articles about education
“Where are the numbers on the eggs?” - Maperath Mobile Farm visits schools to teach children about farming
“I enjoy working with cattle every day,” - Sinead Minihane (22) is studying a Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management
Lorraine Farrelly (22) has her own farm and studies Agriculture at DkIT/Ballyhaise Agricultural College.
Darina Gowen (22) – a fifth-generation farmer - studies Dairy Herd Management at Clonakilty Ag College and is on placement in New Zealand.
Niamh Keane (20) – a suckler and sheep farmer – is studying Animal and Crop Production at UCD.
Chloe Dreaper-Eyre (20) – a fourth-generation farmer from Ballinasloe, Co. Galway – studies Bioveterinary Science at AIT and is involved in the running of the family farm.
With the CAO offers out, we ask is Dublin taking our best people from us and how can rural Ireland fight back to keep them.
The report found that there are fewer than 3,000 properties for rent nationally.
This week we delve into why we really need broadband for rural Ireland, and fast.
The head of education in Teagasc wants more younger farmers in the industry.
A case of too little too late? As the Minister said in the Dail this week that an additional 1000 Green Cert Courses would be offered by Teagasc.
Tom Jordan takes a look at the Teagasc Green Cert backlog and lets us know his thoughts.