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Is Fianna Fáil really the future?

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Micheál Martin’s appearance on last Friday’s The Late Late Show was eagerly anticipated by many Fianna Fáil supporters. Since the earliest opportunity after the February's General Election, it was clear that the preference of Micheál Martin was to enter a coalition with FG and others.

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!

Mental health issues are being forgotten

I have noticed one issue that seems to have been forgotten when the party leaders debated in NUIG last Monday is the epidemic we have around mental health and suicide. There seems to be a reluctance in some quarters to talk about mental well being and issues we have amongst our younger generation, although not excusive to this generation.In June 2017 I contacted Minister Bruton (Education Minister at the time) with the suggestion of including positive well being and mental health awareness into the school curriculum but not to increase the workload on teachers.

Education is the key to a better life for Travellers, says comedian

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Only 61 members of the Travelling community have been enrolled in third level education since 2017, according to a report commissioned by the Department of Education. The number has increased from 41 in 2016.

Cannon welcomes movement on Presentation College Headford extension

East Galway Fine Gael Minister Ciaran Cannon has welcomed confirmation from Education Minister Joe McHugh that his officials will now make renewed contact with the Board of Management of Presentation College Headford with a view to developing a major new extension to the school.

Notable energy efficiency upgrade pilot programme for three local schools

Three Athlone schools will benefit from a seven million euro fund targeting energy use reduction by 33 percent, test retrofit solutions and improve efficiency.

How we stop doing things the stupid way

When all is said and done, there is great wisdom to be got from Puss in Boots in Shrek. A master of the art of life, a great survivor, a curator of the nine lives that he was born with, he was often known to impart the words of a creature who had lived life to the full and knew all its twists and turns.

Greens urge parents to vote for new secondary school to be run by Educate Together

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This week marks the "last chance" to bring "diversity to education for teenagers" in the city and Oranmore area, with the deadline looming for the Department of Education's online survey regarding Galway's new secondary school.

Educate Together to hold public meeting on Galway's new secondary school

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A public meeting to encourage parents to support Educate Together being the patron of the new second level school for the city, will take place in Ballybane Community Resource Centre next week.

Funding announced for Baylin National School

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