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A Summer School line-up that ‘Trumps’ previous editions

Bob Shrum, along with Barack Obama speech writer, Cody Kennan and Ian Paisley Jnr have been announced as the headline speakers for this year’s Kennedy Summer School which will take place in New Ross from September 7th to 9th. Cody Keenan will speak about his work writing some of Barack Obama’s most memorable speeches on September [...]

Waterford Schools earn Science Awards

ánaiste and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD, together with Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD, have announced the primary schools in Waterford that have received a Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Award. The programme aims to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and [...]

WIT Department of Science Undergraduate programmes

The Department of Science at WIT has 15 undergraduate programmes spanning the laboratory and land Science areas. The BSc in Pharmaceutical Science is a very popular programme as there is great employment opportunities within the South East region and wider afield. It contains a work placement element which is very beneficial to students in that [...]

Scoil Mhuire presents its end of year awards

he end of year Awards at Scoil Mhuire, Carrick-on-Suir were held on Thursday, May 25th and Friday, May 26th. MC for the event Deputy Principal Brendan O’Dwyer congratulated the students for their hard work and their dedication to study and commended them for sharing their diverse talents in sport, music, art, athletics in which many excelled [...]

Waterford transition years engineer their futures at WIT

aterford Institute of Technology (WIT) welcomed 40 Transition Year students to the Engineering Your Future (EYF) programme, a three-day, hands-on programme designed to give students a meaningful, practical insight into engineering at third level and as a career. Students came from across Waterford to discover if engineering is the career path for them, with Transition Year [...]

ISPCA calls for animal welfare module in schools

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) is calling on the Government to introduce an Animal Welfare and Responsible Pet Ownership module into the primary school curriculum to reduce cases of cruelty and neglect involving animals. A similar model was introduced in many Educate Together schools over two years ago. Said ISPCA CEO, [...]

Kilbrien NS opens sensory classroom with Sanofi support

new outdoor sensory classroom has been opened at a small national school in a remote, mountainous area of West Waterford. The teachers, pupils, past pupils and families at Kilbrien National School have delivered the attractive facility through a huge community effort supported by the Waterford site of Sanofi, a global healthcare leader. Martin Delaney, the Principal [...]


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