The Central Applications Office (CAO) handles all applications for public third level education for first year undergraduate courses. The higher education institutions in the Republic of Ireland have delegated to CAO the task of centrally processing these applications. The participating institutions retain the function of making decisions on admissions.
N.B.: If you register with CAO online by 5: 15 pm, Jan. 20th 2019 you can get a € 15 discount!
N.B. : The closing date for complete applications for 2019 is Fri. 1st February 2019 at 5:15 pm
CAO is required to deal with applications in an efficient and fair manner.
They have loads of tips and help on their website about making an application, important dates, course changes, points calculator, applying as a mature student, information for schools, information for parents and loads more.
Take a look at the website and get along to Drumshanbo or Sligo for face to face help.
Youth Work Ireland North Connaught (formely NCYCS)is a regional youth service provider covering Sligo, Leitrim and Mayo. They were founded in the 1960’s as the Sligo Federation of Youth Clubs but are now a company limited by guarantee and are a registered charity, owned by the youth groups and projects affiliated to it. Youth Work Ireland North Connaught is affiliated to Youth Work Ireland. They support the development of young people to enable them to take greater control of their own lives by making decisions and by exercising responsibility and contributing to the development of both their community and their society.
YWI North Connaught works across the region in partnership with young people, volunteers and other organisations and are committed to pioneering and sustaining quality youth work which enables young people to maximise their potential through their voluntary participation, and offers them opportunities for learning, achievement and support.
- To support the development of young people
- To enable them to take greater control of their own lives by making decisions
- To exercise responsibility and contributing to the development of both their community and their society
To affirm the importance of young people and support them and those who work with them through the provision of services in their communities.
“To affirm the importance of young people and support them and those who work with them through the provision of services in their communities”.
Mainline Youth Service
- Youth Information Service – centre based and outreach
- Special Projects aimed at rural disadvantage in Leitrim and Mayo
- Garda Youth Diversion Programmes in Sligo, Ballina and Castlebar
- Programmes for adult leaders including child protection, bullying, suicide, drugs, challenging behaviour, etc.
- Health Promotion programmes and Issue based workshops– raising awareness among young people, volunteers, parents and the general public on issues such as drugs, alcohol, hiv, etc.
- Teen Between Support service – a listening, advise and support service for young people who are experiencing difficulties as a result of their parents separation/divorce
- Inter-club activities
- Summer Camps
- Youth Club Support work
- Certificate in Youth & Community Studies – in partnership with Sligo Institute of Technology
- International Youth Exchanges