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Ceol ó Chroí – Music from the Heart

Ceol ó Chroí – Music from the Heart

The Drumshanbo Traditional Irish Music Course presents A Charity Music Concert Ceol ó Chroí – Music from the Heart The Mayflower, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim on March 8th 2024 at 8pm Funds raised from the concert will go to supporting the following charities: St Vincent de Paul, Drumshanbo, North West STOP, Sligo Cancer Support Centre and The Capuchin Day Centre Ticket price:10 euro, children for free Tickets can be bought online at Eventbrite.com or on the door (cash or card) You can also make…

Leitrim sees the evolution of education as the new College of Further  Education and Training (FET) announced by Mayo Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training  Board

Leitrim sees the evolution of education as the new College of Further Education and Training (FET) announced by Mayo Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board has announced the founding of a new Further Education and Training college: Leitrim College of Further Education and Training. Building upon the productive and mutually cooperative working relationship of Drumshanbo Vocational School, Drumshanbo FET Centre/Leitrim Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme Leitrim, and Lough Allen College this new college will bring together all entities in a major evolution of further education and training for the region. Speaking on the announcement Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim ETB Chief Executive…

Sligo sees the evolution of education as new College of Further Education  and Training (FET) announced by Mayo Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board

Sligo sees the evolution of education as new College of Further Education and Training (FET) announced by Mayo Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board has today announced the founding of a new Further Education and Training college: Sligo College of Further Education and Training (FET). Building upon the productive and mutually cooperative working relationship of Sligo College of Further Education/ Ballinode Community College, North Connaught College of Further Education and Sligo Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme this new college will bring together all entities in a major evolution of further education and training for the region. Speaking on the announcement…

Youthreach Kiltimagh Shines Bright in Junk Kouture Regional Finals with “Earthly Elegance”

Youthreach Kiltimagh Shines Bright in Junk Kouture Regional Finals with “Earthly Elegance”

Youthreach Kiltimagh has once again proven its creative prowess by securing a coveted spot in THE Junk Kouture Regional finals, set to dazzle audiences at The Helix Dublin on March 5th, 2024. With their captivating creation, “Earthly Elegance,” the talented learners have brought forth a design that not only captivates the eyes but also touches the soul. Inspired by the theme of Positive Mental Health, Grounding & Biodiversity, “Earthly Elegance” is a testament to the profound connection between humanity and nature. Led by Geraldine…

MSLETB & SWIBN – “Wellness in the Workplace”

MSLETB & SWIBN – “Wellness in the Workplace”

Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) has joined forces with the Sligo Women in Business Network to organise a groundbreaking event focused on enhancing workplace wellness. Titled “Wellness in the Workplace,” the event will take place on Tuesday, 27th February, from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm at the National Surf Centre in Strandhill, Sligo. The event aims to address crucial aspects of professional well-being, including Confidence and Resilience, Women supporting Women, Peri and Menopause, Female Staff Retention, and Self-Care. Attendees…

Mayo Careers Fair / Aonach Gairme Mhaigh Eo 2024 will help teenagers with career choice

Mayo Careers Fair / Aonach Gairme Mhaigh Eo 2024 will help teenagers with career choice

Senior cycle and pre-senior cycle students and their families are invited to attend the Mayo Careers Fair/Aonach Gairme Mhaigh Eo 2024 at ATU Mayo, Castlebar, Co Mayo on Saturday, January 20th from 11 am – 3 pm. The event will provide students and their families with an opportunity to view the wide range of options at their disposal when they leave second-level education or if a mature learner is considering a return to education with the purpose of reskilling or upskilling. A number…

Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) and Gaelchultúr Collaborate to Launch the Certificate in Professional Irish Course

Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) and Gaelchultúr Collaborate to Launch the Certificate in Professional Irish Course

In a pioneering collaboration, Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) join forces with Gaelchultúr to unveil the Certificate in Professional Irish Course. This innovative part-time programme, delivered through the Skills to Advance initiative, caters specifically to professionals aspiring to attain an official language qualification for career progression.  Welcoming this initiative, Tom Grady, Chief Executive of MSLETB, expressed his enthusiasm, stating,   “I am thrilled to announce the launch of our newest initiative, the ‘Certificate in Professional Irish’ programme, brought to you…

Community Education Scheme 2024

Community Education Scheme 2024

COMMUNITY EDUCATION SCHEME 2024 Applications are invited from Community and Voluntary Groups based in Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim who wish to avail of grants under the above scheme. Community Education refers to adult education and learning, generally outside the formal education sector. It aims to empower and support communities. It is firmly community-based, with local groups taking responsibility for, and playing a key role in organising courses and deciding on programme content. The scheme enables Community group and Organisations to provide community education…

Apprentices from Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal attend Graduation Ceremony in Letterkenny

Sixty-four apprentices from Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim were among a group of eighty-eight craft apprentices from across seventeen apprenticeship programmes who graduated at a ceremony on Friday the 13th of October. An additional 124 apprentices, who recently qualified, were unable to attend the ceremony due to employment and other commitments. Donegal Education and Training Board (ETB) and Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) presented the graduates with their certificates at a graduation ceremony in Letterkenny on Friday 13 October. The…

Minister Simon Harris Visits Sligo College of Further Education to Meet the First Class of Nursing Tertiary Degree Students

Minister Simon Harris Visits Sligo College of Further Education to Meet the First Class of Nursing Tertiary Degree Students

Mayo Sligo Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) and Sligo College of Further Education (SCFE) welcomed Minister Simon Harris, the Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation, and Science, to the Clarion Rd. campus to meet the inaugural class of tertiary degree students in General Nursing. Minister Harris, known for his unwavering commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all, took the time to engage with the students who are part of this groundbreaking initiative. The tertiary degree programme, developed in collaboration with…

Minister Harris announces significant capital investment in further education and training services in Sligo

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has today announced funding for a project at the Further Education and Training Centre (FET) on Quay Street in Sligo town. Speaking today, Minister Harris said: “The more we invest in facilities the more we invest in the learning experience, which is what is at the heart of today’s announcement. “Today marks another important day in my Department’s commitment to supporting and enhancing capital infrastructure in the further education and…

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board Announces the Formal Appointment of Tom Grady as Chief Executive

Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board Announces the Formal Appointment of Tom Grady as Chief Executive

The Board of the Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB) is pleased to announce the formal appointment of Mr. Tom Grady as the Chief Executive (CE) of MSLETB. This decision reflects Mr. Grady’s outstanding leadership and dedication during his tenure as Acting Chief Executive since 2018. Mr. Grady has demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities and a deep commitment to the mission and values of MSLETB throughout his time as Acting CE. He has effectively overseen the organisation’s operations, contributing to its growth,…

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