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Educate Together secondary school for Galway gets cross party support

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Parents involved in the campaign for a second-level Educate Together school for Galway received a boost to their campaign following cross-party expressions of support for such a school for the city, during a recent visit to Leinster House.

Canney welcomes timeline for progress on Clarin College

The emergence of a timeline for progress on a new build for Clarin College, Athenry was welcomed this week by Galway East TD Seán Canney, who said that the Department of Education envisages that the new secondary school could be delivered for September 2019.

Gerry talks retirement, and our World Cup hopes are dashed

Well, Sinn Féin had a very successful and satisfactory Ard Fheis last weekend.

AIDS West marks thirty years with international conference on HIV and Ageing

To mark 30 years of supporting people living with HIV in Galway and the West of Ireland, AIDS West are to host an international conference focusing on ‘HIV & Ageing’ on World AIDS Day, Friday December 1 at The Ardilaun Hotel, Galway.

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While Europe prepares for war, Galway dances the Lindy Hop!

Charles Lindberg made his famous non-stop flight from the US to Europe in May 1927. A young pilot of 25 years, he flew from New York to Paris, on a plane christened The Spirit of St Louis, and his achievement was celebrated across the world. Even on the dance floor!

GMIT welcomes €200m announcement of investment in Institutes of Technology

The President of GMIT, Dr Fergal Barry, and the Chief Executive of the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA), Dr Joseph Ryan, have welcome the announcement of a major capital investment in higher education.

Westmeath schools to benefit from low pupil teacher ratio - Burke

Westmeath schools are set to benefit from the lowest pupil teacher ratio ever, Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke, has said.

The art of success at Merlin College

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Merlin College’s motto “Achieve, create, become,” was certainly reflected in its recent Junior Cert results with 10 students receiving an ‘A’ grade in Higher Level art alone. This is only the second cohort of students to take their Junior Cert exams since the Doughiska school opened in 2013, with 100 per cent of students passing their Junior Cert exams last year also.

The figures don't lie - Galway needs an Educate Together secondary school

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The notion of Galway as a growing city, a young city, a diverse city, is embedded in our psyche. Maybe it's that period we spent as the fastest-growing city in Europe. Maybe it's 18,000 students at NUIG, and thousands more at GMIT. Maybe it's in the stories we tell ourselves as we declare ourselves a cultural hub, a party town, a place to settle down.

 

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