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‘Maybe I will start a grass measuring business’
Amii McKeever
Although not fully ‘horse’ retired, ex-jockey Pat Collins’s day job is now grass measurement –alongside dairy calf to beef and tillage farming. He speaks to Amii McKeever about keeping all the balls in the air.
4 March 2020 Features
There’s something about Mary
Mary Troy took over the farm at just 17 and started a dairy enterprise at the age of 20. However, despite a young start, she has a head on her shoulders and sense on her side
25 September 2019 Careers
Women in STEM: taking on agricultural engineering
As part of the Irish Country Living's 'Women in STEM' series, Odile Evans talks to two ladies in the education side of agricultural engineering.
Kildalton College open day coming up
Teagasc in Kildalton has welcomed a record number of female students enrolling in the Green Cert course this academic year.
18 September 2019 News
Record number of female students enrol for Green Cert in Kildalton
Teagasc in Kildalton has welcomed a record number of female students enrolling in the Green Cert course this academic year.
10 September 2019 News
Record number of female students enrol for Green Cert in Kildalton
Teagasc in Kildalton has welcomed a record number of female students enrolling in the Green Cert course this academic year.
10 September 2019 News
Labour shortages in horticulture to be addressed at Bloom
The skills and labour shortage will be one of the topics at this year’s Bloom festival on the June bank holiday weekend. Anthony Jordan writes
29 May 2019 Careers
Storm Emma disrupts open day season
As Storm Emma left the country in shutdown last week, so a number of open days were cancelled around the country, writes Anthony Jordan.
7 March 2018 Careers
Listen: over 1,000 attend Teagasc college open days
This week, Anthony Jordan gives a roundup of Teagasc agricultural college open days from around the country
18 October 2017 Careers
Good weight gain after frustrating calving at Kildalton
Ciarán Lenehan talked to John O’Connor of Kildalton College after their open day on Wednesday.
10 September 2017 News
Green Cert Application Numbers to Decrease
Early applications to the Green Cert in agricultural colleges have decreased, writes Mary Phelan.
17 May 2017 Education
The Green Cert - but not as you know it
There are many courses that can be used to achieve “Green Cert” status; agriculture is just one of them, writes Grainne McMahon, assistant principal horticulture at Kildalton College.
10 May 2017 Education