Secondary school students host art exhibition in Athenry Mart
Sarah McIntosh
Hundreds of people attended ‘Athenry Agri’ art exhibition, as secondary students from Clarin College Athenry created artwork inspired by agriculture, writes Sarah McIntosh.
16 May 2024 News
Green light for new vet school 'coming fast' - Taoiseach
A decision on where the new vet school will be located is expected in the next "few weeks", Taoiseach Simon Harris has said.
16 May 2024 News
Farmers wanted to take part in online farmer health study
Farmers' diet, physical activity, stress, quality of life and circadian rhythm (body clock) are among some of the things being researched.
Folklore: half plough, half spade – the amazing loy
Shane Lehane celebrates the ancient vernacular digging tool that has lasted to the present day in the heritage sport ‘loy digging’.
15 May 2024 Craft
Apply now for Tirlán and Baileys sustainable farming academy
Applications are now open for over 20 places on the fully-funded diploma in environment, sustainability and climate in UCC.
24 April 2024 News
Dairy farmer to take on Kilimanjaro for meningitis charity
Brendan O'Reilly from Kilcolgy in Cavan will take on Kilimanjaro in August in aid of the Meningjitis Research Foundation.
16 April 2024 News
Over €2m announced for new environmental and timber research
Minister of State Martin Heydon has announced €2.2m for Irish researchers participating in European research initiatives.
12 April 2024 News
Agri Careers: pathways into working in Ireland's healthcare system
With an acute shortage of carers and healthcare professionals across Ireland, there has never been such a need to attract and retain talent in the sector, writes Sarah McIntosh.
10 April 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: training wait times are causing frustration
Learning is being disrupted for apprentices as 3,600 have been waiting longer than six months for their off-the-job training, writes Sarah McIntosh.
3 April 2024 Education
UCD student working on a 770-cow farm in New Zealand
UCD animal and crop production student John Farrell speaks to the Irish Farmers Journal about his college placement in New Zealand.
31 March 2024 News
‘Heat-resistant’ cattle breed could offer climate change solutions - UCD
Criollo cattle breeds could now offer a solution to the challenges poised by climate change, according to new research.
30 March 2024 News
ATU Donegal raises over €4,000 for charity
The Agricultural Society in ATU Donegal held its annual fundraising ball, raising over €4,000 for Embrace Farm.
27 March 2024 News