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Cash boost for local public libraries

Public libraries in Ballymahon, Roscommon, and Ballinasloe are to benefit from funding as part of a two-year development plan for the library sector, it was announced this week.

Library to close for two days

In order to facilitate the installation of new shelving , the City Library, John’s Quay will be closed on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 May. It will reopen at 10am on Thursday May 27.

Kilkenny’s libraries throw lifeline to the unemployed

The message that the local libraries in the city and towns of county Kilkenny were of the utmost importance in the daily lives of the unemployed resounded loud and clear this week following a presentation by the head librarian to members of Kilkenny County Council.

Learn online for free with FÁS at your local library

FÁS, in partnership with the Westmeath County Library Service, is delighted to resume the FÁS eLearning at the Library project in Mullingar and Athlone libraries.

Government paying €450,000 for inaccurate on-line history lessons

The Government is paying out €450,000 a year to Encyclopedia Britannica and World Book for schools to access online material which contains farcical inaccuracies about the Irish Civil War, according to Fine Gael Seanad Education Spokesperson, Fidelma Healy Eames.

Curioser and curioser

AT A time when our public servants are coming under the microscope it is perhaps appropriate to remember the important contribution the majority of them make to the fabric of Irish life.

Barrett condemns county library cut

“Libraries around the county will not be able to buy any more new books or daily newspapers later this year due to funding cuts,” according to Labour councillor Harry Barrett.

Calling all Mayo entrepreneurs for Emerging Entrepreneur Awards

This year, the David Manley Emerging Entrepreneur Awards is offering €100,000 as well as mentoring for all nine short-listed entrants and Alfie Kane, chairman of the panel of judges, is calling on Mayo entrepreneurs in the business, arts, or social areas to enter the competition.

Learn online for free with FÁS at your local library

FÁS, in partnership with the Westmeath County Library Service, are delighted to introduce the FÁS eLearning at the Library Project to the Mullingar and Athlone libraries.

Online learning in Mayo libraries

Mayo County Library is delighted to launch a joint project with FÁS to offer learning opportunities for adults in three libraries: Castlebar, Ballina, and Swinford. The project provides a range of online courses, which can be accessed in the library or from home, supported by a facilitator who will be available in the participating libraries. The courses will help people gain new computer skills and build on existing skills.

 

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