‘The UK's approach to dairy systems has more emphasis on indoor systems’
Sarah McIntosh
In our new series catching up with the ASA travel bursary students, Darragh Scully from Co Laois speaks about his professional work experience with Lely Atlantic, Birmingham, writes Sarah McIntosh.
10 July 2024 Education
Agri Careers: horticulture students bring home bronze from Estonia
For the first time, two Teagasc students competed in the international Horti Challenge 2024 in Estonia, finishing in third place, writes Sarah McIntosh.
3 July 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: equine student off to a flying start
Equine student Ivanna Dempsey is one of 12 people in the world to receive this year’s Godolphin Flying Start class diploma, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Agri Careers: how to perfect your job application
As the summer months arrive, many young people are on the lookout for jobs. Make your CV and application stand out from the crowd, writes Sarah McIntosh.
26 June 2024 Recruitment
Students contribute to achieving net zero
With a prize fund of €4,000, applications are open to third-level students for this year’s Rotary Ireland environment award, writes Sarah McIntosh.
22 June 2024 Education
Agri Careers: Mayo student first to get Hygeia scholarship
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.
19 June 2024 Education
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.
5 June 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.
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