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Moycullen primary school adding six new classrooms

Scoile Mhuire primary school in Moycullen is planning to add six new prefabricated classrooms. The Board of Management is seeking planning permission from the county...

Fun, interactive fitness initiative welcomed by Galway teachers

A health and fitness programme currently being delivered to schools by Irish fitness expert Tom Dalton has been praised by Galway teachers. Since its inception...

NUI Galway reveals which degrees increased in points this year

NUI Galway has seen a significant increase in points this year with the number of courses over 500 points almost doubling since 2018. CAO offers,...

Galway Educate Together NS among 17 schools with structural defects

Another 17 schools have been identified as having structural defects after investigations, including the Galway Educate Together National School in Newcastle. All the schools in...

Galway Steiner NS becomes GRETB community school

The Galway Steiner National School in Knocknacarra will come under the patronage of the GRETB as a Community School from this year on. The school...

First ever Galway Wind Park Scholarship launched

The first ever Galway Wind Park scholarship programme has been launched. Funded by the co-owners of Galway Wind Park, SSE Renewables and the Galway Wind...

Funding for two library projects in disadvantaged communities

Two projects in Galway to provide library supports to communities and individuals at risk of being socially excluded, marginalised or disadvantaged have received backing...

Galway TD puts forward new idea to promote bilingualism

A programme which would encourage créches and childcare facilities to facilitate bilingualism should be developed, a Galway West TD has argued. Speaking in the Dáil,...

Gort NS building moves one step closer with process to appoint design team

The new Gort NS building has 'moved a step closer' with today's confirmation by Minister Joe McHugh that a Design Team for the project...

Construction begins at site of new special school in Tuam

The construction of St Oliver's Special School in Tuam, which began recently, has been described as 'great to see'. Sean Canney TD visited the site...

NUI Galway researcher receives prestigious Royal Society award

A Biomedical Engineer at NUI Galway has been chosen as one of four researchers in the Republic of Ireland to receive a prestigious Royal...

Minister visits national school in urgent need of upgrade

A government minister has visited Craughwell National School, which urgently needs upgraded according to one East Galway TD. Minster Ciaran Cannon welcomed the visit of...
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42 charities across Galway receive donations from AIB

A total of 42 charities in Galway have received donations from AIB, as part of the bank's community investment programme. Galway Rape Crisis Centre and...

Water restrictions lifted on two of the Aran Islands

Water restrictions which have been in place on the Aran Islands since late April have been lifted on Inis Mór and Inis Meain after...

Lane closures for overnight M17-M18 motorway roadworks

Overnight roadworks on the M17-M18 motorway on will involve lane closures on Thursday night. DirectRoute Tuam Ltd, the M17-M18 concession company, is carrying out works...

More time sought to convert derelict city filling station to restaurant

More time is being sought for a project to convert a derelict filling station in Galway City to a restaurant. Planning permission to convert the...
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