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College Update September 2020 – Teagasc | Agriculture and Food Development Authority

Teagasc students in the College of Amenity Horticulture have started their September 2020 programme in a blended format. This year 120 learners have started a...
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Upgrade your Horticulture Qualification with Waterford Institute of Technology and Teagasc from September 2020

Over the last number of years more and more job descriptions are specifying Level 7 or 8 qualification requirement for horticulturalists. This can be...
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A new horizon for horticulture at UCD

As the incidence of Covid-19 disease in the country continues to diminish the number of track and trace centres required have been reduced. As...
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Blended learning plant propagation course at Teagasc

The COVID 19 pandemic situation is driving new ways of doing things in education. June saw the commencement of blended learning modules for Teagasc College...
Ms Helena Hyland’s 3rd class from Boys National School, Athenry, Co Galway were crowned first place winners of Incredible Edibles.

West Schools win top prize in the Incredible Edibles growing project

Two Schools in Galway and one in Wexford have been named as the overall winners of Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles healthy eating and growing...
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Teagasc Kildalton College Virtual Open Day

Like every other education centre at present Teagasc Kildalton College has gone through major changes over the last couple of months. But now, with...
Students attend an interactive Zoom session in Teagasc Botanics for their placement host in New York last February. Pictured with their tutor Deirdre Walsh.

Teagasc Horticulture education in the National Botanic Gardens in COVID times – John Mulhern

I was considering putting “post” COVID in the title of this but that would be very presumptuous on my behalf. COVID 19 is here...
Former CAFRE student Megan Ingram who in 2018 won a bronze medal at the Chelsea Flower Show for creating a Floral Throne inspired by Queen Victoria.

Chelsea Flower Show hasn’t lost its bloom for CAFRE’s florists

For the first time since World War II, the UK’s annual and highly prestigious celebration of all things floral – The Chelsea Flower Show...

The Wonder of Weeds | National Gallery of Ireland

This look at the wonder of weeds was inspired by our beautiful exhibition Drawn from Nature: Irish Botanical Art. Discover the mysterious and surprising qualities...
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Roadmap for reopening Irish society and business

Phase 1 (18 May) phased return of outdoor workers (for example: construction workers and gardeners) open retailers which are primarily outdoor or those which...