Agri Careers: funding to support further study in rural development
Sarah McIntosh
A new initiative is being rolled out in partnership with third-level colleges to encourage graduates to continue their education and careers in rural development, writes Sarah McIntosh.
8 June 2024 Careers
Funding for regenerative tourism projects in the midlands
Final call for private and community businesses with an idea for tourism projects to apply for Fáilte Ireland’s Regenerative Tourism Scheme, writes Sarah McIntosh
5 June 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: Teagasc to develop strategy to encourage agri qualifications
Teagasc is looking into course offerings to ensure they meet the evolving needs of students and the agri sector, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Agri Careers: ‘we put sustainability at the heart of everything’
Eight enterprises leading in climate action and sustainability have completed Bord na Móna’s 2024 Accelerate Green programme, writes Sarah McIntosh.
5 June 2024 Recruitment
Agri Careers: Kildare tillage farmer scoops Student of the Year
After following his gut, Tillage farmer Danny Doyle from Rathangan, Co. Kildare has been awarded this year’s Teagasc / FBD Student of the Year 2023 title, writes Sarah McIntosh.
29 May 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: industry movers and shakers
The ship has steadied this month with movement across the agri-jobs sector. Employees seem to be staying put, but there were still some movers and shakers to note, writes Sarah McIntosh.
29 May 2024 Recruitment
Agri Careers: navigating the exam season: advice for students and parents
As 136,000 students get ready to sit the Leaving and Junior Certificates on 5 June, we have advice on how to calm the nerves and be prepared, writes Sarah McIntosh.
22 May 2024 Education
Ag science teachers share top tips for this year's Leaving Cert
Three agricultural science teachers give their top tips to help students in the final weeks of preparation for the Leaving Certificate exam, writes Sarah McIntosh.
22 May 2024 Careers
Secondary school students host art exhibition in Athenry Mart
Hundreds of people attended ‘Athenry Agri’ art exhibition, as secondary students from Clarin College Athenry created artwork inspired by agriculture, writes Sarah McIntosh.
18 May 2024 Education
Agri Careers: higher education in the north-west needs ‘affirmative action’
With 80% of students in Northern Ireland studying in Belfast, a new report has highlighted the need for better higher education planning, writes Sarah McIntosh.
15 May 2024 Education
Agri Careers: developing future Agri Leaders
Twenty professionals from different sectors of the agri-food industry have completed the ASA Future Agri Leaders course, encompassing theoretical and practical learning, writes Sarah McIntosh.
15 May 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: ‘biotechnology is a growing area globally’
A demand from industry has led to the development of a new course in biotechnology at Technological University Dublin, writes Sarah McIntosh.
8 May 2024 Careers