9 October 2023

~1 minutes read

Two ATU students from Galway win awards at Worldskills National Final

Share story:
Two ATU students from Galway win awards at Worldskills National Final

Galway Bay FM newsroom-ATU has won six awards at this year’s Worldskills National Final in Dublin-including two ATU Galway apprentices.

Keith Roberts from Ballyconneely won the Cabinetmaking category for ATU Connemara, while Joe Kelly from Ballinasloe won the Joinery category for ATU Sligo.

Keith Roberts from Ballyconneely with Chief Examiner Declan Barrett and MD Redwood Design John Kinahan



Worldskills is a partnership between government and various sectors that aims to promote apprenticeships and various college courses.

Joe Kelly from Ballinasloe(l) with lecturer John Joe O’Reilly



It also aims to highlight the ongoing skills shortage in Ireland and inform students of alternative career paths.






Share story:

Councillors pass largest ever budget of €173m for running of County Galway next year

Councillors have voted this afternoon to approve the largest ever budget for the running of County Galway next year. The budget for 2024 is €173m –...

University of Galway joins €70m research collaborations on climate and food sustainability

The University of Galway has joined a €70m research partnership on climate and biodiversity. The Ryan Institute will join a group of academics, industry...

Status yellow low temperature and ice warning for Galway this evening

A status yellow weather warning has been issued for eight counties, including Galway, from this evening. The alert will affect Connacht, Longford, Offaly ...

Hildegarde Naughton accuses Sinn Féin of being opportunistic with no confidence motion

Galway West TD HIldegarde Naughton has accused Sinn Féin of being opportunistic with its no confidence motion in the Justice Minister The party has filed...