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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...

EuroSkills 2016

South West College student, Seamus Goodfellow, will represent the UK at the 2016 EuroSkills in Gothenburg, Sweden in December, when five hundred competitors from over twenty countries gather to compete in thirty-five vocational skills, in what is Europe’s biggest skills competition. From Donaghmore, Seamus has been...

Changing Gear

Chris Evans has resigned after only one series as the host of Top Gear, but there are plenty of other options available in the world of Motorsport. One of the biggest jobs in British television is once again vacant, after Chris Evans resigned as the main...