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From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I want to change the way society sees ex-offenders so I organised a TEDx Talk in Mountjoy Opinion

Opinion: I want to change the way society sees ex-offenders so I organised a TEDx Talk in Mountjoy

Ex prisoners took to the stage to deliver talks to an audience of prisoners, senior policymakers, politicians, activists, education-providers, and employers, writes Nikki Gallagher.

From TheJournal.ie Behind the scenes with an Aer Lingus apprentice Dublin Airport

Behind the scenes with an Aer Lingus apprentice

The airline is doubling its normal intake of new recruits.

From TheJournal.ie Charity behind Galway's arthouse cinema recorded no income after 2007, despite donations Donations

Charity behind Galway's arthouse cinema recorded no income after 2007, despite donations

Solas-Galway Picture Palace went into voluntary liquidation in July 2017.

From TheJournal.ie "Employers are losing out" - why are less than 1% of state apprenticeships being taken by women? The One Percent

"Employers are losing out" - why are less than 1% of state apprenticeships being taken by women?

Just 52 of them in fact. But is there more than just gender stereotypes behind the exclusion of women from so many established professions?

Here's the new bar replacing Solas on Dublin's Camden Mile

It’s called The Jar.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer people are doing JobBridge internships than expected Back To Work
From TheJournal.ie Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables GCHQ

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables

It has been revealed that UK authorities have access to one Irish submarine internet cable.

From TheJournal.ie The number of people doing apprenticeships has nearly doubled since last year Employment

The number of people doing apprenticeships has nearly doubled since last year

There has been a steady increase in the number of people signing on to do apprenticeships.

From TheJournal.ie OECD says JobBridge is leaving most disadvantaged behind Jobs

OECD says JobBridge is leaving most disadvantaged behind

The international think tank also recommended that the role of the Community Employment Programme be reconsidered as it is not cost effective, especially in terms of getting people back to regular employment.

From TheJournal.ie Apprentices to pay higher fees as budget cuts kick in Cuts

Apprentices to pay higher fees as budget cuts kick in

The costs are associated with registration fees paid to the institutes of technology attended by those in SOLAS/FÁS programmes.

From TheJournal.ie More than 40 Intreo Centres to be active by February 2014 Jobseekers

More than 40 Intreo Centres to be active by February 2014

Jobseekers can receive payments and supports at the new centres.

From TheJournal.ie FÁS is no more... say hello to SOLAS FÁS

FÁS is no more... say hello to SOLAS

The Education and Training Authority SOLAS has now officially replaced FÁS.

Heartwarming flashmob proposal in a Dublin bar

Ronan and Sarah, we wish you all the best.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: Magdalenes, water charges and Coillte sales Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Magdalenes, water charges and Coillte sales

The Environment sub-committee will today consider amending the legislation behind the new water charges regime.

From TheJournal.ie FÁS management to appear before Public Accounts Committee FÁS

FÁS management to appear before Public Accounts Committee

Senior officials from the state agency are to face questions as the Dáil committe scrutinises its accounts for last year.

From TheJournal.ie Column: It’s a shame JobBridge is badly curated – there are some quality offers in there Opinion

Column: It’s a shame JobBridge is badly curated – there are some quality offers in there

Employer and online business MD Aaron McKenna says that while JobBridge is scattered with ads for unskilled, unpaid labour, internships – even unpaid – should not be written off as without merit.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie SOLAS is the new FÁS, but will the name cause confusion? Solas

SOLAS is the new FÁS, but will the name cause confusion?

Concerns have been raised about confusion over the name of the new agency and the Solas cancer care centre in Waterford. What else do we know as solas?…

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie FÁS to be replaced with new agency 'SOLAS' FÁS

FÁS to be replaced with new agency 'SOLAS'

The Minister for Education has announced that the employment authority FÁS will be replaced with a new agency named SOLAS, which will respond to the requirements of “a changed and changing economy”.