New vet school 'deserves and should be' in west of Ireland - MEP Walsh
Rachel Donovan
Fine Gael MEP Maria Walsh said that Letterkenny is primed for the new vet school as a result of its affiliation with Mountbellew Agricultural College.
24 May 2023 Features
Meet Anna Hearne: farming and painting in the sunny south east
Artist Anna Hearne is a beef and tillage farmer from Kilmacthomas, Co Waterford. Here, she discusses her latest exhibition with Caitríona Bolger
12 May 2023 News
Salesian college’s beef and sheep to go organic
The Pallaskenry-based agricultural college launched a proposal to convert its drystock systems to organics.
Graduate entry route to new vet college off the cards
CEO of the Higher Education Authority, Alan Wall, said no college came back with a graduate offering in their bid for the new veterinary school.
12 May 2023 News
Teacher and dairy farmer Ellen Vaughan is the Teagasc/FBD Student of the Year
In a first for the competition, which took place in the Castleknock Hotel on 9 May, all three category winners were female.
9 May 2023 News
Agri careers: What to consider before signing up for a post-graduate degree
If you are thinking of undertaking a master’s or PhD programme, it is important to get the right advice. Sarah McIntosh speaks to two students about why they decided to further their studies.
3 May 2023 Careers
Agri Careers: ‘When the machines are out, they have to be working’
Having recently completed the CLAAS land-based engineering apprenticeship, Martin Kavanagh outlines the structure of the programme and why people should consider it as a career.
26 April 2023 Careers
Ag science students benefit from day out at Tullamore Farm
The Agri Aware farm walk and talk at Tullamore Farm gave agricultural science students a chance to see their learnings from the classroom in practice on a working farm, writes Naomi Hamilton-O’Donnell
1 April 2023 News
Galway school crowned Irish Angus Schools Competition champions
The winners of Certified Irish Angus Schools Competition have predicted that there will be a profitable future for Angus beef production.
31 March 2023 News
Backchat: lessons in the locality
A college assignment reminds Margaret Leahy that every day really is a school day.
29 March 2023 Features
Sheep can benefit urban landscapes and people – US study
Researchers at the University of California set out to determine the grazing benefits of sheep and gained additional insight into the role of sheep in improving the wellbeing of urban dwellers.
28 March 2023 News
Connecting students and industry members
With the finish line in sight, final-year students are beginning to think about life after college. Many of them had the opportunity to meet industry members at MTU Kerry and UCD.
8 March 2023 Careers