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Author: Andrew Maguire

Sports Psychology

In the ever changing world of sport, one of the major innovations of recent years has been the growing introduction and influence of sports psychology. High profile individuals have thrived because of it, teams have turned to it ahead of major tournaments, and in the...

#Budget2017

It’s touted as the biggest single event of the year affecting your finances, so it's no wonder that over the last twenty-four hours the main talking point has been the Budget 2017, which was delivered yesterday by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond. With issues such...

Global Entrepreneurship Week

With everything modern technology has to offer, and the incredible levels of communication and information access that we now take for granted, there's no doubt that entrepreneurship is a viable option to more people that ever before. Despite this, there are countless definitions and interpretations of...

Creativity

This summer, South West College Omagh once again played host to the Red Balloon Guitar Workshop, organised by the Enda Dolan Foundation, set up in honour of Enda Dolan, who sadly passed away in October 2014. As part of the foundation, Dervla Dolan explains, ‘we created...

GCSE Results Day Emotions

GCSE Results

GCSE results day is a significant milestone in anyone’s educational journey, and one that many students and parents associate with trepidation and stress. This years group haven't been helped by the introduction of a new set of grade boundaries which will see a '9 to...

Money in Football

Plenty has been said about the recent transfer of Brazilian footballer Neymar from Barcelona to PSG for a world record fee of €222 million. People have discussed, and articles have tried to explain, why one of the best players in the world would choose to...

SnapChat Maps

Snapchat is very much of its time. It is exclusively mobile-based, which even a few years ago would have seemed a disadvantage, and can make even Facebook and Twitter seem comparatively old. Whether it's a fad or not, it has all the intensity of one,...

The iPhone at Ten

The iPhone is ten years old, and since its launch in 2007 Apple have sold over a billion of them. This popularity wasn't always expected. Some experts predicted it would only interest gadget geeks; others said early hype would disappear as flaws became evident. But...