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Open day at Athenry College of Further Education

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Athenry Vocational School has been to the forefront in the provision of further education courses since the inception of the concept of lifelong learning and has had tremendous success with students obtaining a qualification which has led to employment opportunities and access to third level courses using the alternative CAO route.

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Galway Study Centre Easter revision courses

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

The Galway Study Centre will offer two weeks of intensive revision during the Easter holiday period. Leaving Cert revision will take place during the first week of the holidays, from Monday March 31 to Saturday April 4, while the Junior Cert classes will be held from Tuesday April 7 to Saturday April 11. In addition, during the second week, a strictly supervised study programme will be available to Leaving Cert students.

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Project Maths academy at Yeats College

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Yeats College’s highly qualified, professional, and passionate teaching staff deliver successful strategies for maximum achievement at Leaving Certificate level. The introduction of Project Maths is a welcome addition to a contemporary maths syllabus.

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Management CPC course can help save €15,000 through Diesel Rebate Scheme

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Galway transport training company Burke CPC has advised local companies with their own truck fleets to consider completing the management CPC course. This will enable these businesses to avail of the recently introduced Diesel Rebate Scheme, which provides refunds to companies who have used diesel with qualifying vehicles in the course of their business.

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Bodhran courses in the city centre

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Most households around the country have an old bodhran lying around in a closet somewhere or hanging on a wall. But most people do not know how to play it. That is all about to change with the Funky Drums bodhran courses running in the Bal Bar, Salthill, beginning in the last week of March.

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A language centre with a difference

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Since 1976, families around the globe have been choosing Midland Language Centre to develop the language skills of their children in a wonderfully welcoming environment.

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Bring mindfulness into your life

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

There will be a day-long introduction to mindfulness in Esker Retreat Centre in Athenry this Saturday, February 21.

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Third level scholarships

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Now that the CAO application is complete and the HEAR and DARE applications are under way, the next series of applications are for students with high standards of achievement in extracurricular pursuits such as sports, performance arts, and creative arts. For those currently studying in fifth year or transition year, this might be the right time to explore the opportunities and benefits your extracurricular pursuits can bring you when applying for a place at third level.

Elite Sports Scholarships are available in a number of universities. These are very competitive but provide a great deal of resources and support for those interested in continuing with their sporting interests. Not all sports scholarships are elite, and closing dates vary according to the sport and the university. Other scholarships such as those for performing arts and creative arts are also available and are worth investigating, so do check carefully.

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Enhance your CV in 2015 with a payroll qualification

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

In today’s economic climate many businesses require additional office skills from prospective employees. A working knowledge of the Irish payroll system is an excellent skill to add to your CV.

Learners who successfully complete this course will have a thorough knowledge of basic PAYE computations to include the cumulative, week 1, and emergency tax basis. Learners will learn and understand PRSI and USC computations, how to deal with starters and leavers, file Revenue forms, and year end procedures.

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Upcoming events at Cregal Art

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

There are a number of free upcoming events at Cregal Art over the spring period, including a silk painting demonstration, an acrylic painting demonstration, a card making demonstration, and a ProMarker demonstration.

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Actors’ Centre Galway — probably the best in the west

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

The Actors’ Centre Galway is now enrolling for its spring 2015 classes. The centre was set up due to a need to support actors throughout their career with continued professional development.

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Two new FETAC courses for Galway

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

Acorns 2 Oaks Play Therapy has announced that it will bring two new courses to Galway this year in association with The Children’s Therapy Centre.

Therapeutic play skills is a FETAC Level 6 minor award, offered on a part time, blended learning, basis which will equip learners with the relevant knowledge, skills, and competence to plan, deliver, and evaluate both group and individual play based interventions. Participants will engage in creative activities that will enhance personal development, develop insight and awareness, and contribute to understanding, and meeting, the needs of all children including those living in adverse circumstances. Directive and non-directive therapeutic approaches will be addressed.

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CAO deadlines to watch out for

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

With the February 1 CAO deadline just around the corner, the focus of attention this week must be on restricted entry courses. These are courses that must be included on the initial CAO application and cannot be added after the February 1 closing date, other than medicine which has an earlier deadline of January 20, to allow for the taking of the HPAT test.

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NUI Galway to host application clinic for school leavers with disabilities

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

In advance of the CAO application deadline, NUI Galway will run an application advice clinic for students and parents who are interested in applying for access to college through the HEAR and DARE schemes. The clinic will be held on Saturday January 10 from 10am to 2pm in the Bailey Allen Hall.

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Learn sean nós dancing with Conradh na Gaeilge

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

Monday January 26 will see the return of Club Árus na nGael’s popular sean nós dancing classes under the expert and patient tuition of Conamara sean nós dancer Pádraig Ó h’Oibicín.

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Irish oral preparation with Conradh na Gaeilge

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

Do you want to do well in your oral Irish examination? Are you looking for an opportunity to practise your Irish in a fun environment?

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University of Cambridge TEFL centre with International House Galway at GMIT

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

Teaching English as a foreign language, or TEFL, is a popular choice among graduates who want to go travelling or people wishing to change career. “There are many courses out there,” said Mary Grennan, director of International House (IH) Galway, “but you need a course which is recognised worldwide, such as the University of Cambridge CELTA — it’s the most recognised ELT qualification in the world.”

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Happy New Year from the French Institute

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

This is the time of the year for ‘les bonnes résolutions’. Start the New Year by joining a French class in the pleasant, friendly, environment of the French Institute. The French Institute is Galway’s oldest French school, located in the beautiful and historic Bridge Mills.

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Western Management Centre launches new QQI public relations course

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

Western Management Centre, Galway, is launching a new QQI accredited PR course. The programme is aimed at participants with an interest in PR, those who are working in the area but want to broaden their knowledge, or self-employed individuals who want to learn PR techniques to promote their own businesses in a cost effective way.

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Opportunity and excellence at St Mary’s College

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

St Mary’s offers a strong curriculum affording students the opportunity to study at the highest levels across an array of subjects. The impressive facilities at St Mary’s are unrivalled in Galway city; the school is set on some 40 acres of beautifully maintained grounds, boasting Gaelic and soccer pitches, basketball and tennis courts, fitness suite, weights room, a nationally recognised cross-country course, indoor and outdoor handball courts, as well as two sports halls.

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