Dublin News - October 2018

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1,300 new SNAs and Teachers, increase in capitation in largest ever education budget

18th October 2018
New €300m Fund to support priority skill needs of enterprise, drive regional development, and support key sectors in the Face of Brexit     Budget 2019 marks the third year of a... [read more]
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Irish Book Week October 27th - November 3rd

18th October 2018
The inaugural Irish Book Week takes place from October 27th – November 3rd, a nationwide celebration of Irish books and bookshops. A collaboration between Bookselling Ireland and Publishing... [read more]
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100% of the proceeds of the Twilight Walk at Fota on the 28th June are donated to the national children’s charity organisation – BUMBLEance

18th October 2018
Today Fota Wildlife Park director, Sean McKeown presented a cheque for over €6900, the proceeds from the Twilight Walk to BUMBLEance ‘Queen Bee’ Hannah Morrissey, aged 9, from Midleton,... [read more]
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Outdoor Classroom Day 2018 | Any Day from Nov 1st- 16th

10th October 2018
Leave No Trace Ireland are delighted to be promoting this Novembers Outdoor Classroom Day in Ireland. The international initiative acts as a catalyst to inspire more time outdoors on a daily basis: both... [read more]
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Spooky Fun for All the Family as Bram Stoker Festival returns!

8th October 2018
Children and families across Dublin are invited to channel their inner zombie, ghost or ghoul this October Bank Holiday weekend at Bram Stoker Festival’s (October 26th - 29th) series of family-friendly... [read more]
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Monsters, Misfits, Mayhem and Pumpkins

8th October 2018
Shannon Heritage has unveiled a range of spook-tacular events for Halloween that are frighteningly exciting and perfect for the entire family. You can start your Halloween celebrations on Sunday 28th October... [read more]
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Minister Bruton commences key provisions in Education (Admission to Schools) Act, 2018

3rd October 2018
The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton T.D., will today sign a historic Commencement Order bringing a number of sections of the Education (Admission to Schools) Act, 2018 into operation. This... [read more]
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Dyslexia Association launches research findings to mark Dyslexia Awareness

1st October 2018
The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) launches research findings to mark Ireland’s Dyslexia Awareness Month – October 2018. Key findings include: 93% of teachers report that they... [read more]