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‘I was dropped in the middle of nowhere with 5,000 cows!” - Rachel (22), an Animal Science student.
Francis Hand is a second-generation dairy farmer, UCD ACP graduate and Masters student at Harper Adams University.
The UCD graduate was lecturing before joining KEENAN
'No two days are ever the same' - Seán (23), UCD Alumni
“I feel extremely lucky to have been brought up on a farm,” - Sarah Woodmartin (22) studies Animal Science at UCD
“When you are a research officer, you are only as good as the team that surrounds you” – Dr. Fiona McGovern – Teagasc
Ronan Gorry (28) on suckler farming, studying at WIT and UCD and his professional career.
Julie Roche graduated in 2001 and worked in sales before branching into agricultural consultancy.
Niamh Keane (20) – a suckler and sheep farmer – is studying Animal and Crop Production at UCD.
Darragh Fadden studied a BSc in Forestry at WIT and transferred to UCD. He worked for The Forestry Company and is now a Research Masters Student at Teagasc.
I’m encouraged to see that our llama will actively look for and chase walked dogs along the fence line from his side of the hedge, writes Matthew Kehoe.
Siobhán Condron (26) – a keen horse enthusiast - grew up on a farm in Offaly. She graduated with a degree in Animal Science – Equine and is now studying Veterinary Medicine in Budapest.
Rosalyn Drew worked as a seed specialist and technical sale rep after graduating from UCD. The Meath native is NitroFert’s Sales and Marketing Executive.
Emma Kilmartin (19) is a fourth-generation suckler & sheep farmer from Co. Roscommon. She deferred her course – Animal Science – after her Leaving Cert and is now is second-year.
Neil Morris (21) graduated with a degree in Animal and Crop Production in 2018 and works with Contessa Trading as an Agricultural Advisor. He farms with his uncle in Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.
Margaret Farrell (21) – a final-year Animal Science student at UCD – once considered becoming a vet. The fifth-generation suckler and sheep farmer completed placement in Denmark and France.
Simon Lanigan (19) is a first-year Agricultural Science student at UCD. The Kilkenny native is a third-generation beef and dairy farmer and takes part in IHFA stock-judging competitions.
Finola Mc Coy worked as a vet in Ireland, the UK and New Zealand before joining Teagasc. The 2014 Nuffield Scholar is Animal Health Ireland’s CellCheck Senior Programme Manager.