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Moate CS students receive prominent ECO-UNESCO environmental award

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Reflective of their consistent dedication to the development and enhancement of the Sensory Garden at Dun na Si Heritage Park in Moate, Transition Year students from Moate Community School received due formal recognition of their feat, claiming the 'Further Growth' award at the national Young Environmentalist Awards which were announced in recent times.

The Boys of Summer from a decade and a half ago

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A decade and a half ago in 2005, it was a so-so year for the Mayo senior footballers. A year after reaching the All Ireland final, they had a league semi-final loss to Armagh in the Spring, which was followed by elimination from the championship at the quarter-final stage at the hands of Kerry, having been beaten by Galway in the provincial decider.

Cultural Connections – Celebrating Cultural Diversity

Galway Traveller Movement in association with the Galway City Museum are hosting the Traveller Living History Exhibition as a day event on this Saturday June 15 in the Museum from 12pm to 5.00 pm. The exhibition has been produced by the Meath Traveller workshop, The scene includes a fully restored Barrel Top Wagon, a traditional tent, a flat cart, working tin-smith, A storytelling Traveller woman and of course, a camp-fire.

Gradam 2019 launched as cathaoirleach evokes spirit of UNESCO Year of Indigenous Languages

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The spirit of 2019 being UNESCO Year of Indigenous Languages was evoked by the Cathaoirleach of Gaillimh le Gaeilge when she spoke at the launch of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2019 at an event in the Connacht Hotel on Tuesday.

Awe-inspiring sights at Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark

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The Marble Arch Caves UNESCO GlobalGeopark is located in the rugged mountainous uplands and the gentle rolling lowlands of counties Fermanagh and Cavan. It is one of 127 UNESCO Global Geoparks across 35 countries worldwide, and only the second UNESCO designated site in Northern Ireland.

Search for relatives of Galway man who died in Australia

Facebook group Irish Families in Perth (IFIP) is looking for any information on family members of the late Patrick Francis Gordon.

Free green training to support Galway’s youth into work

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Young Galway jobseekers are now being offered the opportunity to up-skill for emerging environmental job opportunities through a free ECO-UNESCO initiative called Green Options.

Baboró conference to examine how we nurture creativity in the classroom

Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is to hold a ground-breaking conference entitled Opening the Door to Creative Teaching and Learning. The conference will take place in NUI Galway on Thursday May 28 and is aimed at anyone interested in improving levels of confidence, creative and critical thinking and problem solving in primary school children, and in finding new ways of exploring the curriculum using creativity and active learning.

Moate students need the public’s votes

A group of students from Moate Community College were ecstatic at the news that their environmental action project was one of the 70 groups across the Republic and Northern Ireland shortlisted for ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards showcase and ceremony in the Mansion House on May 22.

Mayo’s young people asked to protect Ireland’s environment

ECO-UNESCO, Ireland’s environmental education and youth organisation, is making a final call to young people across Ireland to take environmental issues into their own hands. Due to popular demand, the registration deadline for the ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2013 been extended until Friday December 21. The programme recognises and rewards young people who create environmental action projects that directly affect and influence their local communities.

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