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Welcome back students — let Galway shape you and you shape it

Just as if to show that nothing much changes, there was heavy traffic too on the first morning I came to college in Galway 36 years ago this week. The September sun was shining, and a band of us packed into the back of a mate’s car were winging our way to a new city and new life. As we swung around by the Galway Shopping Centre, the local radio station WLS was blaring out We Built This City (on rock and roll) and life seemed good.

NUI Galway to welcome record number of first year students with orientation programme

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NUI Galway is preparing to welcome a record intake of 3,500 first year students from Monday, with a special orientation programme running at the university this weekend to help the students adjust to college life.

New dog grooming course launches at GTI

Galway Technical Institute is the largest and longest established college of further education in the west of Ireland, catering for up to 2,000 students annually both full and part-time.

Achieve an internationally recognised computer qualification

GRETB Training Centre is now offering a fully funded International Computer Driving Licence course (ICDL).

Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre to hold open day on September 28

Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre, Galway's oldest language school and a Department of Education recognised training institute, now in its 34th year of business, will hold an open day on September 28. The centre welcomes anyone interested in studying with it to drop by, where the team will have information on the foreign language programme, TEFL courses, and English language classes.

Training for women with an interest in politics starting next week

Women for Election, the non-partisan, independent organisation that has trained women to stand for election since 2012, is calling on women across Galway to sign up for its next INSPIRE Campaign School, which starts on-line on Wednesday, September 29.

The Industrial School Band

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In 1852, Fr Peter Daly purchased the estate of Kilcorkey from the Encumbered Estates Court. The owner of an adjoining site subsequently disputed his title to a particular plot and brought proceedings against him. Peter Daly, however, proceeded to construct on the plot in question a building he described as "A Benevolent Home for aged respectable females whose circumstances would render them unable to afford themselves a comfortable home". An attempt was made to settle the case out of court but it failed and, in court, judgment was given for the plaintiff Miss Grattan Esmonde. She was given possession of the house in August, 1863.

Mayo students win top prizes in Texaco Children’s Art Competition

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Four Mayo students have won top prizes in this year’s 67th Texaco Children’s Art Competition, the results of which were delayed until now, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Open day Fridays this September in Galway Community College Further Education

Choosing a course is one of the most important decisions you will make, so why not call in to Galway Community College during its open day Fridays this September and get the information you need to make it correctly.

I-Career can help young people navigate education and career planning

I-Career, based in Oranmore, Galway, is now in its 12th year in business. The company specialises in career planning for young people between the ages of 13 and 25 who are challenged by education and career planning decisions.

 

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