Public meeting on new St Ronan’s College building

A public meeting has been organised to discuss the future plans for a new specially-designed £30.6m building for St Ronan’s College in Lurgan.

From left, Jane McCann (The Miriam Mone Award for Outstanding
Creativity), Eve Heaney & Padraig de Bl�ine (The Patrick Haughey Memorial Cup for Art/Moving Image Arts), Niamh McGrane (The Minne Cup for Music). Absent from photo: Eilis Fox (The McCann Cup for Drama).

Pupils’ success is celebrated

‘Never limit your ambitions’ was the advice for pupils at the prizegiving ceremony at Saint Catherine’s College, Armagh.

Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly has launched a petition against cuts to the health and education services

Kelly launches public petition against cuts to health service and education

A petition against cuts to the health service and education has been launched by Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly.

Molly Mercedes

Famous country stars get a cuppa at Portadown Town Hall

Some of the top names in Country music will be playing at Portadown Town Hall’s Tea

Pamela Johnston from Portadown who won Part Time student of the year with son Ross

Summer of success for Southern Regional College graduates

Portadown woman Pamela Johnston was presented with Part-Time Student of the Year from the School of Hairdressing and Beauty at a recent graduation ceremony.

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 25th January 2017 -  Jonathan Buckely, DUP candidate for Upper Bann.
Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Congratulations to GCSE students

Upper Bann MLA Jonathan Buckley congratulated pupils on their GCSE results.


Look no further than SRC

If you have just received your results and are unsure what to do next, then look no further than Southern Regional College (SRC) - the Best Performing College in Northern Ireland.

Advice: GCSE results

GCSE results: what should you do next?

Didn’t get the GCSE results you had hoped for? Listen, it’s not the end of the world, so don’t panic.

Laboratory technician

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

With teenagers across the land about to find out their A Level results, there’s plenty of cause for concern for pupils as well as parents.

Jonathan Graham, Almac, Peter McDermott, John Murphy, Conor McCavigan, Niall Loney, Jamie Lamont, and Patrick McAliskey, Novosco Managing Director.

Local students complete prestigious Novosco Cloud Camp

St Ronan’s College students, Conor McCavigan, Niall Loney, and Jamie Lamont, and Lismore Comprehensive School students, Peter McDermott and John Murphy have successfully completed the prestigious Novosco Cloud Camp.

NSPCC image - exams

Childline sees rise in counselling for Northern Ireland children anxious about exams

Childline is offering support to young people worried about exam results as teenagers across the country wait anxiously for AS and A-Level grades published this week.

Aaron Steele.

Aaron overcomes all obstacles to graduate

A Portadown teenager who once “wouldn’t even have spoken to anybody” is set to graduate later this month with a catering qualification.

A sad child - NSPCC image

'Bullying doesn’t stop when school stops' warns NSPCC

The NSPCC’s Childline service in Northern Ireland is reminding children and parents that just because it’s the middle of the school holidays, there is often no holiday from bullying for the many children who experience this misery.

Students watching TV

Students urged to claim TV licence refund

As students pack up and move home for the summer, TV Licensing is reminding students they may be entitled to extra holiday spending money in the form of a refund.

Michael O'Neill picked up the Ulster University honour this morning.

Honorary Ulster University degree for NI boss Michael O'Neill

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has today been honoured by Ulster University.

Pupils and staf from St Ronan's College and local primary schools who took part in a writing project organised by the college, called The Magical Doors. The project culminated in the launch of an e-book of the same name. INLM25-200.

Magical miniature doors spark pupils to write inspirational book

Magical miniature doors popped up in primary schools across Lurgan and Craigavon inspiring young children to write a book.

LOCAL SCHOOLS SCOOP AWARDS: Zoe Salmon, Jennifer Morton Centra, and Rebecca Dalzell Action Cancer along with James O'Hagan Natasha Garrigue (Teacher) and Evan Doyle pictured at the annual Health Action Awards, where The Beeches day Nursery, Aghalee scooped a Gold award. The Awards are part of Action Cancers unique Health Promotion Programme, sponsored by Centra, as part of the brands Live Well initiative. Fifty schools across Northern Ireland picked up awards for their innovative approach to good health promotion across various areas including, providing healthy meal options, promoting healthy snacks and water, encouraging extra-curricular exercise programmes and running cancer awareness initiatives. A full list of the 2017 award winners is available at

Aghalee Day Nursery scoops top health award

An Aghalee day nursery has been recognised for his unique health promotion programme at a recent awards ceremony.

Patrick Yu

Patrick’s honour for his work on racial equality

Patrick Yu who runs the Migrant Centre in Lurgan, Derry and Belfast is to receive an honorary degree from the University of Ulster.

Mr Jamie Maguire
Student Assistant at Railway Street Presbyterian Church, Lisburn.

Service of Licensing at Banbridge Church

A Service of Licensing of Mr Jamie Maguire as a probationer for the Christian ministry will be held in Banbridge Road Presbyterian Church, Dromore on Sunday, June 11 at 7.00pm.

Craigavon Area top pupil in each subject winners at the recent SRC SPP

Awards ceremony celebrates success for SRC students

Over 150 students from local high schools celebrated their success recently at an awards ceremony for students participating on the School Partnerships’ Programme (SPP) at Southern Regional College’s Lurgan and Portadown campuses.

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