A GMIT Maths and Computing student, Adeel Gilani, has become the first winner in the new ‘AppMeUp’ competition for professional and student developers announced by Microsoft and Acer.
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The Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn, has launched new “Guidelines for Developing Textbook Rental Schemes in Schools” in Presentation Primary School, Warrenmount, Dublin 8. The Guidelines provide practical advice to primary and post-primary schools on how rental schemes can be established and operated.
Latest figures for Retail sales show a slight increase during the fourth and final quarter of 2012, according to Retail Excellence Ireland’s (REI) Irish Retail Industry Performance Review Q4 2012.
After several years of advocating the ISPCC were awarded a European Daphne grant as well as funding from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to set up a Missing Children’s Hotline during 2012. The ISPCC has great expertise in offering listening services due to its 24/7 Childline service setup in 1988.
IT Sligo is to host the annual WSCAI Intervarsities Tournament next month, the top event in women’s college soccer, boosting the Institute’s reputation as an expanding centre of sports development.
Fine Gael Dublin Senator and Seanad Spokesperson for the Arts, Catherine Noone, has praised the decision to invest €20 million in the refurbishment of the National Gallery, describing it as a welcome boost to the Arts community. The project is expected to create around 300 jobs during its lifetime.