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Encouraging children to learn about biodiversity
Sarah McIntosh
For a second year, the Nature Hero Awards are motivating school students across Ireland to learn more about biodiversity and foster a love and understanding of the environment, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Social media – is it really that important and does my business need it?
27 September 2023 Careers
Social media – is it really that important and does my business need it?
Social media is an important buisness tool that allows you to engage with your customers, writes Caroline Murphy
Research project HER-SELF is seeking participants
27 September 2023 News
Research project HER-SELF is seeking participants
The HER-SELF research project are seeking female farmers and farm workers in the agriculture sector in Ireland to get involved, writes Sarah McIntosh
Agri careers: ploughing through issues in the sector
This year’s finalists of the Certified Irish Angus Schools Competition are tackling key issues. Sarah McIntosh caught up with them at the National Ploughing Championships to find out more.
27 September 2023 Education
Ireland's culinary stars have been announced
The winners of the Young Chef Young Waiter Ireland Awards 2023 have been revealed, writes Sarah McIntosh
23 September 2023 Education
Agri careers: finding confidence as a mature student
Through the diploma in speciality and artisan food enterprises, farmer Donal Sheehan has developed a way of highlighting biodiversity practices used in food production writes Sarah McIntosh.
20 September 2023 Careers
Meat business women launch ‘The Power of You’ series
A global campaign is launched by Meat Business Women to foster a sense of empowerment and confidence within women, writes Sarah McIntosh.
16 September 2023 Careers
UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science ‘trailblazing’ on gender equality
The School of Agriculture and Food Science in UCD is making great strides towards achieving gender equality for female academic staff and students, writes Claire McCormack
13 September 2023 News
Agri careers: carving out a dream career from the ground up
From veterinary nursing to farmer advocacy, Majella Mc Cafferty has built a strong career from continuous upskilling and learning, writes Sarah McIntosh
13 September 2023 Careers
37 students graduate fromTeagasc dairy calf-to-beef courses
The first groups of farmers graduated this week from two Teagasc dairy calf-to-beef courses, writes Sarah McIntosh.
9 September 2023 Education
Steps to success: The price is right?
Money makes the world go round, but why are so many of us shy about talking about money, especially in business? writes Caroline Murphy.
6 September 2023 Careers
Ireland takes on the Challenge
Four students from Teagasc represented Ireland at the European championship in agriculture skills in August, returning home with one silver and three bronze medals, writes Sarah McIntosh.
6 September 2023 Careers