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Minister of State and Longford/Westmeath TD, Deputy Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has welcomed funding approved by the School Building Unit, to provide additional accommodation for Ardnagrath National School.
Galway hurling stars will take part in a unique event to be held next month to raise funds for Oranmore Boys NS.
GALWAY YOUTH Orchestra, now in its 36th year, will hold auditions for new members next month, in St Mary’s College, St Mary’s Road.
Goose Valley Farm in south Galway is currently taking orders for Christmas.
All birds ordered will be cleaned and packaged, ready for the oven on Christmas day. Collection day is set for Saturday, December 23. Craig will also be giving tours of the farm (bring your wellies). You are welcome to join the team at Goose Valley for a cup of tea, nibbles and traditional Nova Scotian egg nog!
More than 300 primary school teachers attended a conference in Tuam in 1937, 80 years ago tomorrow, to launch the Schools Folklore Collection in Galway County. This was a scheme which invited senior primary pupils, under direction, to go to the oldest person in their community or their grandparents to collect folklore and folk life traditions relating to their own area. Caitríona Hastings has just published a book in which she has selected material from this project which was gathered by pupils of 14 schools in Galway and environs. They are Menlo NS, Castlegar NS, Carrowbrowne NS, Barna, Bushypark, Presentation Convent, Convent of Mercy NS, Claddagh NS (boys), Claddagh (girls), St Brendan’s NS, Claregalway (boys), Claregalway (girls), Oranmore (boys), and Oranmore Convent.
A new preschool and afterschool will open at St Patrick's Primary School this September. The new service will cater for preschool children aged three to five years and offers the free ECCE childcare scheme. The service will also provide afterschool care to children of St Pat's and surrounding schools. A breakfast club will be available for boys attending St Pat's.
An international team of scientists from six countries set sail last week on Ireland’s national research vessel, RV Celtic Explorer on a major trans-Atlantic voyage to study the impact of climate change on the ocean. Departing from St. John’s Newfoundland, and due to arrive in Galway on 23 May, the Galway-based Marine Institute-led team of experts are surveying a transect of the Atlantic Ocean last surveyed 20 years ago to investigate carbon dioxide levels in the ocean. The survey is essential to understand and project how carbon dioxide emissions are accumulated in the oceans and the atmosphere, as well as its effects on the acidification of the ocean.
Moate community groups are coming together to tackle the problem of dog fouling that is destroying the streets of the town.
A classroom behaviour game which is being tested in Westmeath primary schools, including St Paul’s NS in Athlone, has reported a 58 per cent reduction in children’s off-task behaviours.