Open days for prospective students at Teagasc agricultural colleges
Sarah McIntosh
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.
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.
14 December 2022 Features
A maternity leave start your own business course led to livery yard success
Secondary school teacher, Hanna Bjoremark-Deegan tells Caitriona Bolger about moving from Sweden to Co Laois and establishing Christmas traditions at Cullohill Equestrian Centre.
Your choice? ‘Long hours at high intensity’ or work-life balance?
Agri companies are adjusting to work flexibility in an effort to hold staff just as the multinationals start calling employees back in. Who is on the right path?
23 November 2022 Amii
Science week: The road to research through Teagasc
Deirdre Hennessy, senior research officer at Teagasc AGRIC Moorepark, outlines the importance of science week for the would-be scientists of Ireland. Sarah McIntosh writes.
16 November 2022 Careers
Science Week 2022: Festival of Farming and Food launches
Teagasc launched a number of events for this year’s science week, running from 13 to 20 November, writes Sarah McIntosh.
4 November 2022 News
Rotary Ireland launches major environmental award
Third-level students are being encouraged to enter projects aimed at helping Ireland achieve net zero by exploring the role of trees and wood in climate change mitigation.
26 October 2022 Features
Ag science has big challenges but plenty of opportunities ahead
Critics of the ag-food sector often don’t realise how many talented scientists are quietly working behind the scenes to help solve our biggest problems.
28 September 2022 Damien O'Reilly