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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...

Galway students among 1,500 to graduate from LIT

Galway students were among the 1,500 students who graduated from LIT’s five campuses, during nine special ceremonies over five days, with many of these...

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...

Ambitious Galway-based project aims to get teenagers moving

A new project based in Galway is aiming to get teenagers moving at school by linking PE with science. CÚRAM - based at NUI Galway...

Galway schools take part in national litter campaign

The Bin It! campaign arrived in the county this week with visits to four Galway school as part of its annual nationwide campaign. The schools...

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...

Ireland’s largest teaching event to take place in Galway

The largest annual educational event in Ireland is set to take place in Galway next weekend. The national FÉILTE event by the Teaching Council will...

A quarter of Galway city primary school students taught through Irish

Galway City has the highest level of primary school students taught through the medium of Irish of any local authority in Ireland. One in four...

Galway Educate Together Secondary School opens

The long awaited Galway Educate Together Secondary School has opened its doors to students this week, albeit in temporary accommodation. The Educate Together Secondary School...

Transport solution found for Craughwell students

A solution has been found for more than a dozen Craughwell based students who were unable to secure a school transport connection to Loughrea. Minister...

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,...

Empathy, inclusion and meeting young people’s education needs

Making sure that young people are getting the best education for their development and wellbeing is an ongoing process, and a new research partnership...

Galway teachers celebrated at unique training event

Teachers from Galway have been celebrated for completing unique project management training held by Junior Achievement Ireland (JAI). The teachers who took part were Tara...

Murphy accuses the government of leaving children with Down syndrome behind.

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy voiced his concern regarding the limited amount of Occupational, Speech, and Physiotherapists in Galway and Roscommon for children with...

Secondary schools in Galway to begin sharing teachers

Schools in Galway have been urged to sign up to a new scheme which will allow post-primary schools to share teachers in priority...
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Coronavirus: Update on confirmed cases in Galway and the state

Eight more people have died after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the Department of Health has confirmed. There have been 295 new cases of the virus...

Councillor calls for extension of fuel allowance to help the elderly

A City Councillor is calling on the government to extend the fuel allowance for the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic to look after the...

People urged to follow rules on 2km exercise radius

The two kilometre radius used for exercising extends only from people's front door or gate, and no further, a Galway TD has said. People should...

Menlo Castle restored to former glory in stunning video

A video of Menlo Castle being restored to its former glory has appeared on the website of Australian insurance company, Budget Direct. Seven castles around...