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New superbugs website launched by NUIG

A new website has been launched by NUI Galway’s Centre for One Health to help educate children about the threat from superbugs.The website secretlifeofmicrobes.com...

Schools across county ready to take part in Maths Week from October 10

People and schools across Galway are gearing up to take part in the annual festival of maths next week which, like many other celebrations...

Errors in Leaving Cert calculated grades affecting thousands of students

Two errors have been found in the Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades process, An Taoiseach Micheál Martin has confirmed this afternoon.The Taoiseach told the Dáil...

140 secondary school students to take part in innovative LIFT programme

Students in Galway are set to begin developing their leadership skills this term through LIFT Ireland's innovative leadership learning programme. A total of 140 secondary...

There is more than one route from school to university

The established route from school to university is not a ‘one size fits all’ model. That’s the message to students today from Andrew Brownlee, CEO...

Delays in Covid testing could have serious implications for childcare settings

Concerns have been raised that any delays in Covid-19 testing will have serious implications for childcare settings across the country. Early Childhood Ireland has said...

Students urged to ‘tell their story’ in new online survey on grants

Third level students have been asked to 'tell their story' by filling out an online survey on the grants system.The Sinn Féin survey was...

Huge class sizes in parts of Galway is a “huge concern” says Galway TD

A Galway West TD has expressed concerns about new figures from the Department of Education which show class sizes with as many as 37...

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...
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Galway City Council adopts €102 million 2021 budget

Galway City Council has agreed on a budget of €102.5 million for the city for the year of 2021, an increase of €2.8 million...

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Common house spiders more dangerous than believed

Spider bites are quite rare. But researchers at NUI Galway have found that common house spiders and false widow spiders are perhaps more dangerous...

Gary Boylan signs for Galway United

Galway United have signed 24-year-old Gary Boylan after a year playing Gaelic football with Belmullet.The defender came through Sligo Rovers' academy system and spent...