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CAFRE student announced as Pam Pointer Award for Horticulture winner

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) student, Jamie Gault has recently been announced as a recipient of the Pam Pointer Award in recognition of...

Secure your dream job: CAFRE careers event hears of opportunities in horticulture

Horticulture students at CAFRE heard from a range of excellent industry speakers at the annual Horticulture Careers event held at Greenmount Campus. Opening the Careers...

CAFRE announce Virtual Open Day events

The College of Agriculture Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) is the only College in the island of Ireland that offers agri-food courses from Certificates...

CAFRE to host traditional orchard management training

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) will be running an online information session on Tuesday February 1 at 7:00pm to assist...
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...
Greenkeeping Cadet Martyn Cullen (Carrigart, Co Donegal) was awarded a Level 2 Work-based Diploma in Horticulture (Sports Turf) and received The Golfing Union of Ireland Prize as the top Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI) Greenkeeping Cadet. Congratulating him on his success are Wendy Cole (R&A) and Fergal Greenan (Lecturer, CAFRE)

Greenmount Horticulture Awards Day & Speech

Paul Mooney, Head of Horticulture Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, 108 students appear in the Horticulture Awards Day booklet today. I congratulate all of you here and...
Greenmount Walled Garden

Flower Power within the Greenmount Walled Garden

Are you in need of some gardening inspiration? Are you inspired by colourful floral arrangements? CAFRE’s walled garden just outside Antrim sits at the heart...
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...
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...
Reece McKay fdSc in Horticulture ( right) with his bronze medal for Landscape gardening won at WorldSkills UK LIVE held at the Birmingham NEC

Greenmount horticulture students win medals at WorldSkills UK LIVE

The APL WorldSkills final took place last week from 15-17 November at WorldSkills UK LIVE held at the Birmingham NEC in front of over...


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