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As part of the school calendar in recent years, Moyne College, Ballina have built in Mind Your Mind, a week which aims to promote positive mental health and well-being This year Moyne College is very privileged to have this event launched by past pupil, popular GAA pundit and former Mayo footballer Kevin McStay, who will speak to students and staff about his own personal experiences.
Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has welcomed the allocation by Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan of €88,000 funding for Ballina under the RAPID programme. “This is a cause I have been relentlessly pursuing since my election to Dáil Éireann last year,” Dep Mulherin said yesterday. “I am delighted that Ballina is finally getting some funding for projects under the RAPID programme. This money will be used for vital local initiatives and the process will now be undertaken in conjunction with Pobail to decide which projects will be given priority for funding.”
Seventeen teams of Mayo secondary students have been selected to go forward to the Western regional final of the ERP Junk Kouture Recycled Fashion Competition at the Hudson Bay Hotel, Athlone, on March 25. The competition invites budding fashion designers to rework trash and used materials into remarkable high-end couture fashion, promoting sustainability, especially the recycling of electrical waste. The competition received phenomenal interest from the west, with the top 70 creations selected to go through to the regional final.
Twenty five secondary schools in Mayo are to get high speed (100Mbps) broadband over the next few years as part of a national programme being rolled out in all secondary schools. Welcoming the announcement, Minister for State at the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring detailed the Mayo schools as follows:
In a complete break from current cost-cutting trends, a number of development and expansion projects for schools and youth projects around Mayo have just been announced.
Four Mayo schools are benefiting from the Schools’ Business Partnership programme, the only business to education programme in Ireland that is jointly funded by both the Department of Education and Science and business.
Ballina families are rushing to buy their seats for the new state-of-the-art theatre in Ballina Arts Centre of which building is due to start in August of this year. Except they are not buying seats for one show, but for all time. For €500 a seat will be named in honour of your family and for €1,000 you can also be named as a founding member, with your name added to a brass plaque in the foyer of the new building.
Five schools in County Mayo are twinning with locally based companies to give their students the business edge that will help them to develop their careers when they enter the workforce. That’s according to Fianna Fáil TD and Minister for Labour Affairs, Dara Calleary.