articles about women-in-agriculture
Sinéad (21) wanted to be a nurse but is now a dairy farm manager
Carlow's Julie (28) - a qualified vet nurse - is studying Veterinary Physiotherapy at Harper Adams University
Life after an accident - Clodagh was unable to resume her career as a chef so she became a sheep farmer!
'I am passionate about all things cows' - Rachel - a student, suckler farmer & truck enthusiast
“It’s like farming from a desk really,” - Erica Coen (22) works for Chanelle
“When I tell people I’m a sheep farmer, they sometimes have to do a double take,” – Emma Wharton (29)
24-year-old Olivia Carroll - a mother-of-one - farms in her own right and works at Gurteen Agricultural College
Julie Roche graduated in 2001 and worked in sales before branching into agricultural consultancy.
Karen Brosnan – who grew up on a farm - acted and lectured before she became a legal secretary. She is now a self-employed consultant.
Nadia McKane (25) moved to England from Northern Ireland as a child and studied a BA (Hons) in Marketing. She is Platt’s Animal Bedding’s Sales and Marketing Manager.
Sophie Bell, a student at Harper Adams University has joined our Student Update series - see the Cavan native’s first update here.
“I never once dreamt that I would have the opportunity to combine both my love of agriculture and marketing together.” - 23-year-old Lisa Meyler of Green Acre Marketing.
“The main thing to remember with college is that it's all going to be worthwhile. Some days it feels like college is just one huge waste of time and money” - Emma McCormack, a final-year Ag student.
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Clodagh Ryan studied Animal Science at UCD and now works as an Animal Evaluations Analysts with ICBF. The Tipperary native is also a well-known Charolais breeder.