St Nicholas' Parochial School now enrolling

Thu, Nov 18, 2021

St Nicholas’ Parochial Primary School is now taking enrolments for the 2022 – 2023 academic year. St Nicholas’ Parochial School is a co-educational, multi-denominational, child-centred school with a long tradition of serving the youth of Galway. It is centrally located in Woodquay (beside the Town Hall Theatre) and due to the central location of St Nicholas’ Parochial School, the pupils have the opportunity to attend many different educational events held in Galway’s many cultural hubs. Even in the current environment, the school can still make the most of the surroundings by going for walks in the local parks, by the River Corrib, and taking classes outdoors.

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Have you found your TRIBE?

Thu, Nov 18, 2021

After a very successful run last year, Galway’s only youth arts festival is back, and is bigger and better than before.

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Merlin College still hopeful Department of Education will extend school building

Thu, Nov 11, 2021

Merlin College in Doughiska has grown to such unprecedented levels that it now pins its hopes on the Department of Education granting an extension to the building so that all children wishing to attend will be accommodated, especially those from the community in the east of the city.

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Joyce’s Supermarkets launches staff training programme with GRETB

Thu, Nov 11, 2021

Galway based independent grocer Joyce’s Supermarkets has launched a new programme to upskill and provide formal training for its employees who are seeking to build a career in retail management. The programme includes an in-house trainee manager development scheme. In addition to this, trainee managers from Joyce’s have been enrolled with Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) on a QQI Level 6 course.

Joyce’s currently has nine junior managers enrolled on the supervisory management programme with GRETB. The combination of inhouse and external training will provide employees with insight into retail management and hands-on experience.

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NUI Galway to showcase new postgraduate opportunities at virtual open day

Thu, Nov 11, 2021

NUI Galway has unveiled new postgraduate programmes in artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, business, hospitality, and international development as part of this year’s virtual open day, which takes place next week.

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St Nicholas' Parochial School now enrolling

Thu, Nov 11, 2021

St Nicholas’ Parochial Primary School is now taking enrolments for the 2022 – 2023 academic year. St Nicholas’ Parochial School is a co-educational, multi-denominational, child-centred school with a long tradition of serving the youth of Galway. It is centrally located in Woodquay (beside the Town Hall Theatre) and due to the central location of St Nicholas’ Parochial School, the pupils have the opportunity to attend many different educational events held in Galway’s many cultural hubs. Even in the current environment, the school can still make the most of the surroundings by going for walks in the local parks, by the River Corrib, and taking classes outdoors.

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St Nicholas' Parochial School now enrolling

Thu, Nov 04, 2021

St Nicholas’ Parochial Primary School is now taking enrolments for the 2022 – 2023 academic year. St Nicholas’ Parochial School is a co-educational, multi-denominational, child-centred school with a long tradition of serving the youth of Galway. It is centrally located in Woodquay (beside the Town Hall Theatre) and due to the central location of St Nicholas’ Parochial School, the pupils have the opportunity to attend many different educational events held in Galway’s many cultural hubs. Even in the current environment, the school can still make the most of the surroundings by going for walks in the local parks, by the River Corrib, and taking classes outdoors.

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Cleanroom, packaging, and environmental awareness course at GRETB Training Centre

Thu, Nov 04, 2021

GRETB Training Centre is offering a cleanroom, packaging, and environmental awareness course which gives job seekers an opportunity to gain a Level 5 qualification, work experience, and ultimately employment in the cutting-edge sector of medical device technology and general manufacturing areas.

The cleanroom, packaging, and environmental awareness course commencing on the November 8 will provide participants with an insight into the controlled environment, while also affording them with the competencies required to successfully contribute to the wider manufacturing Industry.

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New Computer Driving Licence course with GRETB Training Centre

Thu, Oct 28, 2021

GRETB Training Centre is now offering a fully funded International Computer Driving Licence course (ICDL), formerly ECDL. This course starts November 15 and runs for 20 weeks, which includes four weeks work placement.

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Welcome to Coláiste Muire Máthair

Thu, Oct 28, 2021

Newly amalgamated Catholic coeducational voluntary secondary school on St Mary’s Road. The school is under the joint trusteeship of CEIST and the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh, and Kilfenora. It opened its doors this autumn to 175 first years and they were joined two days later by 519 students from the former St Mary’s College and Our Lady’s College, Galway.

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Beauty therapist – a rewarding career

Thu, Oct 28, 2021

A new beauty therapist traineeship is starting on November 8 in Tuam, Co Galway.

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St Nicholas' Parochial School now enroling

Thu, Oct 28, 2021

St Nicholas’ Parochial Primary School is now taking enrolments for the 2022 – 2023 academic year. St. Nicholas’ Parochial School is a co-educational, multi-denominational, child-centred school with a long tradition of serving the youth of Galway. It is centrally located in Woodquay (beside the Town Hall Theatre) and due to the central location of St Nicholas’ Parochial School, the pupils have the opportunity to attend many different educational events held in Galway’s many cultural hubs. Even in the current environment, the school can still make the most of the surroundings by going for walks in the local parks, by the River Corrib, and taking classes outdoors.

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Start a new and exciting career or upskill at the Glam Gals Academy

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

Glam Gals Academy offers courses in gel nail extensions, threading, tanning, gel polish, brow lamination, lash lift, and specialised waxing.

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Pharmacy retail counter assistant course with GRETB Training Centre

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

A pharmacy retail counter assistant course that is exempt from course fees, will start on November 1 at GRETB Training Centre in Mervue, Galway.

Pharmacy sales assistants deal professionally with customers on a large range of health, personal care, and beauty issues. They are well groomed, enjoy dealing with people, and enjoy work that is varied, fulfilling, and rewarding. This course equips you with skills needed to perform various tasks assigned to pharmacy assistants in a fast-growing industry.

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Practical French for beginners

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

Have you ever felt confused when travelling to a country where you do not speak the language? Do you want to improve your soft skills for your resume? Are you simply interested in the French culture or in learning a new language? Are you tired of the language learning apps?

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Coláiste Éinde - supporting students to reach their potential

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

Coláiste Éinde is a co-educational, voluntary, secondary school situated in Salthill, catering for boys and girls from first year to Leaving Certificate. For nearly a century, the school has helped students mature into young adults with a balance of knowledge, experience, and values that enables them to enjoy fulfilling lives and rewarding careers. Operating under the patronage of the Bishop of Galway, today’s vibrant school community continues in this proud tradition of excellence in education.

A recent Whole School Evaluation by the Department of Education praised the school’s positive atmosphere of care, support, and affirmation, with Coláiste Éinde’s dedicated staff providing an extensive programme of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to support the holistic development of students. Coláiste Éinde is proud of its happy and positive environment which ensures that all its students are cherished equally and allowed to develop their own individuality in a comfortable and safe setting. Parents are encouraged to show a keen interest in their children's education and parent-teacher liaison is viewed as vital in encouraging progress.

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Beginners Mandarin language courses for adults and children

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

The Confucius Institute's Mandarin language course is suitable for beginners or those with some basic knowledge of Mandarin. The aim of this non-accredited course is to enable students to feel confident in communicating in everyday situations with Chinese native speakers, and to give insights into the Chinese culture and way of life.

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NUI Galway awards gold medals for civic engagement

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

A junior doctor and a speech and language therapist have been awarded gold medals for civic engagement by NUI Galway.

Dr Rosemary James, a graduate of medicine in 2021, was honoured by the School of Medicine for her outstanding community outreach and volunteering, as well as research in global health.

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Join St Angela’s College virtual open day on October 22

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

College open days are hugely important as prospective students explore options when deciding their CAO preferences, and although venues are gradually opening up again, St Angela’s College,Sligo, will once again offer a virtual event for those interested in the courses available for 2022.

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Places available on Motor Technology at Galway Community College of Further Education

Thu, Oct 07, 2021

Galway Community College (GCC) continues to offer a wide range of further education courses. The college offers a unique and very practical course in the form of Motor Technology whereby students get first-hand experience in small student centered learning environment. The eight modules include Motor Vehicle Practice, Motor Vehicle Theory, Engineering Workshop Processes, Communications, Auto Electricity, AutoCAD, Mathematics, Work Experience .

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