My Country Living: ‘It really isn’t about the acreage you come from’
Irene Bermingham
In conversation with Irene Bermingham, Jade Fielding from Westmeath tells how despite being faced with some challenging attitudes, she has rented and reared her way into a career in agriculture.
23 March 2022 Gardening
To fence to wall or to create a green boundary?
Irene Bermingham speaks to gardener and landscaper Arthur O’Meara, about the all-important garden boundary features; from greenery and timber fencing to beloved stone walls.
12 May 2021 News
Enterprise Ireland releases €1m in funding to Irish start-ups
Enterprise Ireland’s Competitive Start Fund (CSF) is a great opportunity for Irish start-ups nationwide.
Funding available for ag master’s
UCD’s distance learning master’s programme in agricultural extension and innovation, funded by Macra Skillnet, educates students on communicating with and supporting farmers.
12 May 2021 Education
Local Business: Every cloud has a silver lining
Irene Bermingham talks to entreprenur Aisling Flanagan, co-founder of the Velvet Cloud range of handmade sheep’s milk yoghurt and cheese, about food production and ecommerce sales.
5 May 2021 Careers
LEO tip to starting a business: avoiding unnecessary risks
Last week in our LEO business guide, we looked at preparing for some of the unavoidable risks that coincide with entrepreneurship. This week however, we focus on avoiding the unnecessary risks.
5 May 2021 Careers
Seminar: IFA's new HR service for farmer employers
The upcoming IFA employment seminar aims to address and inform members on the legislative, legal and insurance issues that may impact a farmer employer.
3 May 2021 Careers
IBEC aims to inspire and inform with TY virtual careers event
On Wednesday 5 May, IBEC hosts TYTalks21, a virtual careers and education event for all TY students nationwide.
30 April 2021 Education
The heart of Irish businesses
Founded in 2020, Croía Ireland is ‘the Irish ASOS’, says Ciara Hennebry, who hails from a dairy and sheep farm in the Comeragh Mountains. She chats to Irene Bermingham about her business
28 April 2021 Careers
Returning to the workforce
Gina Oglesby of Back to Work Connect understands just how difficult it can be to take the first step to returning to work, after a long period at home.
28 April 2021 Careers
LEO tip to starting a business: managing the risks
This week LEO looks at the potential risks involved in your business, how to best assess and prepare for their impact
28 April 2021 Careers
Job of the week: internship at UCD’s School of Veterinary Medicine
Applications are now being accepted for an internship in farm animal clinical studies at University College Dublin (UCD) School of Veterinary Medicine, writes Irene Bermingham.
26 April 2021 Recruitment