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Professor at NUI Galway given highest honour within European life sciences

A researcher at NUI Galway has been given the lifetime honour of membership of the European Molecular Biology Organization, it was announced today. Professor Brian...

Teaching Council strongly praises dedication of school communities

The Teaching Council has strongly commended the dedication of school communities to connect with each other and to facilitate remote learning in a wide...

Galway students urged to apply for SUSI grants before next week

Students in Galway who have not yet applied for SUSI grants are being urged to do so before the 'Priority' closing date on 9...

Over 1,500 free and subsidised higher education places available in Galway

There are 1,550 free and subsidised higher education places available in Galway for the next academic year, as part of two government initiatives. The courses...

Expanded Summer Provision for children with complex needs confirmed

The government has confirmed that the July Provision has been expanded for children and young people with complex needs - who will be able...

Galway TD raises issue of Rosedale School in Galway City with Minister for Education

A Galway West TD has raised the issue of Galway City based Rosedale School for children with severe or profound intellectual disabilities with Minister...

NUI Galway jumps 21 places in QS World University Rankings

NUI Galway has moved up 21 places in the 2021 QS World University Rankings released today, which takes the university to 238th in the...

Leaving Cert ‘Calculated Grades’ online app goes live

The online application system for schools to upload data for Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades went live earlier today. The system allows schools to enter data...

Naughten “disappointed” Minister won’t extend July provision for children with a disability

Galway TD Denis Naughten has said that it's "disappointing" the Minister for Education will not considering extending the July Provision for children with a...

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...

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...

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...

Student teachers continue studies thanks to online technology

Students in Galway and elsewhere planning to pursue third-level studies in teaching should not be worried that the current COVID-19 restrictions will affect their...

Education and Training Boards respond to learners’ needs during crisis

Education and Training Boards across Ireland are bringing in new measures to ensure the continuity of education and training for the nearly 450,000 learners...

Calls for next government to invest in Community Education

The next government must move the debate about educational access and equality beyond formal education settings. It must do...

New funding aims to make school books free for DEIS schools

Over 15,000 pupils and 100 primary schools across Ireland will benefit from new funding which will lower the cost of school books. The new pilot...

Digital literacy a crucial part of education Naughton says

A heavy emphasis must be placed on ensuring young people are taught digital literacy skills Galway TD Hildegarde Naughton. The government's current literacy programme is...

Galway academics awarded funding for project to turn teachers into researchers

A group of researchers from Galway have been awarded funding for a three year project to improve on teachers research skills and networking. Dr Cornelia...

Children in direct provision shouldn’t be denied education – Rabbitte

Children living in the Direct Provision system should not be denied access to education Galway TD Anne Rabbitte has said in response to alarming...

Online resource for teachers and parents of gifted children launched by Galway TD

A new online resource for the parents and teachers of gifted children across the EU has been launched by Galway East TD Ciaran Cannon. The...
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Galway Hotel designates an entire floor to over 65s

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Work to start next month on Tuam Intreo Centre

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Two injured after plane crash in Galway field

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