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Opportunities in agricultural innovation and extension at UCD
Janine Kennedy
University College Dublin is hosting an online information event for those interested in upskilling or becoming qualified in areas around farmer support, writes Janine Kennedy.
19 January 2022 Living Life
From farm fields to international audiences
Folk singer Emer Dunne started off singing on the family farm for the cows, but it wasn’t long before she moved on to international audiences, writes Anne O’Donoghue
12 May 2021 Education
Funding available for ag master’s
UCD’s distance learning master’s programme in agricultural extension and innovation, funded by Macra Skillnet, educates students on communicating with and supporting farmers.
Podcast: ‘I was out beating the ball against the wall for hours on end’
From playing camogie with Kilkenny to working for Glanbia, being a Macra county chair and sitting on the ASA Council, Niamh Bambrick has many strings to her bow. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
3 March 2021 Features
Podcast: short stories and poetry aplenty in Macra na Feirme
A short story entitled After Milking by Peter Farrell and the poem Green Shoots by Liam Cronin were the winners of the Macra na Feirme creative writing competition
9 February 2021 News
Plenty of amateur dramatics to creating a stage on the farm
Tommy Moyles tells Pat O'Toole of how there are advantages to farming when preparing for a part in an amateur drama production.
5 February 2021 Feature
Irish Country Living Podcast: short stories and poetry aplenty
A short story entitled After Milking by Peter Farrell and the poem Green Shoots by Liam Cronin were the winners of the Macra na Feirme creative writing competition.
4 February 2021 Podcast
Podcast: short stories and poetry aplenty
A short story entitled After Milking by Peter Farrell and the poem Green Shoots by Liam Cronin were the winners of the Macra na Feirme creative writing competition
3 February 2021 Living Life
Creating a stage on the farm
Tommy Moyles tell Pat O'Toole of how there are advantages to farming when preparing for a part in an amateur drama production
3 February 2021 Features
My Country Living: ‘It’s pride in who you are and what you have on the ground’
Ellen Farnan is a newly qualified teacher and a suckler farmer with a pedigree Charolais herd. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue she discusses her careers, showing cattle and joining Macra
13 January 2021 My Farming Week
My Country Living: ‘It’s amazing how the generations are so different’
For Orla Lenehan, dairy farming really is a family affair, and her family has seen plenty of change down through the years. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
10 October 2020 News
My Country Living: ‘It’s amazing how the generations are so different’
For Orla Lenehan, dairy farming really is a family affair, and her family has seen plenty of change down through the years. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
7 October 2020 My Farming Week