Make the cut at Celtic Hair College - Now Enrolling!

Mon, Aug 27, 2018

It is said that the first noticeable part of a woman’s beauty is her hair and that sets the tone for her entire look. For a man, a haircut is believed to say a lot about his personality. There are lots of opinions on the subject but one aspect of hairstyles that is universally agreed by man, woman, and child is that we want the best-trained hairdresser or barber to carry out the job on our hair, and Celtic Hair College is one of the best institutions in Galway for budding hopefuls to start their journey in the craft of barbering and hairdressing.

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GRETB Training Centre showcased its range of professional courses at open day

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

The GRETB Training Centre, Mervue Business Park, Galway, held its open day on Wednesday September 5 to showcase the vast range of courses available at the facility. There was a big turn out on the day and the response from the visitors to the centre was very positive.

The open day took place from 10.30am to 3.30pm and gave attendees the chance to learn more about the many training options available in full time, evening, Saturdays, blended learning, apprenticeship, and upskilling options for those in employment. There was a big response to the one-to-one guidance counselling which helped many of the visitors to choose their career options.

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Young students excel at Kumon awards

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Three young students achieved the highest Kumon academic awards as gold medallist English completers at the Kumon Galway City West awards ceremony.

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Accountancy course at Western Management Centre

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

The ACCA diploma in accountancy and business course is now starting in the Western Management Centre. Classes take place over two evenings per week from September 2018 to May 2019. In that time, participants can gain an international qualification, plus it offers a pathway into further studies with students having the opportunity to transfer into the ACCA professional route.

ACCA is the leading accountancy educational body in the world and the diploma is part of its suite of awards. No previous academic or accountancy qualifications are required to study for this course, however some basic understanding of accountancy plus some experience of working with accounts is an advantage.

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Further your career at Galway Community College

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

The further education college in Galway Community College offers QQI Level 5 and 6 courses commencing in September. There are limited places available in sport, business, motor technology, graphic design, and in the performance department. To apply and register, visit www.galwaycc.ie, call into the college, or phone 091 755464.

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Cregal Art autumn art classes

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Cregal Art will host a variety of art classes, workshops, and demonstrations this autumn to cater for both adults and children.

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Music lessons in Moycullen

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Maoin Cheoil na Gaillimhe launched a proposal for a Galway School of Music last year in the hope of generating momentum in the light of the city’s growth as a cultural centre, but also because the spotlight will focus squarely on Galway for 2020, when the city will become the first capital of culture not to have a school of music.

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Learn set dancing in Renmore

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Renmore Set Dancing Classes take place in Lakeview School, Renmore (just up from the g Hotel), every Tuesday night. The classes are a great evening's fun and are good for the body, mind, and soul.

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GMIT to host third annual Green Campus open day next week

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

GMIT’s Green Campus committee will host the institute's annual green open day at the Dublin Road (Galway) campus on Monday.

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Saturday first aid training course at Western Management Centre

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Western Management Centre has now added a first aid course to its training schedule which will run over three Saturdays in October.

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Cost of third level education for parents and students revealed

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

The reality of the cost of third level education becomes all too real for parents and students at this time of year. New research by the Irish League of Credit Unions has found that nine in ten parents help to fund their child’s college education. On average, they contribute €584 per month during the college year. Almost half of these parents say they are forced to cut spending on clothing and goods for other children in the family in an effort to cope with costs.

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Sol y Luna School of Spanish for primary and secondary students and adults

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Sol y Luna Language School in Galway has been serving students’ needs for the past number of years and the testimonials from both parents and students speak for how successful it is.

Spanish is the third most spoken language worldwide, and is gathering momentum in its popularity and importance as a foreign language option in secondary education. Past students have also enrolled with a view to gaining competence in practical Spanish skills for foreign holidays.

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Mr Math — understand, believe, and achieve

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Mr Math offers extensive tuition classes for Leaving and Junior Cert students with a focus on examination based revision. With more than 25 years' experience, Eamonn Conroy (St Enda's Secondary School, Galway) teaches maths to all levels in a clear, structured, and accessible way.

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Bodhran Magic: a brilliant course for the New Year

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Rhythm is in all of us, and the New Year is the perfect time to start learning a new instrument. If you have always wanted to play music then the bodhran is the perfect instrument to get going on. The new Bodhran Magic adult group courses are registering now and starting very soon in the city centre.

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Trading Faces Stage School

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Taking part in a Trading Faces workshop can help boost your child’s confidence in a safe and fun environment. Claire Power, artistic director with Trading Faces, who has been a drama teacher for more than 19 years, outlines the benefits in personal development for your child.

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Registration morning at Croí na Gaillimhe

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Croí na Gaillimhe will holds its biannual registration morning on Tuesday September 11 from 9.30am to 12.30pm where all the information on classes, clubs, and groups will be given. Located at 1 Mill Street, virtually in the heart of Galway, the centre offers courses, clubs, and programmes in a variety of topics as well as acting as an information hub for accessing useful information and resources. The resource centre’s wide and varied activities include the lunch and social club, Siel Bleu exercise programme for older people, a knitting club, men’s group, and many other activities. Registration will take place on the day for many of the classes. This resource centre of St Vincent de Paul continues to develop as a centre of considerable significance socially and educationally for the people of Galway city and county. The centre works with a range of groups across all ages and backgrounds: children, young people, parents, women and men, older people, and people new to our shores.

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Register for Galway Youth Orchestra this weekend

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Galway Youth Orchestra will hold registration for members and auditions for new members in St Mary’s College on Saturday, September 8, from 10am to 12 noon.

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Learn Spanish at The Spanish Institute

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

The Spanish Institute is starting this September with new courses for adults, teenagers, and children. The new term will commence on September 17 and will offer a variety of Spanish classes to all levels, from beginner to advanced. The new schedule of courses is available on the institute’s website www.spanishinstitute.ie and on its Facebook page.

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Learn to play the Rolls-Royce of card games with Better Bridge

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Bridge is said to be the Rolls-Royce of card games, offering the suspense of poker and the excitement of athletic sports in a social setting. It is the most stimulating, most intriguing, most fascinating, and most challenging of all card games. Each deal has some quality of strangeness, providing challenge, enjoyment, laughter, and sheer entertainment. Since the 1930s, bridge has been the most popular card game in the world.

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Further education at GTI — your pathway to future success

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Whether you have received the offer you want or are having second thoughts about the course you chose, it is worth checking out the further education options available to you at Galway Technical Institute, the largest provider of full-time QQI Level 5 and 6 programmes in the west of Ireland. GTI will host a final open day on Tuesday September 11 from 10am to 4pm.

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