Restore Cuts in Education

Education is a fundamental human right. The reduction of provision for education at all levels by the current and previous governments is an attack on that right. Young children need a good start in education in order to benefit fully at further and higher levels. That is why I strongly support the demands of the Irish […]

Calls for New Primary School In Borrisoleigh

“All we are saying is give our Borrisoleigh children a chance for the best possible start in life” There have been calls made for a new primary school for Borrisoleigh due to the fact that the existing school is divided in two by a road. The former Girls National School and Boys National School, which […]

Next Government Must Deliver World Class Education System – Ibec Mid-West And Kerry

In advance of the upcoming general election, Ibec Mid-West and Kerry, the group that represents business in the region, called on the next government to ramp up investment in education to ensure students develop the necessary skills to thrive when they enter the workforce. A skilled and versatile talent pool will strengthen the region’s credentials […]

St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh notes

1st year Boys soccer St Joseph’s College 1st year boys travelled to the Dome, Thurles for the annual Futsal tournament. With a promising team, St Joseph’s travelled in hope of reclaiming the county title. We were grouped together with Gaelcolaiste Clonmel, Carrick CBS and Colaiste Mhuire Thurles. We set the tone in the opening match, […]

Have your say in relation to Training & Education for business in Tipperary

Members of the North Tipperary Economic Working Group, which comprises representatives from the Local Authority, IDA, Enterprise Ireland, the Education and Training Board, Teagasc, LIT, North Tipperary Leader Partnership and the County Enterprise Board, are inviting businesses to share their views and give input into the County training and education plan.  Two focus groups have […]

New MATHletes Challenge competition now open to Tipperary students

MATHletes Challenge 2014, a pioneering maths tournament for Ireland based on the Khan Academy approach to learning and teaching maths, has been launched by Irish American Technology Entrepreneur Sean O’Sullivan and Ciaran Cannon T.D., Minister for Training and Skills at the Department of Education. Starting on 1st February, MATHletes Challenge 2014 will provide participants with a fun, competitive, engaging […]

Sports & Recreation Students from Templemore College visit Sporting Limerick City

The sports and recreation students from Templemore College of Further Education (formerly St. Sheelan’s College) recently visited The University Arena Sport located in the grounds of the University of Limerick.  They met with Neasa Fahy O’ Donnell, Senior Executive Sports Manager who brought them around the facility and answered their questions on the running of […]

Open Evening at St Theresa’s National School Borrisoleigh 20th Feb

St Theresa’s National School, Borrisoleigh is holding an Open Evening tonight, February 20th at 7pm.                                                                   Parents and children are invited along to enrol […]

Alliance against Cutbacks in Education [ACE] Crucifying the Innocent to balance the books

6 months ago, the Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn, was busy in the media defending the decision of his Labour and Fine Gael colleagues to attack the level of provision for children with special needs. The allocation of Special Needs Assistants [SNA’s] was to be dramatically reigned in and the provision of vital one-to-one resource-teaching […]

Griffith College Limerick Offers Leaving Certificates Students Free Revision Courses in Maths

As tens of thousands of students prepare for their Leaving Certificate, Griffith College Limerick will once again provide free revision courses in ordinary level mathematics to answer any last minute questions students may have.    The revision course will be delivered South Court Hotel, Raheen Roundabout, Limerick this year on Wednesday 11th April.   Each […]

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