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Gerry Boyle

Grass is key in dairying fight against Brexit
Grass utilisation was one of the key messages to take home from the Moorepark open day, where 15,000 people thronged into the Teagasc research facility.
By Amy Forde on 04 July 2017
Teagasc director Professor Gerry Boyle outlines the theme of this year's Moorepark open day.
By Contributor on 02 July 2017
Teagasc conference to focus on farm labour shortage
A Teagasc conference on ‘Employing People on Farms’ takes place today, Thursday, 15 June, in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co Tipperary.
By William Conlon on 16 June 2017
Will beef farmers milk cows to address dairy labour shortage?
There is a shortage of dairy farm workers in the sector at the moment, with a new Teagasc report citing that 6,000 new entrants will be needed in the next 10 years to address the issue.
By Amy Forde on 11 June 2017
Teagasc director Gerry Boyle has said Teaagsc is developing short, intensive courses to train labour to meet the dairy industry's needs and that foreign labour will be needed.
By Amy Forde on 08 June 2017
Ireland's dairy industry is facing a shortage in farm labour, Teagasc Director Gerry Boyle has said.
By Amy Forde on 01 June 2017
Department sanctions Teagasc's temporary Green Cert teaching posts
The Department has recently approved Teagasc’s request for 15 new temporary posts to meet acute demand for the Green Cert in some geographical locations.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 09 February 2017
Teagasc director Prof Gerry Boyle remembers TK Whitaker's legacy on farming and agriculture.
By Contributor on 19 January 2017
Brain drain at Teagasc continues
I see that another big name has departed Teagasc in favour of a life in the education world.
By The Dealer on 07 January 2017
3,500 people on Green Cert waiting list
There are approximately 3,500 people waiting to be accepted onto Green Cert courses, according to Teagasc director Professor Gerry Boyle.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 25 November 2016
Increases in income from the Knowledge Transfer programme and additional research income brought Teagasc’s total income to €175m in 2015.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 24 November 2016
Listen: Teagasc income up €10m in line with increased activity
Increases in income from the Knowledge Transfer programme and additional research income brought Teagasc’s total income to €175m in 2015.
By on 17 May 2017
Public service cannot compete with private companies on pay – Teagasc
Teagasc chair Dr Noel Cawley has said that semi-state companies such as Teagasc cannot compete with private companies on staff pay.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 22 November 2016
With temporary teaching contracts coming to an end, Teagasc has said it will be difficult to ensure that all students receive the Green Cert.
By Patrick Donohoe on 17 November 2016
The former Macra CEO is now tasked with rebuilding IFA. He seems well equipped for the job
By The Dealer on 17 November 2016
Listen: Damian McDonald appointed new IFA boss
The CEO of Horse Sport Ireland (HSI), Damian McDonald, was announced as the new director general (DG) of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) on Wednesday morning.
By Patrick Donohoe on 17 May 2017
Teagasc director Gerry Boyle follows James Brady out of the IFA race. A CEO is expected next week.
By The Dealer on 10 November 2016
New service launched for bereaved farm families
Families affected by farm accidents can avail of a free service that will deal with technical, management and scheme assistance.
By Tommy Moyles on 21 September 2016
PastureBase to merge with AgriNet Grass to offer one package
The two softwares are set to join forces for 2017, to offer farmers one package, called PastureBase Ireland.
By Alice O'Sullivan on 21 September 2016
After leaving the European Union, British consumers could choose to favour British food, turn to cheaper imports from global markets or continue to buy products from their Europeans neighbours.
By Thomas Hubert on 18 August 2016
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