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Planning has been approved by Donegal County Council for two renewable, solar powered, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations with additional energy storage capacity at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) Campus car park, opposite the main college building. The pioneering project, which is funded under the EU Interreg Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme,
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Ireland’s largest student enterprise programme has been launched in what is now its 20th year. An initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices to encourage entrepreneurship in secondary schools, the Student Enterprise Programme has seen over 300,000 secondary school students take part nationally since it first began with almost 15,000 taking part in Mayo. 
Culture Education Health News
New research confirms that participating in creative activity in adult years promotes health and well- being and reduces loneliness, depression and stress. The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, T.D., welcomed the results of a newly-published report by The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin.
Culture Education News
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman TD, have welcomed the holding of Ireland’s first ever Rural Youth Assembly, which took place online today. The Assembly gathered young people living in rural areas, aged between 12-18 years old, to discuss the
Education Environment News
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) launch a new children’s book to help children learn to save energy and take climate action, called ‘Guzzler’s Party’. This lively and educational book is aimed at children from junior infants to second class. The book follows Alina, an energy savvy schoolgirl, as she teaches Guzzler, the friendly […]
Education Housing News
‘Housing for All: A New Housing Plan for Ireland’ will be the focus of The Housing Agency’s Housing Conference 2021, which will take place online from Monday 8 to Friday 12 November. Through daily webinars, Housing Conference 2021 will provide an overview of the aims and objectives of ‘Housing for All’ while facilitating in-depth discussion on
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Innovate Limerick through Film in Limerick and Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board are delighted to announce the return of their Writers Factory Screenwriting Programme for budding local screenwriters in the Mid-West. First designed in the early 2000s, the Writers Factory programme has grown to be the gold-standard of screenwriting courses and has launched […]
Culture Education News
The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, TD, has announced a series of online webinars aimed at the theme of addressing disadvantage. Developed under the What Works initiative, this is the second ‘Festival of Learning’ and will focus on delivering fairer futures for children, young people and families in Ireland. The […]
Education News Technology
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, has launched ‘Speak Out’ – the anonymous tool to report violence and harassment in higher education institutions. Speak Out is an online and anonymous reporting platform for incidents of: bullying cyberbullying harassment discrimination hate crime coercive behaviour