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Useful study techniques by the Tutor Doctor

Outside of classroom and grinds there are also many techniques that may be used to improve the effectiveness of your study. When developing your study timetable the following tips can help you maximise the effectiveness of your efforts.

First Thought Talks - shining a spotlight on creativity

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FROM MUSIC to dance, from theatre, street performances, to exhibitions of all kinds, the Galway Arts Festival is continually seeking innovative ways to engage with its ever expanding audiences, and this year is no exception with the new addition of the First Thought Talks series.

Release stress through mental field therapy

MFT stands for mental field therapy. At the ISHSKO Centre in Westport, MFT is used to relieve pain sensation caused by unresolved psychological traumas. It alleviates the adrenal stress associated with emotional conflict, which compromises a patient's physical health. MFT gently releases the stress through a series of specific tapping points and healing statements made by the patient. It is an elegant and effective means of helping people clear emotional issues.

Artistic course in Westport

Lose 10lb per month with celebrity slimming supplement

Whether we like it or not, when it comes to the perfect figure, we look to the Hollywood starlets for ‘thinspiration’. At the recent Oscars, there were very few bulges on display! While a lot of these A-listers are actually too thin, a slimmer, trimmer, healthier shape and size is achievable for us all, without the prerequisite of a personal chef and personal trainer!

Volunteers sought for Great Ethiopian Run

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Operation Transformation star and renowned fundraiser Ronan Scully is undertaking the Great Ethiopian Run this November, and is looking for volunteers to join him. Scully has already signed up close to a dozen participants to run with him on the annual event, a 10km walking and running challenge through the heart of Addis Ababa on November 27.

Thinking of a career in the creative field?

Are you thinking of pursuing a career as a film maker, musician, animator, writer, or architect? If so Mayo County Council Arts Office in partnership with the TF Royal is organising a not to be missed Creative Careers Day. The Creative Careers Day is one of the many events that make up Excel, Mayo County Council’s youth arts programme.

Mayo thanked for Haiti help as Trocaire launches Lent campaign

One month after the earthquake hit Haiti and killed 230,000 people, Trocaire’s director Justin Kilcullen has thanked the people of County Mayo who contributed significantly to the €3.5 million the agency has already received in donations to help people there. Some three million people are in need of food aid.

Potential for 2,000 new jobs in creative west

When international comparisons are factored in, the western region has the potential to create at least an extra 2,000 jobs in the creative sector, according to Gillian Buckley, chief executive of the Western Development Commission. Ms Buckley was speaking at the launch of the WDC’s report Creative West: The Creative Sector in the Western Region, the first study of its kind conducted in Ireland. She added: “There are 4,779 creative businesses operating in the western region, directly employing over 11,000 people or three per cent of all employment in the region. This generates an annual turnover of €534m and directly contributes €270m to the gross value added of the regional economy. It is therefore a major economic contributor to the region that we believe can be grown significantly, even in these difficult economic times.”

Claremorris planning applications down

Planning applications were down over a third in the Claremorris electoral area for the three month period of January to March 2009 compared to the same period in 2008. Senior planner for Mayo County Council John McMyler gave the elected members the number on foot of a request at the previous month’s meetings. He informed the members: “In the first three months of 2008 there were 500 planning applications on file in this area, and this year for the same period there are 314 applications, that’s a drop of around 37 per cent.”


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