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Baby European Bison Born at Fota

21st February 2019
Fota Wildlife Park today announced the birth of a female baby European bison, (Bison bonasus), who was born on the 4th January to mother Erika and father Hyssop. 17-year-old Erika is one of the founding... [read more]
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Tusla Commences Registration of School Age Childcare Services

18th February 2019
Tusla - Child and Family Agency today commences registration of school age childcare services for the first time, in a significant step forward in ensuring quality school age childcare for thousands of... [read more]
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Seahorses unbridled at Fota Wildlife Park

14th February 2019
Fota Wildlife Park today announced the arrival of 12 Pot-bellied seahorses, (Hippocampus abdominalis), to the Tropical House at the 100-acre Park. The 12 seahorses came to the iconic Co. Cork visitor attraction... [read more]
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Dolly Parton charity launches free book programme for children in Ireland

14th February 2019
Dolly Parton’s dream to get children to develop a love of books and reading early in life is coming to Ireland – as her charity teams up with local partners to announce a free book-gifting... [read more]
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Scientists uncover underlying genetic mechanism that leads to motor issues in autism spectrum disorders

13th February 2019
Researchers from Cardiff University have established a link between a genetic mutation and developmental movement impairments in autism. The study, which found that the mutation of the CYFIP1 gene leads... [read more]
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Shannon Heritage launch new education programme in partnership with Limerick Educate Together

6th February 2019
Shannon Heritage, a Shannon Group company, has launched a new innovate junior cycle project based tour at its flagship Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. This curriculum based tour has been developed in partnership... [read more]
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Webwise reports 25% increase in use of its resources by schools and parents as new resources launched for younger pupils

4th February 2019
Webwise, the internet safety initiative of the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST), a support service of the Department of Education and Skills, has seen a 25% rise in the use of its resources... [read more]
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Junior Achievement Ireland announces €10,000 prize fund to celebrate Ireland’s most entrepreneurial schools

29th January 2019
A new awards scheme to showcase excellence in entrepreneurship education has today been announced by Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD. Details of the new scheme, which includes a prize... [read more]
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It’s time to PARTY!

28th January 2019
As the madness of Christmas and New Year has worn off and the January blues have subsided, February is the perfect time to begin thinking about your child’s perfect birthday party. Primary Times... [read more]
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Finding confidence through Comedy with Harry Hill

28th January 2019
Harry Hill is one of the UK’s most beloved comedians. He has brought laughter to our homes through TV shows such as ITV’s Alien Fun Capsule, TV Burp and the voice of You’ve Been Framed.... [read more]