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Mary Phelan
Mary Phelan

Education and Recruitment reporter, Irish Country Living

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01 419 9500

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mphelan@farmersjournal.ie


Mary Phelan is a journalist with Irish Country Living where she manages the careers and education section and writes general features. She covers issues that affect primary, secondary and tertiary education and identifies employment opportunities, particularly within the agricultural sector. She also produces features on all aspects of rural life. She has been working in Irish Country Living since May 2010. Mary hails from a beef and sheep farm in Camross, Co Laois. She has a degree in Law with History from UCD and a Masters in International Journalism from DCU. Her interests outside of work include playing hockey, learning Arabic (!) and watching hurling and rugby.

Ahead of the All-Ireland Ladies football final Marty Morrissey talks to Mary Phelan about his upbringing in New York and his favourite moment at the mike
By Mary Phelan on 21 September 2017
If you want to add an additional qualification to your CV while getting paid and gaining work experience at the same time, read on, writes Mary Phelan.
By Mary Phelan on 14 September 2017
If you want to develop a career in engineering or technology, Limerick is where it’s at, writes Mary Phelan.
By Mary Phelan on 14 September 2017
Mary Phelan catches up with Anna May McHugh upon the release of her wonderful read, Queen of the Ploughing
By Mary Phelan on 14 September 2017
Monaghan Institute has two very interesting traineeships which combine classroom-based learning and work experience, writes Mary Phelan.
By Mary Phelan on 07 September 2017
The idea that people who are already patrolling the streets at ungodly hours would also keep an eye out for vulnerable people is so outrageously logical it’s amazing nobody thought of it before now.
By Mary Phelan on 07 September 2017
Two students tell Mary Phelan about their accommodation searches in Dublin and Limerick.
By Mary Phelan on 31 August 2017
Yvonne Mullins has been forced to give up on Dublin and move to Meath, such is the dire state of accommodation in the capital, writes Mary Phelan.
By Mary Phelan on 31 August 2017
Mary Phelan catches up with former Galway and Waterford hurling greats to get their take on how proceedings will pan out on Sunday…
By Mary Phelan on 31 August 2017
With a revamped marking system and changes regarding how grades are converted into points, it's been an interesting year for everyone affected by the CAO writes Mary Phelan.
By Mary Phelan on 24 August 2017
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