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The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, and the Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar TD, have today (Thursday) announced that over 2.5 million images of historic records of Births, Marriages and Deaths from the General Register Office (GRO) are now available online for the first time. The images, […]
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Over 55,000 students will receive their results today in Ireland. More than 4,000 students have failed their Leaving Cert maths exams, effectively locking them out of many third-level courses which require a pass as a basic entry requirement. Grades in the higher level maths paper have stabilised with more than 70 per cent securing an […]
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Carrying a bag full of books home from the shops is an exhausting experience. And book shops can be expensive! We’ve compiled a list of five of the best places to buy books online, so you can have your favorite author shipped directly to your door. Book depository By far the best website to order […]
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Eight volunteers from Donegal County Council were awarded with the 2016 Junior Achievement Ireland Awards last week. The programme sees volunteers from the Council giving 45 minutes of their time each week to deliver a six week course in different primary schools in their areas. Donegal County Council have been involved with the Junior Achievement […]
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While college is important, particularly in the information age, there is much to be said for the autodidact. In the age of technology, and the internet, it’s never been easier to educate yourself. Here, we’ve included our top 5 apps that will help with learning, for readers who are too busy to enrol this year. […]
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Proving there is always something new to learn, Limerick’s Lifelong Learning Festival kicks off this week with over 150 events and activities to interest, entertain and engage people of all ages! The festival, now in its fifth year, runs from Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th March 2015. This year’s festival theme ‘Learning for Positive Living’ links learning […]
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EXCEL 15 is Mayo County Council’s annual celebration of young people’s creativity takes place this month. As always there will be a whole host of events, workshops, exhibitions and showcases awaiting this year’s young audiences and events are happening right across the west county. The EXCEL 15 programme is designed for teenagers and young adults […]
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Meath County Council are inviting applications from Primary Schools throughout Meath to get involved in our new Pride of Place 2015 initiative. Meath County Council has recently launched a School Gardening Awards Scheme under the Pride of Place for Primary Schools. This new initiative aims to provide primary school children with the opportunity to learn […]
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The CARA National Adapted Physical Activity Centre in conjunction with the Irish Rugby Football Union and with the support of the Department of Justice and Equality, announced their second Xcessible Youth Sport Initiative aimed at increasing awareness of participation opportunities for children with disabilities in sport and physical activity. Xcessible Inclusive Youth
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The workshop is geared towards engineers, architects, site assessors and local authorities or anybody with a keen interest in knowing more about how to deal with septic tank options and alternatives. The seminar is organised by FH Wetland Systems Ltd., and will be delivered by Féidhlim Harty, who has been designing and working with natural […]
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Profiling Challenges to the Education Sector in Donegal in 2012, a report produced by the Economic Security Sub-group of the Children’s Services Committee has been launched by Mr. Paul Hannigan, President LYIT. Following a series of budget reductions in the Education sector the Economic Security sub-group commissioned research to establish their impact in Donegal. This