Month: August 2010

New Linguistic orientated course at NUI Galway

Dear Reader, Demand for people with  foreign languages is high in Ireland, but to find the people with the right experience and the right language proficiency proves difficult for some recruiters, particularly if they are not the main(European) languages. NUI Galway is offering a new Masters Programme, outlined below for native speakers of English, French, …

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Teaching drama to be broadcast on radio tomorrow

Teaching drama to be broadcast on radio next week – Galway Advertiser – August 26, 2010. The trials and tribulations of finding a teaching job in today’s cut-throat market are to be aired in a brand new radio drama on Galway Bay FM tomorrow, August 31. Galway Bay FM senior journalist Sorcha Crowley has written, …

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Join http://www.jobfit.ie – training programmes/improve your skills, find a job

Hello Reader, Irish unemployment levels are around 13 %, comparing to just 5% in 2005. You can the CSO  check the CSO website here for a breakdown by year/month. Below is the outline of a new governmental programme. JobFit is a free 13-week programme of training for unemployed people to help them improve their skills …

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Ireland’s love with tea… an overview of Irish Teas

Hello Reader, I have been meaning to write about Irish tea to which I have taken a liking to over the years.. An interesting fact is that Irish people are the largest tea consumers in the World! On a per head basis the most tea is drunk in the Irish Republic where annual consumption is …

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Camping in Ireland – Where to go Camping in Ireland

Image via Wikipedia Ok, Granted, reading this title may seem some kind of a contradiction in terminus, as Ireland is known for many things like Guiness and U2, but camping/caravaning probably isn’t one of them, due to it getting its fair share of rain, but once you can get your head around the fact that …

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