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78,184 CAO applicants at close of normal application deadline
Sarah McIntosh
With the CAO normal application deadline closing on Wednesday, the application figures show 78,184 people have applied to the college course portal, writes Sarah McIntosh.
1 February 2023 Careers
Get to know the course leaders
There are a number of colleges in Ireland offering agriculture and food-related courses through the CAO. Sarah McIntosh gives us an overview of the department heads.
1 February 2023 News
Decision time for new veterinary college
More third level veterinary medicine places could be made available to hopeful CAO student applicants as early as next year.
Ongoing research to find a path to more female farm ownership
PhD candidate in the University of Limerick Mary Curtin and her supervisors Dr Caroline Murphy, Dr Una Woods and Prof Christine Cross, are examining female farm ownership.
1 February 2023 Careers
Old cattle bones offer insights into Ireland’s megalithic construction - UCD
Recent UCD data strongly suggests the use of animal labour in the middle neolithic period in Ireland.
1 February 2023 News
Decision time for new veterinary college
More third level veterinary medicine places could be made available to hopeful CAO student applicants as early as next year.
1 February 2023 News
Grassland Agro, Teagasc and UCC join forces in fertiliser efficiency research
Managing director of Grassland Agro Liam Woulfe said that strategic use of fertiliser inputs is the future and this must be underpinned by science.
30 January 2023 News
New bioenergy training course for farmers launched
Gurteen College and IrBEA have partnered to develop a new bioenergy training course, which is specifically designed for farmers.
23 January 2023 News
Agri Careers: Getting ready for college financially
There is no doubt that third level education puts a financial burden on individuals and families. It’s important to have a look at the costs and what supports are available.
18 January 2023 Careers
Farmer Writes: old order has changed, it's now all about the environment
Five tonnes per acre of golden wheat, after a full pesticide programme, piling into the grain tank on an abnormally hot harvest day still excites me.
18 January 2023 Farmer Writes
ASA to hold assembly for ag-science graduates
Ag-science graduates are invited to a networking and educational event in Co Wexford on 13 January.
4 January 2023 News
The Donegal rambler: life in the hills
What started out in 1985 as leisure hiking has turned into a full-time career and passion for ex-Garda and Donegal Camino guide John McGroary.
28 December 2022 Features