Category: EDUCATION

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NUIG researcher wins prestigious national teacher award

NUIG researcher wins prestigious national teacher award

Dr Clíona Murray of the School of Education at NUI Galway has been awarded a prestigious teacher researcher award for her work on research literacy skills. Dr Murray's main areas ...
Galway University Hospitals hosting Careers Evening for secondary school pupils

Galway University Hospitals hosting Careers Evening for secondary school pupils

Galway University Hospitals will be holding a Careers Evening for secondary school students in Galway City and County interested in healthcare this week. A group of health and soc ...
Athenry Gaelscoil facilities to be upgraded with new investment

Athenry Gaelscoil facilities to be upgraded with new investment

A gaelscoil in Athenry is set to benefit from new funding for additional facilities, Minister for Education Joe McHugh has confirmed. Toilet facilities at Gaelscoil Riada in the t ...
Primary school enrollment expected to drop 30% in the west by 2036

Primary school enrollment expected to drop 30% in the west by 2036

Primary School enrollments in the west of Ireland are expected to decline by almost 30 percent by 2036 according to a new report. The new study published by the Department of Educ ...
NUIG academic receives Mayo Clinic award for contributions to medicine

NUIG academic receives Mayo Clinic award for contributions to medicine

Professor Timothy O'Brien from NUI Galway has received the prestigious Mayo Clinic award for his contributions to the field of medicine. The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is ...
GMIT welcomes €90 million Technological University fund

GMIT welcomes €90 million Technological University fund

The creation of a €90 million fund to help Institutes of Technology make the shift towards becoming a Technological University has been welcomed by GMIT. The Connacht-Ulster Allia ...
Prefab preschool plans for Bullaun parish hall

Prefab preschool plans for Bullaun parish hall

Plans have been submitted to the county council for a new prefabricated preschool facility for the village of Bullaun. Planning permission is being sought for the construction of ...
GMIT women’s entrepreneurship programme coming to three new counties

GMIT women’s entrepreneurship programme coming to three new counties

After three years of incredible success helping women set up their own businesses the EMPOWER female entrepreneurship programme from GMIT is expanding to three new counties. GMIT ...
Retired Galway teacher takes home Teachers Inspire Award

Retired Galway teacher takes home Teachers Inspire Award

A retired teacher who taught at Tuam CBS was named as the Connacht awardee at the inaugural Teachers Inspire Ireland gala event held in DCU last night. Seamas Cassidy received the ...
Negotiations on site for St. Teresa’s Special School collapse but fresh landowner talks underway

Negotiations on site for St. Teresa’s Special School collapse but fresh landowner talks underway

Negotiations on the purchase of a new site for St. Teresa's Special School in Ballinasloe have fallen through, but the Department of Education have already started talks with anoth ...
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