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Inver NS to retain teacher

Inver National School in north Mayo is to retain a teacher in the coming academic year despite fears that the teacher numbers were to be reduced to two from September.

Funding for new classrooms announced

St Canices’ National School, Granges Road, is to receive Government funding for the provision of two new classrooms according to Deputy John McGuinness.

Summer Works Scheme for Barnatra NS

Barnatra National School has been successful in its appeal to be included in the Department of Education and Science Summer Works Scheme 2009.

It’s A Knockout

It’s A Knockout will take place once again this year for Western Care Association during the Ballina Salmon Festival. Held in the grounds of the Scoil Padraig Boys’ National School, Ballina, on Monday July 13 this team event, which can be best described as school sports day for adults, is a hilarious and fun event specially designed to provide maximum laughs and plenty of participation!

Shannon Dance Academy now enrolling

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Shannon Dance Academy, based in St Mary’s National School, Athlone, re-opens its doors on September 7. The school runs children’s ballet and modern dance classes on Mondays and Wednesdays and takes students from 4 to 17 years of age.

Keith Duffy to meet Jordan — the inspiration behind Reek challenge

Boyzone star Keith Duffy, the patron for Irish Autism Action, will be on a tour of Mayo today (Friday) where he will meet Jordan Kearns, the young boy who was the inspiration behind the hugely successful Croagh Patrick Seven Day in a Row Challenge.

€1,000 for Westmeath community initiatives

Three community groups in Westmeath got a welcome boost this week with the announcement that they are to receive funding from the EBS Community Fund.

Minister O'Keeffe slashes Westmeath schools' prefab bill

Three schools in Westmeath have opted to use grant aid for the purchase of temporary accommodation to build permanent classrooms instead, according to the Minister for Education and Science, Batt O’Keeffe.

School prefab rental bill to reach €1.84m

The cost of prefab rental in Galway city and county for both primary and post-primary schools from January to December 2009 is estimated to soar to €1.84 million, according to figures obtained from the Department of Education and Science.

Scholars from St Brendan's, 1956

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St Brendan's National School opened on St Brendan's Road, Woodquay, in 1916. It was an all-male school which initially catered for boys from Woodquay, Sickeen, and Bohermore. After World War II it began to attract pupils from Shantalla and Newcastle. The school closed down in the 1960s with most of the boys transferring to St Patrick's. The school building was hidden behind a high wall, and it was later demolished. Part of the boundary wall is still visible at the back of the rather dull office block that replaced it.

 

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