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Story ideas for Friday 14th August 2015

August 10, 2015 Posted in : Educate Together, Education, Experts, Schools

Story Idea: Educate Together determined to open a school in Castlebar next month
Expert: Paul Rowe 
(Expert in Child Education and Education Policy) CEO, Educate Together.               
The Hook: In 2014, the Department of Education and Skills appointed Educate Together as patron to a national school to open in Castlebar this September. This announcement was welcomed both locally and nationally and is the result extensive campaigning by local parents and the government’s school patronage divestment programme.  However, in Castlebar, the Tuam Archdiocese has offered a premises to the Department; Burren National School, which, closed more than 20 years ago largely due to its remote location. This premises is unsuitable as a modern school building – it would require considerable redevelopment work and it is in too remote a location to be accessible to Castlebar families.

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Story ideas for every day of the week: 10th – 14th August 2015

August 10, 2015 Posted in : Alpha College of English, Car Sales, Construction, CSO, Educate Together, Education, Irish Green Building Council, Motorcheck, Students, Youths

Monday 10th August 2015

Story Idea: Great opportunities for the practically-minded Leaving Certificate Results students
Expert: Stephen Shortt (Expert in Training and English) Managing Director, Alpha College of English.                  
The Hook: Students getting their Leaving Certificate results this year have more opportunities than ever of getting into careers that they will find interesting, be well able to do and from which they will derive an excellent standard of living. 25 new Apprenticeship programmes have been set up – get into one and flourish.

Notable Events for Monday 10th

* Puck Fair 2015, ends 12th August
* World Lion Day

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