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Interview: Amber Barrett – at the top  of her game

Interview: Amber Barrett – at the top of her game

Amber Barrett has already had an extensive career in club and international football. She also has a teaching degree. She spoke with Niall Gormley Amber Barrett has been playing top-level football for half a decade, having made her international debut for Ireland back in 2017. In that year she was also the Irish Women’s National…

Minister Josepha Madigan announces significant increase in Special Education Provision in Dublin

Minister Josepha Madigan announces significant increase in Special Education Provision in Dublin

Press release from Minister of State for Special Education and Inclusion, Josepha MadiganTD: I’m delighted that we have made significant progress over the last few weeks in terms of additional special classes being sanctioned in Dublin. Since I announced that I would be using the section 37a process to compel schools to open classes across…

Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio

Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio

The Ye Olde Hurdy-Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio, located in Martello Tower Howth, boasts many examples of early Morse equipment, gramophones, crystal sets, valve radios and other pieces of equipment. Additionally, you’ll find music boxes, posters, photographs, telegrams, batteries, needle boxes, early TVs, stamps, household items and more. It’s a gadget lover’s paradise. They’d love…

Further Education and Training – More than you might think | The many paths for Leaving Certs

Further Education and Training – More than you might think | The many paths for Leaving Certs

At the best of times, selecting a course can be a very difficult decision for Leaving Certificate students. These are not the best of times.  With so much uncertainty over the past number of months, it has been very challenging for any young person trying to make decisions which determine their future. And, there are…

Part-time Study Options at NUI Galway

Part-time Study Options at NUI Galway

We have reached a significant milestone in March 2021, a full year of living with COVID-19, a year like no other. As we look back on this year and the skills that we have learned – at speed, this global pandemic has changed the way we live, work and communicate with one another.  “Having celebrated…

Transform Education at St Nicholas Montessori College

Transform Education at St Nicholas Montessori College

NEW COURSES AT ST NICHOLAS St Nicholas Montessori College’s FIRST non-Montessori Teacher Training Courses BA Hons Psychology – Level 8 Full Time/Part Time This course offers a broad introduction to the field of Psychology and its major sub-disciplines. Over 3 years (or 4 year part-time) learners engage with the core areas in psychology including developmental,…

Liberties College – A well deserved reputation

Liberties College – A well deserved reputation

ESTABLISHED over 50 years ago, Liberties College has earned a well-deserved reputation as a major centre for Further Education and Training in Dublin.  Situated in the heart of the Liberties and just a stone’s throw from bustling Grafton Street, we attract students from all corners of Ireland, throughout Dublin and from the surrounding areas. Our…

A career in getting things moving

A career in getting things moving

Organising, co-ordinating, managing, and moving goods is what logistics and supply chains are all about. They involve planning, implementing, and controlling the movement of products and information. Logistics and supply chains are integral to every industry in the world and operate around the clock facilitating international and domestic trade in all sectors of the economy. …

When childcare goes beyond care – Giraffe

“The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn…” Maria Montessori  Working in Childcare is more than creating a caring and loving environment for children. It is about providing them with wonderful experiences and opportunities to explore the world through play.  When you see the world through…

Students know what to study but they often don’t know how to study

Students know what to study but they often don’t know how to study

“Recognising that good grades come from a combination of consistency, technique and mindset, these courses also cover topics relating to goal-setting, habit formation and self-image in order to boost confidence and cultivate a positive study-mindset” Premier Tuition Centre offer a range of study skills courses for secondary school students from first year to Leaving Cert…

A New Football Royalty

A New Football Royalty

Interview: Emma Duggan, Gaelic Footballer Words: Niall Gormley | Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile One of the most famous goals in gaelic football was scored in 1978 when Mike Sheehy of Kerry chipped Dublin goalkeeper Paddy Cullen with a quickly taken free off the ground. In 2021 the feat was bettered when Meath’s Emma Duggan struck,…

Certificate in Public Procurement at Griffith College

Certificate in Public Procurement at Griffith College

Are you working in public procurement and seeking to upskill your knowledge and advance your career prospects? Griffith College’s new Certificate in Public Procurement is the ideal course for you.  This QQI approved, level 8 qualification, has been designed with input from leading public sector procurement practitioners to meet the specific needs of procurement and…

NCBi – Equitable Education 

NCBi – Equitable Education 

The right to education is something we are all familiar with however, for children and young people who are blind or vision impaired, the current education system can present some challenges. These challenges have been detailed by NCBI in a recent report entitled Equitable Education which was launched by Mr John Kearney, CEO of the…

Theology as an education in wisdom

Theology as an education in wisdom

Theology is probably not at the top of a lot of people’s lists when considering what to study at university. After all, not too many people grow up thinking they want to be theologians! But studying theology at St Patrick’s College Maynooth just might be a good choice for you. Let me explain why.  Why…