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Awe-inspiring sights at Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark

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The Marble Arch Caves UNESCO GlobalGeopark is located in the rugged mountainous uplands and the gentle rolling lowlands of counties Fermanagh and Cavan. It is one of 127 UNESCO Global Geoparks across 35 countries worldwide, and only the second UNESCO designated site in Northern Ireland.

Search for relatives of Galway man who died in Australia

Facebook group Irish Families in Perth (IFIP) is looking for any information on family members of the late Patrick Francis Gordon.

Free green training to support Galway’s youth into work

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Young Galway jobseekers are now being offered the opportunity to up-skill for emerging environmental job opportunities through a free ECO-UNESCO initiative called Green Options.

Baboró conference to examine how we nurture creativity in the classroom

Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is to hold a ground-breaking conference entitled Opening the Door to Creative Teaching and Learning. The conference will take place in NUI Galway on Thursday May 28 and is aimed at anyone interested in improving levels of confidence, creative and critical thinking and problem solving in primary school children, and in finding new ways of exploring the curriculum using creativity and active learning.

Moate students need the public’s votes

A group of students from Moate Community College were ecstatic at the news that their environmental action project was one of the 70 groups across the Republic and Northern Ireland shortlisted for ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards showcase and ceremony in the Mansion House on May 22.

Mayo’s young people asked to protect Ireland’s environment

ECO-UNESCO, Ireland’s environmental education and youth organisation, is making a final call to young people across Ireland to take environmental issues into their own hands. Due to popular demand, the registration deadline for the ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2013 been extended until Friday December 21. The programme recognises and rewards young people who create environmental action projects that directly affect and influence their local communities.

St Brigid’s College wow Eco-Dragons at Young Environmentalist finals

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A group of young people from St Brigid’s College in Callan, Co Kilkenny made a successful pitch to judges at a Dragon’s Den-style ‘Eco-Den’, hosted by Eco-Unesco in Dublin on March 31 and April 1.

Minister launches three-way development partnership for youth in Africa at NUI Galway

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On Monday the Minister of State with special responsibility for Overseas Development Peter Power TD launched a new three-way partnership at NUI Galway, which it is hoped will greatly benefit young people in Zambia.

NUIG leads UNESCO study in Zambia

The UNESCO Child, Youth and Civic Engagement team, based in NUIG, is to take part in an international collaborative research project on civic engagement, youth, and gender in Zambia.

 

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