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Creating a roadmap to college

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The cancellation of the Leaving Cert exams, as announced by Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh last week, has provided some clarity for students and parents while facilitating the emergence of further uncertainties. The Department of Education has provided a guide to help explain why this decision was reached, what it means for students, parents, and teachers - and how it will happen.

Our Lady’s Bower students reflect upon surreal conclusion to Leaving Certificate exam year

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The Leaving Certificate class of 2020 will be forever synonymous with COVID-19 and its detrimental impact on matters education.

Contracts issued for design team for new school building for Moycullen

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Contracts to appoint a design team for a proposed new, larger school building, with upgraded facilities, to accommodate Moycullen's growing population, have been appointed.

Easing of cocooning measure evokes sense of freedom as leaving certificate students tread into unknown waters

To those of you who, like myself, have been in lockdown, I say a big big hello and welcome to the free world again!

Local leaving certificate students bear impact of landmark decision


Online language courses and online TEFL training at Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre

Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre, a Department of Education recognised training institute, now in its 33rd year of business, is a quality school with Cambridge Exams Centre recognition, EAQUALS, Quality English, ACELS/QQI, and FETAC accreditation. During the forced temporary closure due to Covid-19 restrictions the school has moved online with English language classes available at all levels from €45 per week. Classes adhere to the new strict Quality English UK online course standards - a guarantee of quality and standard.

Prime technology fund established for disadvantaged students

A €10 million fund has been established to provide technology and devices for disadvantaged students at both primary and secondary levels, Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael Deputy, Peter Burke, confirmed this week.

Mayo school to star in RTE Creative Kids documentary this Sunday

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Pupils from the De La Salle Boys Primary School in Castlebar, Co Mayo are to star in an RTE One documentary Creative Kids this Sunday, May 3 at 6.30pm.

What should parents and students now expect from their schools?

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As we head into the second month of school closures, with the initial novelty of home schooling alongside working from home rapidly wearing off, parents are asking themselves what should they be expecting from their schools as we head into May/June?

COVID-19 sees driving tests suspended and council operated pools and leisure centres close

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In our response to the rapidly evolving situation around COVID-19, Mayo County Council would like to inform the public that all swimming pools/leisure centres operated by Mayo County Council will close to the public effective of close of business today.


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