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Sweden given a 35% chance of winning the Eurovision!

Sweden are rated with an implied probability of almost 35% to win the competition, which is as fraught with geopolitical tensions, unswerving allegiances, opposing groupings, accusations of corruption and unpopular nations that tend to narrow the field, regardless of the song. The UK are in with a 15% chance while Ireland have a very poor chance at under 2%. The fact…

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May Madness Discounts – Limited Places Available!

MAY MADNESS! Limited Places at Kylemore Abbey Residential Summer Camp June 22nd -29th, 7 Nights, @ €600 when you book in May! €100 deposit secures a place! Enter Voucher Code MAYMADNESS in the discount voucher code box when booking through our online credit/debit card booking service under the Booking Tab in the main menu or you can book by calling 09531925. Click…

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Netfreqs.com team up with Connemara Maths Academy

  Connemara Maths Academy are proud to announce a new collaboration for learning with Ireland’s NETFREQS. NETFREQS – service forecasting for mobile networks in Ireland. NETFREQS report on where and when mobile networks should be upgraded, using cloud-based analytics and real-time benchmarks. Students at Connemara Maths Academy will have access to the technology and will use statistics to analyse mobile phone…

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Munster V Toulon – The Odds?

This weekend Saracens take on Clermont and Toulon host Munster with the chances of a French team winning the competition estimated at over 80%. Saracens are given a fighting 44% chance of getting to the final while Munster are not rated highly at around 25%. The chances of an English team winning the competition is more or less the same…

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Discover Career Options this Summer

  Teenagers will have the opportunity to explore and experience different career options such as Video Production & Editing, Music Production & Editing, Sound Production, Virtual Reality, Aviation, 3D Animation and Media Technology as well as having the time of their lives staying at Kylemore Abbey, Glenstal Abbey and Killary Adventure Centre and taking part in Adventure Sports such as…

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Mathematics – The Fundamental Philosophy of Life

  Mathematics is the most important element of a child’s education in so far as it is the fundamental philosophy of life. Should we continue to categorise mathematics as a subject or module, we will continue to miss great opportunities for our children to become the  innovative and creative adults we desperately need for our failing economy to improve. We…

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The Long Irish Summer….Great Opportunities for Teenagers

  SUMMER CAMPS 2016 The long Irish summer is only around the corner and the big questions on most parents’ minds is what to do with the kids. Summer Camps are plentiful and are a great way to entertain the kids while they learn.   There is one unique summer residential and day attendance camp offering a revolutionary approach to…

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US Masters – Chances of an Irish Win?

The US masters is upon us again. There has been lots of talk about an Irish win because Tiger Woods is out, the logic being that every time Woods has been out, an Irish golfer has won.   If only this was the case! The bookies are usually a great place to start when looking at contenders. We have three…

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Man United: Chances of Winning?

Man United are given very little chance this evening.   Looking at the head to head stats below, it makes for interesting reading. Bayern Stats: Matches 11 Wins 3 Drawn 6 Losses 2 Goals for 13 Goals Against 12 Goals difference 1 The biggest win 2:1, 1:0 The biggest loss 2:3, 1:2 Points 15 Man United Stats: Matches 11 Wins 2 Drawn…

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OECD: Irish students "average at creative problem solving"

The OECD report (RTE.ie, April 1st) presents Irish teens as being ranked 22nd compared to 15-year-olds in 44 countries in this fifth volume of PISA 2012 results. The report presents an assessment of student performance in creative problem solving. The Irish teens came 17th out of 28 when non-OECD countries were excluded. These results should come as no surprise as they reflect…

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