Over €2m announced for new environmental and timber research
Niamh Murphy
Minister of State Martin Heydon has announced €2.2m for Irish researchers participating in European research initiatives.
10 April 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: pathways into working in Ireland's healthcare system
With an acute shortage of carers and healthcare professionals across Ireland, there has never been such a need to attract and retain talent in the sector, writes Sarah McIntosh.
3 April 2024 Education
Agri Careers: training wait times are causing frustration
Learning is being disrupted for apprentices as 3,600 have been waiting longer than six months for their off-the-job training, writes Sarah McIntosh.
UCD student working on a 770-cow farm in New Zealand
UCD animal and crop production student John Farrell speaks to the Irish Farmers Journal about his college placement in New Zealand.
31 March 2024 News
‘Heat-resistant’ cattle breed could offer climate change solutions - UCD
Criollo cattle breeds could now offer a solution to the challenges poised by climate change, according to new research.
30 March 2024 News
ATU Donegal raises over €4,000 for charity
The Agricultural Society in ATU Donegal held its annual fundraising ball, raising over €4,000 for Embrace Farm.
27 March 2024 News
‘Earning as you learn’ as a farm apprentice
Speaking at the webinar, college principal John Mulhearn said that the two year apprenticeships are a “definite pathway that everyone should thoroughly examine”.
27 March 2024 News
Mullooly Matters
Teenagers are getting older and hungrier sitting the Leaving Cert exams. Ciaran Mullooly counts the cost.
20 March 2024 Blog
Live webinar on land-based apprenticeships
This event is suitable for students, employers and guardians, who are considering a career in agriculture, horticulture and wider agriculture industry.
19 March 2024 News
Agri Careers: the entrepreneur behind the St Patrick's Festival
From starting his own marketing company to organizing the St Patrick’s Day parade, Richard Tierney is at the helm of the biggest national Festival, writes Sarah McIntosh.
13 March 2024 Careers
XL Vets backs UL for new vet school
XL Vets has supported the proposal for a new veterinary degree programme at UL by signing a memorandum of understanding with the university.
13 March 2024 News
UCD and Teagasc receive €7m for new food programme
Coveney announces a new food and agriculture innovation and entrepreneurship training programme.
8 March 2024 News