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Galway Rural Development brings Learning for Life roadshow countywide

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The Galway Rural Development SICAP team launch the autumn Learning for Life Roadshow this week with details of workshops on CV preparation and interview skills as well as an interesting line-up of information on apprenticeships, job opportunities, and free training courses available throughout County Galway. Members of the public are welcome to this free event, in particular people who are currently at home or not in the workforce.

Short evening courses at NUI Galway

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The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at NUI Galway offers a series of 8-week, non-accredited courses in a number of different subject areas including Archaeology, Writing, World Cinema, History, Art History, Languages, Health & Well Being, Literature & Poetry, Philosophy, Science, News Media, Ancient Greece and Rome, Genealogy and many others.

Government reducing back-to-school costs for families - Burke

The Government is reducing back-to-school costs for families, according to Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke.

Community Employment Schemes must be protected - Penrose

Labour spokesperson on Social Protection, Willie Penrose, says that whoever is appointed Minister for Social Protection in the Cabinet reshuffle must ensure that Community Employment Schemes (CE) are protected.

The Vikings are coming - to party, not to pillage

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The Claddagh boatmen's Bádóirí an Chladaigh Regatta 2017 will not only showcase the finest Galway hookers and gleoiteogs in the West of Ireland, but brave an invasion of two Viking longships, thereby giving this year’s event a decidedly Nordic feel.

Labour councillors demand Shane Ross 'get involved' in solving bus strike

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As the bus strike drags into its second week, Galway city Labour councillors will bring a motion to the next Galway City Council meeting in support of the striking Bus Éireann workers, and demanding the Government "immediately take action to resolve the dispute".

Know Your Rights: Carers and free travel

I care full-time for a relative with a disability and I have applied for Carer’s Allowance. Although I am not yet aged 66 would I be entitled to a free travel pass, if I qualify for this allowance?

People seeking emergency accommodation in Galway rises by 15 per cent

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People seeking emergency accommodation in Galway rose by 15 per cent towards the end of last year, while 84 per cent of properties available to rent in Galway city are priced beyond the reach of citizens relying on State housing payments.

Relocation scheme announced for flood-stricken homeowners


Canney demands “sea change in attitude’ on Farm Assist scheme

“Nothing short of a sea change in attitude” to Farm Assist is needed within the Department of Social Protection as thousands of farmers are losing out through red tape or getting payments lower than they are entitled to.


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