News from May 2011

1 Jun 2011
  Paul Hughes was one of three children from a single parent family and left school at the age of 13 not being able to read or write. “I suppose from a very young age it affected me. I never got involved in anything that there was a pen involved in. I would always shy away from it,” says Paul, who...
30 May 2011
A Story with Me in it is a personal transformation series that focuses on the journey of each individual person.  It is a fresh, honest, often moving and insightful look at how people cope with having to learn the basic skills many of us take for granted.  “One in four adults in Ireland have...
11 May 2011
  “If you asked me to clean a thousand houses I could do it, but if you asked me to fill in a form I’d be gone” Quote from Eileen Sheehan, Moyross, Limerick, star of the new TV series ‘A story with Me in it’   In the first episode on Monday 16 May, Eileen Sheehan, a mother of three from Moyross in...
9 May 2011
Selected from over 100 entries by a high profile judging panel the winning entries were;   The Irish Heart Foundation’s F.A.S.T stroke awareness campaign - The Irish Heart Foundation used the acronym F.A.S.T (Face, Arms, Speech and Time to call 999) to help people remember the main warning signs of...
4 May 2011
Some of the main impacts of different areas of NALA’s student work 1. Students’ representation on NALA’s Executive CommitteeImpact: It appears beneficial for NALA to have student representation at this level but more information is necessary. A way to collect more evidence of students’ important...