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Gardaí issue rental scam warning to students

Students have been warned to be vigilant against an increase in rent scams. With the new semester drawing near and students securing accommodation for the upcoming year, it is important to be aware of the signs that a prospective landlord may not be trustworthy. Check out the gardaí warning and advice in this week's Limerick Leader below.

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/news/263972/gardai-issue-rental-scam-warning-to-limerick-students.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Childcare vacancy available in children's own home

A family are seeking a recently graduated B.Ed or ECCE student to provide childcare for their three children (based in Co. Clare).

Excellent opportunity for recent graduate who is looking to gain experience over the next 12 months in order to progress and expand their career opportunities.

Hours required: 2pm to 6.30pm Monday to Friday
Salary: Negotiable and will be reflective of experience, qualification and flexibility of candidate
Location: Miltown Malbay, Co Clare
Hours: 25 hours per week

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Job opportunity - primary school in Italy

Scuola Montessori Primaria, an Italian primary Montessori school located in Capriolo (BS)are looking for a native English speaker teacher that is willing to pursue a teaching career in Italy. This school is bilingual Italian-English.

The ideal candidate has previous teaching experience, is willing to learn the Montessori method, has a basic knowledge of Italian and a natural propensity for a child-centered teaching approach. It would suit B.Ed./B.Ed. Pscyh. graduates. While it is Montessori – it is for Primary School graduates,and may be of particular interest to the students who did the early childhood specialism.

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Primary teacher vacancy in London

St Patrick's Catholic Primary school in Plumstead, London are seeking a primary class teacher to start working in September 2017. If you would like to read more about the job description and who to contact, click here.

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Art Society

This society believe everyone has artistic ability and talent and that they can express however they want by joining the society! They hold weekly meetings to practise all aspects of art such as sketching, painting and much more. They regularly collaborate with other societies in the college and have held a very successful silent auction in aid of Pieta House. Keep an eye out for their posters around campus.

   

 

Cumann Gaelach

An Cumann Gaelach aims to promote Irish Culture in Mary I, in particular labhairt na Gaeilge. This Society is not just for native, fluent, or even semi-fluent Irish Speakers, it’s for anyone with a cúpla focail and an interest in a good time. Each year the society is involved in organising and participating in the events for Seachtain na Gaeilge. This is also a great society for International students to learn about and experience Irish culture

   

 

Gaisce Society

A new society to Mary I, the gold Gaisce Society aims to encourage students to sign up for the gold Gaisce award and challenge themselves in order to improve skills and gain new experiences. Open to anyone who is interested in becoming part of the society and undertaking the award or those who simply want to stay informed with the running's of the society and the progress of the gold award participants.

   

 

International Society

Drawing mainly on students from abroad the society organises events to help expose students of other nationalities to Irish culture. Weekends away as well as numerous day trips are organised. They fundraise for these outings and have parties for everyone to get to know one another. This society is not limited to International students, all students are welcome.

   

 

LGBTA Society

The LGBT society has been running in Mary I for many years, causing outrage in its early stages, over the years it has become just another society.  Whether your gay, lesbian, bi, trans or just curious the society is there for you.  Catering for everyone whether you would like some guidance, or to attend a confidential meeting or just want a damn good night out on the Limerick gay scene this society is for you.  The society assures anonymity and does not engage in ‘outing’ any members. We all understand how difficult it is if you are not sure/not out/or just out - we've all been there!

   

 

Live Music Society

This society is dedicated to the development of live music in MIC. Regular gigs are organised locally and on campus. They have also held song contests and battle of the bands. Last year saw members of the Live Music Soc take over the entire Summerville Building during RAG Week for the Summerville sessions. You don’t have to be Hendrix to join! Beginners are welcome!  A love of music would help though!

   

 

MIDAS

MIDAS is one of Mary I’s largest and most successful societies. It has something for everyone with regular singing, cabarets, drama and dance workshops as well as plays and an annual musical. It is a great way to build confidence, meet new people and develop skills. There is room for everyone, no matter how much experience you have and it's a great opportunity to get experience in all facets of theatre, whether you want to be on stage or work behind the scenes.

   

 

One World Society

Interested in developing countries, the causes of poverty and fair play? Want to make a difference? Join our group to learn more and to help in campaigns. Every year the One World Society organizes One World Week and Fair Trade Fortnight. The One World Society is also involved with the Limerick City Fairtrade Network. Members of the society were part of the original group who worked to achieve Fairtrade status for the city. The One World Society worked tirelessly to promote the Fairtrade message and to ensure that Fairtrade products are available to students in the College. Monday March 1st 2010 saw MIC being officially recognised as a Fairtrade College. The One World Society also participates in the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Limerick and organise numerous other events and activities for students and staff throughout the year!

   

 

Harry Potter Soc

Every year the Harry Potter Society starts the year with a sorting hat ceremony in the TARA building. A busy semester of table quizzes, bake sales, potions classes and intervarsities usually follows. It is the perfect Society for all potter fans to socialise and make new friends in the wizarding world. It doesn’t matter if you’re pureblood, half-blood or Muggle the Harry Potter Soc has something for you.

   

 

Live Music Society

This society is dedicated to the development of live music in MIC. Regular gigs are organised locally and on campus. They have also held song contests and battle of the bands. Last year saw members of the Live Music Soc take over the entire Summerville Building during RAG Week for the Summerville sessions. You don’t have to be Hendrix to join! Beginners are welcome!  A love of music would help though!