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Families to get refunds for Leaving Cert fees in ‘next few days’

Refunds for people who had already paid for this year's Leaving Certificate exams have been processed by the Department of Education, it has been...

Gaeltacht summer schools receive €4.7 million lifeline

Gaeltacht summer schools left desolate by closures due to the Covid-19 crisis have received emergency support from once off funding of €4.7 million. Galway Senator...

Students urged to use caution before leasing accommodation this year

Students are being advised to exercise extreme caution before signing up to a lease for accommodation this year, as it's still uncertain what the...

Over 60,000 Leaving Cert students to register with Calculated Grades portal

Over 60,000 Leaving Cert students are expected register this week at a new online portal to decide whether they wish to receive a calculated...

Radical changes needed to address ‘fundamental threat’ to childcare sector

Maintaining physical distancing with pre-school children is impossible and the changes required by the COVID-19 pandemic pose a fundamental threat to the survival of...

New GMIT Masters brings together Engineering and Design

A collaboration between the schools of Engineering, Business, and Design & Creative Arts at GMIT has produced a groundbreaking new postgraduate course launching this...

East Galway secondary school approved for multi-million upgrade

St Killian's College secondary school in New Inn has received approval for a major upgrade to its specialist facilities with a multi-million investment by...

Galway TD calls for clarity on July Provision for children with special needs

East Galway TD Anne Rabbitte has called on the Minister for Education to clarify the status of the July Education Programme, also known as...

Galway’s CÚRAM medical devices centre helps primary school kids practice mad science at home

Galway's CÚRAM Research Centre for Medical Devices is helping primary school teachers trying to keep their students engaged while teaching online with a range...

New website launched to help teachers support students online

A new website has been launched to support Primary and Post-Primary teachers who are teaching classes online during the current crisis. ‘Teacher Support’ was created...

NUIG makes changes to 2020/21 academic year

NUIG is making significant changes to the timetable and teaching methodology of the upcoming 2020/21 academic year in response to the impact of the...

Undergraduate Open Day at NUIG to be held online for first time

NUI Galway's Undergraduate Open Day will be held online for the first time on Thursday, 7 May. The Open Day will give students, parents and...
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Coronavirus: No deaths but 18 new cases in Ireland

There were no deaths related to COVID-19 today, but 18 new coronavirus cases in the Republic of Ireland were reported to the Department of...

Council refuses approval for new nursing home outside Gort

Galway County Council has refused planning permission for the construction of a 50 bed nursing home to the east of Gort. Plans were submitted in...

Connacht Rugby signs Alex Wootton in one year loan from Munster

Connacht Rugby has this week confirmed that they've closed a deal to sign Alex Wootton over from Munster in a one year loan deal. Wootton...

Tuam Bypass closing for two days next week

The N17 Tuam Bypass will be closing in phases for two days next week in order to allow maintenance works to take place. The intention...
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