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'I am determined, as Taoiseach, to break this country out of this boom and bust cycle'

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Last week Fine Gael held its annual party think-in at the Galway Bay Hotel and, on Thursday morning, I had a sit-down with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to hear his thoughts on a range of local and national issues.

Supporting the transition to secondary school

BY MARGARET HESSION

Post Leaving Cert courses

Now that the first deadline for the CAO has passed, the next area of focus in schools, and indeed for adults who are interested in accessing education, is the further education (FE) sector, also known as PLCs. Post-Leaving Cert courses can provide an alternative route to college and a means of exploring a particular field of study. They are also a means of upskilling in a particular area or a direct route into employment. All courses teach research skills, self-directed learning, and computer skills. Many school leavers use these courses to help them with future career choices.

Galway families face tough start to 2018, warn Greens

Galway families are facing into a very difficult start to 2018, particularly in the areas of rent and childcare, as the Budget’s measure come into effect, the Green Party’s Galway West candidate has warned.

Housing commencements up 35 per cent this year

Analysis by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) shows that 14,917 new houses were started between January and October this year.

Baboró to host Wide Eyes festival for babies and young children

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More than 100 arts professionals from 15 European countries will arrive in Galway this coming February for Wide Eyes, a four day festival of theatre and dance shows for babies and young children.

'Her teacher made a comment on how much she has improved in maths'

This primary school student went to First Class Learning struggling at maths and was not confident in her abilities. An individualised programme was devised to suit her needs and ability. Working just 10 minutes a day can make all the difference — after 18 months' work, this student had progressed to a nine out of 10 in maths. Her confidence was restored and she was ready to tackle maths concepts that were new to her.

Annual GMIT lecture on Irish economy open to the public

Professor John Fitzgerald will be giving his annual lecture on the Irish economy to GMIT business students at the Galway (Dublin Road) campus on Wednesday next ( November 1).

It's time we talked about a post-capitalist society

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When Donald Trump was elected on a platform of far-right populism, many thought that, once in office he would soften his cough a good bit, or at least the “checks and balances” of the American political system would go some way to restrict his more madcap proposals.

NUI Galway announce appointment of new Dean

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NUI Galway has announced the appointment of Professor Cathal O’Donoghue as the new Dean of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies.

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