Get to know the course leaders
Sarah McIntosh
There are a number of colleges in Ireland offering agriculture and food-related courses through the CAO. Sarah McIntosh gives us an overview of the department heads.
14 December 2022 Features
A maternity leave start your own business course led to livery yard success
Secondary school teacher, Hanna Bjoremark-Deegan tells Caitriona Bolger about moving from Sweden to Co Laois and establishing Christmas traditions at Cullohill Equestrian Centre.
23 November 2022 Amii
Your choice? ‘Long hours at high intensity’ or work-life balance?
Agri companies are adjusting to work flexibility in an effort to hold staff just as the multinationals start calling employees back in. Who is on the right path?
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
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
Rotary Ireland launches major environmental award
Third-level students are being encouraged to enter projects aimed at helping Ireland achieve net zero by exploring the role of trees and wood in climate change mitigation.
26 October 2022 Features
Ag science has big challenges but plenty of opportunities ahead
Critics of the ag-food sector often don’t realise how many talented scientists are quietly working behind the scenes to help solve our biggest problems.
28 September 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Katherine’s Country: finding the rhythm of the school year
A new school year begins and Katherine’s grandson Ricky starts playschool with enthusiasm.
14 September 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Drop in agricultural science points for 2022
With a drop in the number of points required to study agricultural science at third level, Janine Kennedy has a rundown of what to look out for, plus the full points table.
8 September 2022 Education
Alternatives to the traditional college route
There are many paths to the main road of success, and college or university is just one of those, writes Gary McLaughlin.
7 September 2022 Education
Worried about financing your post-secondary education? You’re not alone
There are many options available to help finance your post-secondary education, but it will take a bit of research to find the right solution for you.
7 September 2022 Education
Finding the right support for first-time college goers
Going to college for the first time? Guidance counsellor Eoin Houlihan has all of the info you might need if and when you require some extra support
7 September 2022 Careers