News from May 2012

24 May 2012
In the programme, Kay is teamed with Belinda McKeon, one of Ireland’s most promising young writers, to create her own piece of writing about life growing up in inner city Dublin. Having listened to Kay’s story, Belinda wants her to commit to paper the memories and impressions that she has held onto...
18 May 2012
In next Monday’s episode of ‘A Story with Me in it’, Larry teams-up with writer Colin Bateman, to help him write a story which he will read out in front of family and friends. Having published over 16 novels and screen favourites such as Divorcing Jack and Murphy’s Law, Colin Bateman is one of...
17 May 2012
The material in this resource book is all related to fishing and has been specifically selected to support learners who are working in the fishing industry or have an interest in fishing a leisure activity. This book aims to raise participants’ level of literacy and numeracy while simultaneously...
14 May 2012
“The DIT Student Health Centre’s project showed a clear understanding of the false impressions that young men have about STI screening. They used humour and clear visuals to communicate their message in this innovative and easy-to-replicate campaign,” said Dr Gerardine Doyle, UCD School of Business...
10 May 2012
    “I was born in 1944 and grew up in Loughrea, County Galway. I had one brother and two sisters, and a father and mother of course. We were small farmers – not too small but it was fragmented and wet,” says Paddy Joe.   Although Paddy Joe proved to be a promising student at school, he had to...
3 May 2012
Paula left school at Junior Cert with weak literacy skills and was very nervous about meeting Kate to write a story. “The fear is that I can’t live up to her standards. She’s looking at me and probably thinking ‘Oh my God, she’s 32, has two kids and can’t read and write.’ That’s my big fear but...