Faraway hills are green?

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You might not think it (or feel it!) but summer has arrived in Ireland and with it the excuse to escape for a week or two. With continental Europe on our doorstep it can be very tempting to holiday abroad where you can experience something new and different on a budget and with the guarantee of glorious weather. But before…

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Discovering Ireland

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Ireland is a middle size flat country full of green landscapes and natural beauty. That’s why it’s so easy to discover all its landmarks and hidden secrets. If you want to know which are the most famous of Ireland’s visitor attractions, here are some suggestions. Visit Dublin Dublin is a thousand-year-old city with streets full of history and legends. There…

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LCCI Exams

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English For Business LCCI Exams take place every month at NED Training Centre. The next exam takes place on Friday, July 31st 2015. You can sign up for the exam in the registration office. Please speak to your teacher about what level is right for you. The deadline for signing up is Thursday June 25th.

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Head like a sieve?

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In my last post I talked about some of the challenges that arise when learning a new language as an adult. One thing that proves harder as we get older is our ability to remember new things. Children seem to pick up new information so easily yet for us learning takes a bit more time and effort. This challenge can…

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The Book of Kells Exhibition

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The Book of Kells Exhibition is a must-see on the itinerary of all visitors to Dublin. Located in the heart of Dublin City, a walk through the cobbled stones of Trinity College Dublin will bring visitors back to the 18th century, when the magnificent Old Library building was constructed and which displays the Book of Kells. The Book of Kells…

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Statement: Interim List of Schools

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The Irish Government has approved new rules about English schools for non-European students and their Visas. One of the reforms introduced is the introduction of an Interim List of Eligible Programmes (ILEP) which will be implemented by the Department of Justice and Equality in two steps: Step 1: On June 2nd an Interim list of schools that meet the requirements…

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Excursion to Botanic Gardens

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Attention students. Our next excursion is to the Botanic Gardens in Glasvein, here in Dublin. The excursion takes place on Friday June 19th. We will leave the school at 10am. Located just 3km from the city centre, the National Botanic Gardens are an oasis of calm and beauty. A premier scientific institution, the gardens also contain the National Herbarium and…

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The position of ACELS in Ireland in 2015

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People familiar with the English language education Sector in Ireland will be equally familiar with the Accreditation and Co-ordination of English language Services or “ACELS” standard. The ACELS accreditation is systems based approval accreditation that previously colleges in Ireland who were involved in the English language education business could apply for. It was an entirely voluntary code operated by a…

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