The Tullamore farm opens its gates to Ag Science students
Sarah McIntosh
450 secondary students attended Agri Aware’s Farm Walk and Talk in association with Tullamore Farm last week. Sarah McIntosh caught up with some ag science teachers in attendance.
22 March 2023 Dealer
Three well regarded women join the Agri Aware board
Three formidable females have been appointed as directors on the board of Agri Aware.
8 March 2023 Careers
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.
Study abroad diaries
The Erasmus programme is one of many opportunities for students to experience life abroad. Naomi Hamilton-O’Donnell speaks to two students about their experiences.
8 March 2023 Features
Nurturing curiosity at ESB Science Blast
Thousands of primary school children attended the ESB Science Blast last week. This STEM education programme involves investigations into the science behind a simple question, Sarah McIntosh writes.
6 March 2023 Education
“We just had to improvise, adapt and overcome.”
Teagasc Walsh Scholar Mark Kearney is in the final year of completing a PhD on evaluating sustainable beef farming in Ireland, writes Sarah McIntosh.
1 March 2023 Education
Open days for prospective students at Teagasc agricultural colleges
Teagasc agricultural colleges are holding a series of events for prospective applicants to its full-time Level 5 agriculture, horticulture, equine and forestry courses. Sarah McIntosh writes.
24 February 2023 Education
My Farming Week: Stephen Hurley, Schull, Co Cork
Sixteen-year-old Stephen Hurley farms with his grandad and uncle on their suckler farm in Schull, Co Cork.
22 February 2023 News
NI students impress at Harper Adams
There are over 100 Irish students at Harper Adams University, including a strong contingent from NI.
22 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Primary schools across the midwest attend regional robotics competition
Hosted by Dell Technologies in conjunction with Mary Immaculate College, the competition saw students take part in game-based engineering. Sarah McIntosh writes
20 February 2023 Education
Mountbellew crowned champions of Macra Challenge Day
Stock judging, tractor driving, fencing and presentations were among some of the challenges students had to part take in during this year's Macra and Teagasc Ag College Challenge Day.
17 February 2023 News
Number of Irish vet students abroad must be reduced - Harris
Minister Simon Harris said he could never understand how every year such a number of students found themselves having to go abroad to study veterinary.
15 February 2023 News