The new crops and machinery teacher at Clonakilty Agricultural College is no stranger to machinery, having grown up helping her parents with their potato and contracting business. Kilkenny woman Lorraine Delahunty says it was during her work experience that she discovered a love for teaching.

Lorraine (left) was placed in the Teagasc advisory office in Mullinavat for work experience during her undergrad. One evening her mentor gave Lorraine a few notes to deliver a lecture in Kildalton.