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PRE-SCHOOLERS LEARN ABOUT SAVING ENERGY WITH SEAI AND EARLY CHILDHOOD IRELAND

21st September 2018
Pre-school children around Ireland are learning about saving energy through a partnership between Early Childhood Ireland and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). SEAI is providing free... [read more]
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Minister Bruton announces schools to participate in network of Creative Clusters

21st September 2018
68 schools to use art and creativity to address shared challenges and to achieve better learning outcomes The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton T.D., yesterday announced that 68... [read more]
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Team Ireland win 44 medals at the European Junior Lifesaving Championships

18th September 2018
Ireland’s top Junior Lifesavers have won 20 gold medals, 16 silver medals and 8 bronze medals at the European Junior Lifesaving Championships. Ireland placed 2nd in Europe in the beach competitions... [read more]
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Pippa O’Connor launches Cheerios Childline Breakfast 2018

17th September 2018
Today, Pippa O’Connor launched the Cheerios Childline Breakfast 2018 at Suesey Street, 26 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2. This year, Cheerios Childline Breakfast will... [read more]
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Tusla launches National Child and Family Support Week to increase awareness of Tusla family support services

17th September 2018
Tusla-Child and Family Agency has launched its first ever national promotional drive to highlight the range of services it provides as part of its Prevention, Partnership and Family Support(PPFS) programme. Tusla... [read more]
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Educate Together Welcomes €11.9 billion Investment in Education

14th September 2018
Educate Together welcomes today’s announcement by the Department of Education and Skills of a number of measures to assist the implementation of the Action Plan for Education under Project 2040 the... [read more]
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Countdown to Space Week: Competition Time!

7th September 2018
Calling all Earthlings! Space Week Ireland is about to blast off, so get ready for one giant leap into all things Space. Space Week is a week that encourages people to engage with Science, Technology,... [read more]
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Irish comedian Dara Ó Briain Announced as Guest Judge for Novel NUI Galway Science Competition

5th September 2018
NUI Galway is challenging science enthusiasts and filmmakers of all ages to produce an engaging and educational short science video for this year’s ReelLIFE SCIENCE competition. This year, winning... [read more]
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Teaching children to differentiate fact from fiction online

4th September 2018
Karthik Krishnan, Global Chief Executive Officer of the Encyclopaedia Britannica Group, highlights the challenge that learners (plus teachers and parents) can face due to unsubstantiated information on... [read more]
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Pet ownership can positively influence your child’s health and development

4th September 2018
If you grew up with a family pet it is hard to imagine a life without one, many positive childhood memories are experiences with a beloved pet. For many families in the UK, pets are members of the household... [read more]
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How to get the kids back into a sleep routine

3rd September 2018
With the new school year approaching, it can be a challenge getting the kids back into a bedtime routine, and even harder to get them up in a morning. A good sleep routine is important for both parents... [read more]
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KEEP YOUR CHILD OUT OF HOSPITAL THIS SEPTEMBER

3rd September 2018
The weather is changing, colds and flus are on the rise - add a new school or routine into the mix and it’s easy to see why hospital admissions for asthma increase so much at this time of year. September... [read more]