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Coaching the coaches — new book highlights how good coaching produces good citizens

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Paul Kilgannon lives and breathes coaching. The Claregalway native has been donning the whistle, and running the drills all his adult life. He has been the man to inspire teams from kids to adults. As an active member of Carnmore hurling club for decades, he is driven by the desire to impart knowledge to people of all ages playing sport, so that they appreciate it, enjoy it, and learn invaluable lifeskills along the way.

'Always learning something new'

In the course of a long, varied, career Bibi Baskin has been a schoolteacher, a journalist, a ratings-topping broadcaster, a hotelier, and motivational speaker, and her life’s journey has taken her from her native Ardara, in Donegal, to Kerala, in India. On Sunday November 17, she will be coming to Galway, along with writer Gerard Beirne, to present Suaimhneas, ‘a day of words and wellness’ at the Maldron Hotel in which Bibi will share the wisdom and insights she has accrued through her eventful and remarkable life.

Steps for less stress during exam season

As the Junior and Leaving Cert exams get underway this week, it is normal for students and parents, to become overwhelmed by the high level of stress and anxiety that comes hand-in-hand with state exams.

Aware support and self care groups offer peer to peer support for adults

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According to the latest estimates from the World Health Organisation, more than 300 million people worldwide and approximately 450,000 people (one in 10) in Ireland are now living with depression.

Training and support from National Learning Network

Do you need extra support to get a qualification and get and keep a job? If you have an illness, a mental health issue such as anxiety, or a disability, National Learning Network (NLN) could be the answer.

Focus on You - Adult Learning Event Engage ’18.

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Are you are interested in upskilling or changing career? Are you unsure about what study options to take? Do you need some career advice? Then the Engage ’18 event on Saturday, 27 January may be just what you need to kick-start your career in 2018. Taking place at the Connaught Hotel from 10 – 1, this one stop shop career event gives you the opportunity to engage with career consultants, educational providers and employers in the Galway region.

College supports for students with disability

It is that time of year when students start to consider their options before the central applications system opens in November. It may be particularly worrying for students with disabilities as they question their suitability for certain courses based on what they feel may be a restriction.

Enhanced learning for all

No two children with learning difficulties are the same, so each child needs a programme tailored specifically to his/her needs.

Novel solution to student accommodation problem

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In order to address the immediate need for student accommodation, Winters Property is leading the field by exploring alternative possibilities to standard student accommodation.

Local councillor making steady progress on road to recovery

Popular local councillor, John Dolan (FG), is making “steady progress” in hospital, his party colleague Tom Farrell told a meeting of Westmeath County Council this week.

 

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