Thursday, 28 January 2021

Level 5 restrictions

The  Government has decided to extend all of the current Level 5 restrictions until the 5th of March.  As a result the centre will remain closed with remote learning in place.  Stay Home and Stay Safe

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Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Nature Photography - Snow


Beautiful photo by Mairead of Glenade Lake

Great shot captured by Janell of 'Mr fox' in the snow

A 'snow scene in Geevagh' taken by Robert, Catering Trainee

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Learning at Home - Drawing


Zikrullah was drawing at home today for his Level 3 Art and Design module

Art with Catherine - Drawing and Visual Brain Teaser

Some nice relaxing drawing and visual brain teasers to try out today from our art tutor Catherine!


Monday, 25 January 2021

Motivational Monday

 It is the start of a new week in the CTC and thanks to all the trainees for their effort and hard work, please continue to STAY SAFE and STAY HOME!

Illustration by Catherine

Thursday, 21 January 2021

Life during Lockdown - Nature Photography

Zikrullah, computer trainee was keeping active in his local North Sligo yesterday and took this beautiful photograph of Benbulben in the distance. 

Aimée, computer trainne captured these fabulous photographs while out for a walk in Rosses Point.

Reece, computer trainee took this lovely peaceful photograph while out for a walk along the harbour at Ballast Quay.

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Life during Lockdown - Nature Photography

It is a lovely sunny day and Sharif, computer trainee sent in some beautiful photos he captured while out for a lovely nature walk today along the Garavogue River 📷

Wellbeing for young people

Many of us are still getting used to the disruption of our daily routines caused by the spread of COVID-19 and the measures that have been introduced to help keep us all safe.

It's normal to be worried or to feel stressed during this difficult time, but there are many things we can do to help us mind our mental health and wellbeing and to keep ourselves well.  For more info check out:

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Thursday, 14 January 2021

Five simple actions to help us keep well

Although we are staying at home it is still important to:

1. Keep active - get outdoors, exercise, walk or cycle

2. Keeping in contact - online with friends, family and Tutors

3. Getting Creative - draw, paint or bake

4. Eating well - have a healthy diet

5. Minding the mood - talk to someone

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Tuesday, 12 January 2021

Art with Catherine - Visual Brain Teaser

Something to pass the time while you are at home!

Illustrations by Catherine


Monday, 11 January 2021

Health and Wellbeing - Stress Control

Stress Control will teach skills to fight stress (for most of us, a mix of anxiety & depression) and boost your wellbeing.  The first session from Healthy Ireland and the HSE 'Take Control With Stress Control' is available from today. 

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Thursday, 7 January 2021

Stay Safe, Stay Home

This week some our computer trainees designed posters with the important message
 'Stay Safe, Stay Home'
Hand drawn by Alex

Designed by Aimée

Wednesday, 6 January 2021

Tips for a good nights sleep

A break in routine can really disrupt our sleep cycle.  Below are some tips that might help you to get back into a sleep routine.

If you’re having trouble sleeping or if something’s on your mind, Free-text TALK to 50808 anytime 24/7.

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Source:  Text50808

Tuesday, 5 January 2021

Art with Catherine - Mindfulness Colouring and Drawing

Some mindfulness colouring and drawing from our Art Tutor Catherine to help you switch off and relax while you are at home!

Sunday, 3 January 2021

Level 5 Restrictions - Centre Closed

Full Level 5 restrictions apply nationally until 31st January.  The centre will remain closed until January 11th due to the increased Level 5 COVID-19 restrictions. Your tutors will be in touch to continue your course online. Please stay home and stay safe. 

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