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Minister Simon Harris features on new educational podcast
Sarah McIntosh
Education and Training Boards Ireland (ETBI) educational podcast ‘OMG! What a Complete Education!’ features Minister Simon Harris, Sarah McIntosh writes.
23 November 2022 Careers
Excelling at egg production
Alex Eivers has spent the last two years studying the efficiency and sustainability of egg production systems. He shares his findings with Irish Country Living, writes Sarah McIntosh.
23 November 2022 News
Atlantic Technological University (ATU) award agricultural qualifications
Fifty-five students were awarded agricultural qualifications last week at Atlantic Technological University (ATU) in Donegal, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Meet the Nuffield 2023 scholars
Sarah McIntosh profiles the seven Nuffield scholars for 2023.
23 November 2022 Careers
ASA Student Placement Bursary Series: Jack Moran
Jack Moran, Seedtech, Irish Farmers Journal and ASA student placement bursary winner, tells Irish Country Living about his experience.
16 November 2022 Careers
Science week: The road to research through Teagasc
Deirdre Hennessy, senior research officer at Teagasc AGRIC Moorepark, outlines the importance of science week for the would-be scientists of Ireland. Sarah McIntosh writes.
16 November 2022 Careers
Boyne Valley Co-op launches bursary for students in Teagasc Ballyhaise
The bursary has been launched to help students fund their college expenses, writes Sarah McIntosh.
11 November 2022 News
Distress over Junior Cert results delay
The delayed release of the Junior Cert results is causing increased distress and frustration, writes Amaia O’Kelly, a transition year student caught up in the waiting game.
9 November 2022 Education
ASA Student placement bursary series: Ciara Leonard, Sheep farm, Co Tipperary.
Ciara Leonard, Seedtech, Irish Farmers Journal and ASA student placement bursary winner tells Irish Country Living about her experience.
9 November 2022 Education
The ABP Angus Youth Challenge in Northern Ireland
Students learn the importance of Irish meat in an immersive “farm to fork” education experience, writes Sarah McIntosh.
9 November 2022 Education
Science Week 2022: Festival of Farming and Food launches
Teagasc launched a number of events for this year’s science week, running from 13 to 20 November, writes Sarah McIntosh.
4 November 2022 News
Agri careers: The retail man, Malachy O Connor
Having worked as a buyer in the retail industry for over 25 years, consultant Malachy O'Connor is now supporting agri-food companies to survive the current climate, writes Sarah McIntosh.
2 November 2022 Careers