Agri Careers: Mayo student first to get Hygeia scholarship
Sarah McIntosh
Beef and suckler farmer Joseph Cunnane, from Kilkelly, Co Mayo was awarded this year’s inaugural Hygeia Scholarship at University of Galway, 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.
29 May 2024 Careers
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.
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
Agri Careers: farm safety at the forefront of Student Enterprise final
Aspiring young agricultural entrepreneurs lead the way with innovation and forward-thinking products aimed at improving safety on farms across Ireland, writes Sarah McIntosh.
8 May 2024 Education
Agri Careers: 'I was forced to move to study veterinary medicine'
Like many Irish students hoping to become vets, Emma Sherlock has started her first year of veterinary medicine abroad, writes Sarah McIntosh.
1 May 2024 Education