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Jeffrey Lynskey has performed a really super job as Galway minor manager over the past few years, and this year's charges reaffirmed that last weekend when they produced a superb second-half display to see off Kilkenny by 0-21 to 0-14. In doing so they clinched the county's 12th All-Ireland minor title, and the third under Lynskey's guidance in the past four years.
Jeffrey Lynskey has been a successful manager with the Galway minor hurlers over the past few seasons, guiding the county to titles in 2015 and 2017 and to another final this Sunday when his charges take on Kilkenny on Sunday in Croke Park (1pm).
Galway's promising young athletes are looking to shine on the national stage on Saturday at the Irish Life Health All Ireland Schools' Cross Country Championship.
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 Community College is holding a first year open day on Thursday February 22 from 4pm to 5pm. Senior cycle applicants are also invited to attend with teachers and career guidance counsellors present to give advice and answer any questions students or parents may have.
The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway today last week hosted a Youth Empathy Day with the highlight being the visit by actor and Patron of the Centre, Cillian Murphy, who spoke to the students about the importance of empathy in his work.
Bergen Belsen Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental was in Galway this week for a special screening in The Eye Cinema of “Condemned to Remember”, a documentary inspired by his experiences as a child during the war.
Galway Community College will hold a first year open day on Friday December 8 between 3pm and 4pm, and the team would be delighted to welcome incoming students and their parents/guardians for a tour of the state of the art facilities.
This year for the first time, Galway Community College will be sending students on an Erasmus+ programme. Eight students and two teachers will travel to Evora in Portugal at the end of October for three weeks to learn new skills and competencies, for the exchange of best practice in vocational education and for students to gain invaluable work experience.
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