Students – Watch out for Fake Landlord Scam

A Student’s Union in Galway has reported  ” a number”  of incidents that involved students paying large sums of money in deposits to ‘landlords’ by bank tranfers. In some of these occasions after paying the deposit the ‘landlord’ had become uncontactable. With a shortage of  student accommodation in Galway – students are being pressured into […]
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Education Cuts in #Budget13

These are some of the spending cuts announced in the education area in Budget 2013. The cut to funding of fee paying schools was highlighted before the budget – and a small cut is been made to the roughly €100 million given to these schools. The pupil teacher ratio used to calculate funding for fee […]
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