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TUS Athlone celebrates 20 years of teaching veterinary nursing
Sarah McIntosh
Since its inception, TUS Athlone has seen 555 veterinary nursing graduates go through its doors, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Agri Careers: Uisce Éireann has 700 jobs in rural and urban areas
14 February 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: Uisce Éireann has 700 jobs in rural and urban areas
From field engineers to technical leads, the national water authority has career opportunities across the country as they begin recruiting, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Agri Careers: why are students turned off by agricultural science?
14 February 2024 Education
Agri Careers: why are students turned off by agricultural science?
The recent drop in the number of students choosing agricultural science for their Leaving Cert is a concern among teachers. In part one of this series, Sarah McIntosh shares the results of a survey.
Galway student wins Irish EU young translator award
58 students from 13 secondary schools across Ireland took part in the Irish leg of the European competition to promote language learning, writes Sarah McIntosh.
10 February 2024 Education
Agri Careers: 73% of Irish workers are considering a new job in 2024
Recent research has revealed that almost three quarters of professionals in Ireland are looking for new opportunities. Sarah McIntosh speaks to LinkedIn career expert, Charlotte Davies.
7 February 2024 News
Agri Careers: a love for machinery and a passion for business
At the age of 27, Laura Short Murphy is responsible for running the spring farm machinery shows as well as her own food business, writes Sarah McIntosh.
7 February 2024 Careers
Mayo students crowned winners of environmental innovators programme
Students from St Tiernan’s College, Crossmolina, Co Mayo, were crowned winners of Agri Aware and BiOrbic’s ‘Environmental Innovators’ programme, writes Sarah McIntosh.
7 February 2024 Education
Coillte launches new forestry scholarship
With 1,770 new jobs needed to fulfill Ireland’s forest strategy, Coillte has launched a new scholarship worth €20,000 to help attract people into the sector, writes Sarah McIntosh.
3 February 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: new programme to raise farm safety awareness
Agri Aware has launched the new primary school initiative Safe Farm Futures to educate and help reduce accidents, writes Sarah McIntosh.
31 January 2024 Education
Agri Careers: paving the way for women in apprenticeships
With an increase in the uptake of women doing apprenticeships in recent years, Sarah McIntosh takes a look at the changing perceptions of females in trade.
31 January 2024 Education
CAO application deadline imminent
Students who have not yet completed their CAO application are urged to do so immediately, as the application deadline is 1 February at 5pm, writes Sarah McIntosh.
31 January 2024 Education
Agri Careers: students using STEM to find solutions to current problems
From the use of anaerobic digestate to preventing ash dieback, secondary school students tackled major issues at this year’s BT Science & Technology Exhibition, writes Sarah McIntosh.
24 January 2024 Education