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Marathon Match

South West College's Brendan McDevitt is getting involved as Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and the Michaela Foundation team up to offer 42 enthusiastic footballers the chance of a lifetime, to break the Guinness World Record for the longest Gaelic football match in history and raise valuable...

Stormont Big Bake

It hasn’t been long since the latest series of The Great British Bake Off finished, but already South West College catering students have been among those making up for its absence, as two students took part in the Stormont Big Bake at Parliament Buildings. The...

National Author’s Day

[edgtf_blockquote text="“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.” - Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird " title_tag="h2" width=""] It's National Author's Day, and on a day to celebrate the people that bring us the books that can...

Halloween 2016

[caption id="attachment_3233" align="alignright" width="300"] SWC Snapchat showcased some of the 'haunted' areas of our Enniskillen campus [/caption] Halloween has come upon us again, and streets, parks and pubs will be filled with people dressed up for the occasion. 2016 is likely to feature ‘killer clowns’, the...

European Heritage Open Days

The European Heritage Open Days takes place this weekend, with over 340 free openers and events to choose from on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September across Northern Ireland. Organised by the Historic Environment Division of the Department for Communities, under the banner of ‘Love...

Benedict Kiely Weekend

Some of the past, present and future of Omagh writers and photographers are to be celebrated and acknowledged at the fifteenth Benedict Kiely Weekend this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at the Strule Arts Centre Omagh. The title for the event this year is ‘And As I...

A-Level Results Day

There are lots of things we’ve come to expect from A Level results day. Social media losing all perspective on life, referencing the end of the world and quoting Game of Thrones – ‘Brace yourselves, exam results are coming’; students huddling in the school foyer,...

Red Balloon Guitar Workshop

This week South West College Omagh is playing 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. Now in its second year, the workshop continues to grow,...

Rio 2016

This time four years ago the London Olympics were getting underway. Danny Boyle's opening ceremony took place, with cameos from James Bond, Mr Bean, Paul McCartney and David Beckham, and the Queen officially opened the games. Watched by over 27 million UK viewers, which is...