The society is run solely by agricultural science students from all years with all funds raised throughout the year donated to charity.

The money was raised throughout the 2016/17 academic year through various fundraising events organised by the committee and auditor of the society Seán Holian.

A pedigree Charolais heifer was raffled, along with other fundraising nights such as a charity boxing night and ag week.

AgSoc auditor Seán Holian presenting a cheque for €10,000 to Norma Rohan of Embrace Farm.

Cystic Fibrosis Ireland was chosen as the main charity this year and received a donation of €40,000. Embrace Farm also received a donation of €10,000 to help it with the great work it does supporting families who have lost a loved one through a farm accident.

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