89% of urban dwellers believe food education should be mandatory in Primary Schools

According to research* carried out on behalf of Agri Aware, the Irish agri-food educational body, 89% of urban dwellers believe food education should be...
CAFRE horticulture students help prepare Hillsborough gardens for grand re-opening

CAFRE horticulture students help prepare Hillsborough gardens for grand re-opening

Imagine Callum Burnside’s surprise when he met Prince Charles in the Walled Garden at Hillsborough Castle. Callum is a 1st-year Foundation Degree Horticulture Student at CAFRE and...
Teagasc Careers in Horticulture Open Day

Teagasc careers in horticulture open day

The annual Teagasc Careers in Horticulture Open Day event was held on 7 March in the new education building where Teagasc operates in the...
5 Signs You Are Suited to Horticulture

5 signs you are suited to horticulture | CareersPortal.ie

A career in horticulture can lead to a varied and fulfilling career for someone who has an interest in growing plants, food production and...
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Minister Bruton announces new Climate Action resources for schools

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. today (Wednesday, March the 27th) announced that a new Climate Action teacher resource...
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National Tree Week 2019

Planting for our Planet Tree Week, organised by the Tree Council of Ireland since 1985 is a week-long programme of events to celebrate trees. The event is...
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Inaugural “Una McDermott Award for Contribution to Science” announced by WIT

The family of Una McDermott presented with the Inaugural “Una McDermott Award for Contribution to Science” at the Waterford Institute of Technology Science Careers...
Jason Podris, College Advisory Group and Head Greenkeeper at Fortwilliam GC, Wendy Coles R&A; Callum Burnside, R&A Scholar and Paul Mooney head of Horticulture, CAFRE.

R&A Greenkeeping Scholarship a first for Callum

The College of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) student Callum Burnside from Carrickfergus is the first Northern Ireland student to be awarded an...
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Spring Summer 2019 Workshop Programme – Biodiversity Ireland

Spring has arrived, and with it, the National Biodiversity Data Centre is pleased to bring you our Spring Summer 2019 Workshop Programme. The delivery of...
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Gender-SMART | A European partnership on gender issues in agricultural and life sciences

Nine European partners in the Gender-SMART project, who all work in agricultural and life sciences, are under starter's orders. As part of the project,...