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Award-winning hairdresser shares top tips with local students

Award-winning hairdresser Joanne O’Neill recently spent the afternoon teaching students and hairdressers from the local area her techniques and secrets at South West College’s Dungannon campus.

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Tyrone heat winners Lily Neill and Hannah Ewing, Drumglass High School with judges Brian Quinn and Caitriona Lennox of Mount Charles.

Pupils set to cook up a storm in final

Lily Neill and Hannah Ewing, a team of pupils from Drumglass High School in Dungannon have been named a regional finalist of the 2017 Mount Charles Big School Cook Off, and will progress to the grand finale in June.

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Dr Keith Seffen

Cambridge teaching prize for 'Raineyite'

A former Rainey Endowed School pupil has won a prize for teaching excellence at Cambridge University.

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Piaras crowned best electrician at awards

Piaras crowned best electrician at awards

A DUNGANNON student has been crown best electrician at this year’s skillELECTRIC awards.

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Tony Dardis, former principal of East Tyrone College has passed away

Former East Tyrone College principal 'remembered fondly' after news of death

The former principal of East Tyrone College - which merged to form part of South West College - has been 'remembered fondly' by staff following news of his death.
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The ASC's sensory garden in the centre of the school

St Joseph’s College: Helping autistic students hone talents for life

It doesn’t happen very often that you visit a secondary school, and hear its students say they ‘just don’t want to leave’.

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SWC student at China's Olympic Village

Dungannon students see China on once-in-a-lifetime trip

South West College Dungannon students were among 20 from a handful of NI schools that have just returned from the trip of a lifetime to China.

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Nadia Allam from Sperrinview Special School the Southern Area Overall winning Young Entrepreneur, pictured with Carol Fitzsimons MBE, Chief Executive Young Enterprise.

Pupils are budding entrepreneurs

More than 500 budding entrepreneurs who set up businesses with Young Enterprise this year marked their achievements at The Big Celebration ’17, including students from St Patrick’s Academy, Sperrinview Special School, St Patrick’s College.

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St Patrick’s launches their Super Sub

St Patrick’s launches their Super Sub

Students from St Patrick’s Academy in Dungannon celebrated the official launch of their unique sandwich, which goes on sale in SUBWAY® stores across Northern Ireland this month, following the team’s race to victory in the country’s first Design a Sub Challenge.

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Sweet Caroline visits Edendork PS

Sweet Caroline visits Edendork PS

Sweet Caroline, the official mascot for this summer’s UEFA Women’s Under 19 Championship, is touring Northern Ireland for 10 days visiting primary schools to gather support for her world record attempt.

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Books

Top 20 books you claim to have read (but probably haven't)

Four in ten of us claim to have read a book they've never picked up in order to appear more cultured in front of friends.

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Local pupils attend Faith Awards

Local pupils attend Faith Awards

On March 21 students from St Patrick’s Academy in Dungannon joined hundreds of people both young and old at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh for the Diocesan Faith Award Ceremony.

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Rainey Endowed winning team

Magherafelt students ‘lift off’ into national Rocketry final

Students from Rainey Endowed School are through to the national final of the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKRoC).

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Huge success for Roan St Patrick’s

Huge success for Roan St Patrick’s

It has been a very successful second term for the pupils and teachers at Roan St Patrick’s Primary School, Eglish.

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Students learn that ‘water makes the World go round!’

Students learn that ‘water makes the World go round!’

Water makes the world go round...this is just one interesting fact pupils of Donaghey Primary School near Dungannon learnt when NI Water’s education team came to visit to teach them all about the water cycle.

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Young Enterprise NI Moy Park Challenge 

Cohannon Inn Tamnamore Co.Tyrone
  
30 March 2017    
CREDIT: www.LiamMcArdle.com

Schools take on Moy Park challenge

Northern Ireland’s leading business education charity, Young Enterprise NI, have teamed up with Moy Park to inspire Primary school students from across the Dungannon area to get involved in business and enterprise.

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Discover your options at South West College

Discover your options at South West College

South West College, Dungannon campus, will host a major one-day careers and industry engagement Open Day on Tuesday, March 28 from 12noon – 8pm.

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Martin McGuinness as he signed his resignation letter

Teachers Union defers strike in respect for Martin McGuinness

Teachers Union INTO has deferred its planned half day strike on Thursday following news of the death of former Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness

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Anniversary mass at St Ciaran’s

On Wednesday February 15, St. Ciaran’s College continued to celebrate its Golden Jubilee with a very special Mass of Thanksgiving celebrated by The Most Reverend Charles Brown, Papal Nuncio in Ireland.

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Young entrepreneurs from Cookstown High and Holy Trinity with teachers, principals and Rotary Club members

Cookstown school students impress at bank with business start-ups

Bright sparks from Cookstown High School and Holy Trinity College were laughing all the way to the bank last Wednesday, when they were awarded for their business start-up ideas.

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