Chasing a ‘lifelong’ dream of becoming a vet nurse

“I was very young to decide what I wanted to do career-wise.”– Maia Hanlon (20)

Studying veterinary nursing at UCD

“I did consider becoming a teacher at one stage" - Niamh Kennedy (21)

Women in Ag: Erica Coen

“It’s like farming from a desk really,” - Erica Coen (22) works for Chanelle

Student Focus: Aoife Walsh

20-year-old Aoife Walsh completed a Level-5 Certificate in Animal Care before she progressed to AIT’s Veterinary Nursing programme. The Laois native is now in second year.

Student Focus: Catherine Hearne

Catherina meets 20-year-old Catherine Hearne, a third-year Veterinary Nursing student at UCD. The Kilkenny native is also a talented musician and chess player.

Survey finds 19 out of 20 Veterinary Nurses are female

The Veterinary Council of Ireland conducted a survey on the Veterinary Nursing sector in Ireland - See the full results here: