Apprenticeships: understanding applications

After you’ve decided to undertake an apprenticeship the next step is applying. The process is different for each type of apprenticeship: but don’t stress, we’re taking the confusion out of the application process.

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INTERVIEW: Dermot Kennedy on living without fear

Singing in private, to busking in Dublin’s musical epicentre, to selling out tours worldwide, Dermot Kennedy has a hold on music. Lorne Gillies discovered the power behind Dermot’s rise to glory.

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Each for Equal this International Women’s Day

Today (8 March) is International Women’s Day (IWD), and this year the theme is #EachForEqual, highlighting the individual actions we can all take to affect big change.

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Improving understanding this Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, but it’s a condition that is still largely misunderstood, even by those living with it.

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Raising awareness this Children’s Mental Health Week

This week (3-9 February) is Children’s Mental Health Week, where we raise awareness of the issues facing young people in society today, and encourage our friends and ourselves to open up about how we’re feeling.

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Following your own path this National Apprenticeship Week

Today marks the start of National Apprenticeship Week (3–9 February). If you’re not sure about what you want to do when you leave school, now is a great time to research a different option, that enables you to earn while you learn.

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Promoting understanding this Young Carers Awareness Day

Today (30 January) is Young Carers Awareness Day – a day where we give thanks for all the amazing hard work that young carers around the country do, and raise awareness of the issues and challenges facing them.

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10 fun facts to celebrate Burns’ Night

Today (25 January) is the day we celebrate Scotland’s national treasure; the man who put our humble country on the map, whose words and poetry have been heard and celebrated all around the world. No, not Rod Stewart (our adopted son). That’s right, we’re talking Robert Burns.

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General Election: everything you need to know about polling day

Tomorrow (12 December), is the day the country will head to polling stations to vote for the new government. Maybe this is your first election, or maybe you just need a refresh on what happens on the day? Either way, we’re bringing you a rundown of everything you need to know about polling day for the 2019 General Election.

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