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Twenty five secondary schools in Mayo are to get high speed (100Mbps) broadband over the next few years as part of a national programme being rolled out in all secondary schools. Welcoming the announcement, Minister for State at the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring detailed the Mayo schools as follows:
A woman who punched a man in his face, ripped off his T-shirt, and pulled his trousers down, was convicted and fined at Castlebar District Court this week for the section two assault.
Frank Macken, fresh from his All-Ireland singles success of last week, added the doubles title with partner Aidan Bell in the All-Ireland golden masters’ doubles final at a packed Williamstown on Saturday afternoon last, once again facing Clare contenders Pat Donnellan and Stephen McInerney as the opening match of a two match card at the Galway venue, got off to a great start.
With Leaving Cert celebrations in full flow this week students got to enjoy some welcome reprieve from exam and points stress. However, the reality of life and prospects after secondary school are set to hit home from next week when CAO offers and course placings start coming through.
In a complete break from current cost-cutting trends, a number of development and expansion projects for schools and youth projects around Mayo have just been announced.
Four Mayo schools are benefiting from the Schools’ Business Partnership programme, the only business to education programme in Ireland that is jointly funded by both the Department of Education and Science and business.
Participants in this year’s Town of Tomorrow schools’ competition have an additional area on which to set their imaginations loose – the vast Westport convent site, which was recently acquired by Mayo County Council and Westport Town Council.
Interest in the 2009 Town of Tomorrow competition – which has been extended this year to include a category for students of the GMIT in Castlebar – has been phenomenal, with 49 entries received from budding architects, designers, and planners, and those who simply have wild imaginations.
Five schools in County Mayo are twinning with locally based companies to give their students the business edge that will help them to develop their careers when they enter the workforce. That’s according to Fianna Fáil TD and Minister for Labour Affairs, Dara Calleary.