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O’Neill re-elected GMIT president for second term

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Roscommon native Sam O’Neill has been elected Students’ Union president of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology for a second term, after an overwhelming majority of 90 per cent voted to re-instate him into the position.

Davitt College successfully links with NUI Galway

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The world of science, technology, engineering, and maths continues to develop and with it the need for a skilled and talented workforce. The role of any school is central to the development of key skills that our future generations will need. “There is no doubt that the education of our young people from primary school to third-level will play a very important role in Ireland’s future prosperity and advancement,” said Bernie Rowland, principal of Davitt College, Castlebar. “So we are constantly enriching and enhancing the curriculum we provide here at Davitt College.”

Kilkenny student scoops gold in The Netherlands

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Tracey Nolan, a Waterford IT student, originally from Kilkenny, and working in Kilkenny’s Zuni restaurant, has fended off tough competition to scoop a coveted gold medal in the Culinary Arts competition, at the Association of European Hotel and Tourism Schools (AEHT) Annual Conference and Competitions.

Galway Film Centre events and courses

FOR MANY filmmakers, the journey is just beginning when they have their finished DVDs in their hands. Next step is to get that film out there and into film festivals.

Information evening on dementia

An information evening on dementia will be held at the Menlo Park Hotel tonight (Thursday) at 7.30pm.

NUI Galway rallies support for Jordan

In a unique charitable event laptop computers, donated by Galway businesses and educational institutions, will be carried overland from Germany to the Middle East in a rally car driven by NUI Galway postgraduate researcher Armin Haller before being donated to a school in Jordan.

Westport Walks Wednesdays to commence next week

All schools and businesses in Westport are collaborating to encourage everyone to travel to school and work in a sustainable manner. All commuters are requested to consider walking, cycling, car pooling, or taking the bus or train. This is a re-launch to encourage both schools and workplaces to get involved and it is intended to have weekly WWW days from now on. The first commences next Wednesday, February 10.

Growth of green schools project in Mayo welcomed

The members of the Environmental and Emergency services SPC of Mayo County Council welcomed the continued growth of the green schools project in Mayo following a presentation they received this week. Eva Gannon, an education officer with An Taisce, outlined the new green schools travel programme that is currently being rolled out through Mayo.

An Taisce walk to school day a major success

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Fifty Galway schools are taking part in a green schools’ travel initiative aimed at encouraging students, teachers and parents to walk, cycle, park ‘n’ stride, car-pool and use public transport instead of using private cars on the school run.

Childminders examine ways of developing childcare

Forty childminders gathered in Galway recently to explore various ways of developing their childcare services. The event was supported by the Galway City and County Childcare Committee.


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