News from June 2014

27 Jun 2014
We in NALA are delighted that the campaign we ran with our members, to have a learner seat on each of the 16 Education and Training Boards (ETBs), was successful. Now we have been asked by Ruairi Quinn TD, the Minister for Education and Skills, to be one of the nominating bodies for learners for...
24 Jun 2014
In the last episode of 'The Family Project' on RTÉ One, Yvonne Keating helps the Barry family from Kilkenny put together a ‘Life book’ in the hope that brothers Dylan and Cameron can mend their strained relationship. The Barry Family live in Loughboy, County Kilkenny, where single mum Andrea is...
17 Jun 2014
In the next episode of The Family Project on RTÉ One, (Monday 23 June), Cork singer songwriter John Spillane works with the O’Brien family from County Galway and their 16 year old son Declan who has a passion for music but has become disillusioned with school after a failed Junior Cert. Since...
4 Jun 2014
GAA Superstar Davy Fitzgerald helps the Sheedy Family from Clare complete a Commentary Challenge on RTÉ One’s 'The Family Project' The Family Project, now in its second series,follows families from around Ireland working together to overcome educational issues that affect their lives. Each week on...