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How does my child secure a third level place on lower points if he/she has a diagnosed disability?

The Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) is a college and university admissions scheme which offers places on a reduced points basis to school leavers with disabilities. DARE offers an opportunity to students who have the ability to benefit from and succeed in higher education but who may not be able to meet the points for their preferred course due to the impact of their disability/specific learning difficulty.

Public talk to address growing concerns over drug misuse

A new organisation which aims to heighten awareness and find solutions to suicide, alcohol, and drug misuse will hold a public meeting in the city next week.

Clodagh Higgins to run for FG in Galway City West

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Clodagh Higgins has been confirmed as Fine Gael's second candidate for Galway City West in May's Local Elections, finally bringing to an end the long held speculation the party would field a running mate for Cllr Pearce Flannery.

Accredited one-year business and executive coach training programme

The next Coach Institute of Ireland one-year Business and Executive Coach Training Programme will begin in Galway on Thursday and Friday, April 4 and 5. The programme will be facilitated two full days a month from April to December, with a break for July and August.

Applying psychology at work

Are you a business owner, human resource manager/director, training and development professional, engineering or production manager, an educator, a social worker, or a health care professional? Have you ever wondered what really goes on in the minds of your employees at work, and would you like to be able to apply a little psychology when getting things done within your organisation?

Finding a philosophy for living

An evening course, which will combine the insights of the great philosophers with the practical findings of modern psychology, will take place in Galway city at the end of the month.

Simplicity can be the hardest thing of all

Maybe it was all Darina Allen’s fault. For about 100 years of cooking Christmas dinners and burning turkeys, we were happy.

Clearing away the career change fog

Q: I’m thinking about a career change. Well, to be honest, I’m thinking about thinking about a career change. I don’t even know where to start. Can you give me any pointers? Before I even go to meet somebody such as a coach or career direction specialist, I would like to think about questions I should be asking myself. (IT, email).

The ongoing nightmare of living with Lyme disease

May is Lyme Disease awareness month so I thought I’d write a little bit about it, my own experience of it and how to prevent it.

‘There is no time limit to grief’

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A couple of months ago, radio presenter Meghann Scully published a candid and moving memoir about the devastating loss within a year of her brother Marcus, and father Maxie. Marcus was killed in a 2005 car crash, while Maxie, widely known as a superb horseman, died the following year after a long illness.

 

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