Diet and Nutrition: one hot potato!

Diet and Nutrition: one hot potato!

Enjoying your food is one thing, but knowing it is another thing altogether. The difference is that those who know it enjoy it too. Maybe more than we think if recent research is to be believed. If you’ve ever thought […]

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Getting your writing right

Getting your writing right

This week saw the launch of Dublin Writer’s Festival 2013 – replete with fascinating talks, readings, book launches and creative writing workshops. Given Ireland’s reputation as a nation of scribes and scholars (for such a small island our literary contribution […]

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Floristry: Fertilising Communication

Floristry: Fertilising Communication

There are myriad ways that we can communicate with one another. We have the complexities of language, of gesture, of facial expression and so on – so why is it that so many of our social occasions and most devout […]

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Photography: seeing the world your way

Photography: seeing the world your way

Photography is one of the most popular pastimes in Ireland, boasting dedicated enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds. The reasons for this are many, but the easy accessibility offered by digital devices is surely a central driving force in making […]

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Pilates Classes: Backing up your Health

Pilates Classes: Backing up your Health

We Irish are a stolid, stubborn lot. If we have to suffer, then we’d often prefer to do it in silence. An ailment will have to knock us clean off out feet before we’ll even consider having it looked into. […]

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Adult Literacy and Learning

Adult Literacy and Learning

Saying that further education is the key to career progression and personal fulfillment is all well and good, but it assumes that everyone is fortunate enough to have the basic literacy skills to avail of further learning opportunities – something […]

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Being curious about lifelong learning

Being curious about lifelong learning

The incentives that are regularly bandied about when it comes to further learning are typically employment-related: how skills can be used to service industry needs; how learning plays a major role in advancing the ongoing commitment to creating a knowledge […]

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Astronomy classes: making an impact

Astronomy classes: making an impact

The scintillating, yet sobering, amateur video footage which surfaced a few weeks back of giant balls of light streak across the clear Russian sky made a few things all too clear to many observers. For one thing, it pretty much […]

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Solas Switches On

Solas Switches On

We caught this piece in the Irish Times on Tuesday and it got us thinking here at Nightcourses.com Towers. Solas, or ‘the new FAS’ will have an enormous task ahead of it – setting up 16 new education and training […]

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Childcare’s Boom

Childcare’s Boom

Predicting public trends can be like trying to read the future by gazing at the stars. There is something almost illogical behind much of our behaviour, as if idiosyncrasy and unpredictability were natural parts of an overall survival strategy. One […]

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Getting your garden in shape for the summer

Getting your garden in shape for the summer

Christmas and New Years may be well and truly behind us (unless you’re Chinese of course) but at least the long, dark winter nights are beginning to shorten. Once again, there is such a thing as early morning light, and […]

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Looking for a language class? Order Chinese

Looking for a language class? Order Chinese

News this week of an impressive Chinese New Years Festival in Dublin to be held in various venues from the 8th to the 22nd of February. Always a big draw, the festival showpiece is the New Year Festival Carnival. This […]

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Wild and wonderful evening classes

Wild and wonderful evening classes

News today that David Attenbrough has called humankind a ‘plague on the earth’. Here at Nightcourses.com we have enjoyed the man’s many years of top-notch TV programming – but we fear he is getting a little crabby in his old […]

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Digital marketing: just being online is not enough

Digital marketing: just being online is not enough

Are you responsible for your company’s website Thinking of setting up your own commercial website as an additional income stream Or maybe you are considering a career in this cutting edge industry Anyone with such a responsibility or ambition needs […]

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Unravelling the mysteries of finance…

Unravelling the mysteries of finance…

December is always a two-edged blade: we spend most of it celebrating the bedlam of Christmas, and a lot more time than we’d like complaining about the burdens of the latest budget (though according to Brendan Howlin, the Minister for […]

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