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Pupils reap benefits from school English Club

MASS immigration into Ireland in the last decade put a strain on schools and one of the new difficulties was dealing with pupils who weren’t fluent in English. However, at St Patrick’s Comprehensive, an after-school English Club was established to help the new arrivals.

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New space for Kinvara youths

Young people in South Galway and North Clare are set to have a new social outlet shortly, as it was announced this week that the old courthouse in Kinvara is to become home to the Kinvara Youth Project.

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Seamount College the answer to school places crisis?

A Kinvara school could be the answer to a shortage of second-level places across South Galway identified by the Commission on Schools Accommodation, according to a group of campaigners in the area.RESCUE, the umbrella group established to campaign for the retention of secondary education in Kinvara, believes that Seamount College is ideally positioned to offer a solution to South Galway’s secondary school accommodation shortage.

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North Clare excelling at adult education

Adult education is growing in popularity countywide and North Clare is no exception. Family-orientated courses, a marked increase in the number of male participants and a greater range of programmes are some of the changes that have taken place to the field in recent years.

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