Expanded GrassCheck Initiative Seeks More Applications From Farms

AgriSearch are seeking applications from more dairy farmers in Fermanagh for an expanded Grasscheck in 2023.

They are investing over £400,000 in its flagship GrassCheck programme over the next three years.

Announcing the new investment AgriSearch’s General Manager Jason Rankin… Continue reading

‘Always Check The URL’ – Four Of The Biggest digital Threats When Shopping Online And How To Protect Yourself This Black Friday

You might find great deals on Black Friday, but you might  stumble upon great threats to your data. Here’s how to shop safely.

Once again, those highlights of the consumer year – Black Friday and Cyber Monday – are almost upon… Continue reading

The Surfers Aiming To Plant Acres Of Native Atlantic Rainforest

‘If not now, then when?” Matt Smith says. “And if not us, who?” The CEO of Hometree is explaining why his organisation felt the time was right to launch its most ambitious initiative to date.

After eight years working with… Continue reading

Research – Beef Production To Decline In Europe In 2023

The global beef market remains solid, according to the latest beef report by Rabobank. However, growing economic and supply-side pressures may change that.

Global production in the first three months (Q1) of 2023 is expected to remain similar to the… Continue reading

Have Your Say On The Future Plans From Irish Water For The North West

Irish Water today begins a three-month public consultation on the draft Regional Water Resource Plan – North West (RWRP-NW). The plan sets out options for providing a more secure, reliable and sustainable water supply for 732,700 customers in the North West region over the… Continue reading

Thatched Roofs And Shopfronts To Benefit From €9m In Built Heritage Funding

The government has announced an investment of €9million for the preservation of Ireland’s built heritage. 

Owners and custodians of protected structures including shopfronts will benefit from the Historic Structures Fund (JSF) and the Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS), both of… Continue reading

Mobile Health Check Unit Visits Fermanagh Farmers In Rural Areas

The Farm Families Health van rolled into Belcoo during their latest visit to Fermanagh to seek out farm family members from rural areas for a series of check-ups, from blood pressure to diabetic risk scoring.

The programme has just celebrated… Continue reading

Soil Carbon Sequestration

Soil carbon sequestration is an important mechanism that removes carbon dioxide from the air and storing it in the soil, improving a number of aspects of soil health. Carbon stored in soils is often called soil organic carbon and it… Continue reading

Graduate Vets In Ireland Earn Up To €45,000 – Report

Graduate vets in Ireland, with up to two years’ experience, are earning salaries of €40,000-€45,000, according to a new report.

The Global Vet Salary Report for 2022 was compiled by The Vet Service using client salary data from ten countries.… Continue reading

Vacant Property Scheme Expanded To Remote Rural Areas

The government has today (Tuesday, November 15) announced that the €50 million vacant-property scheme is to be expanded to include remote rural areas and cities.

The Croí Cónaithe Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant originally applied to eligible vacant properties in towns… Continue reading

Rural Enterprise Skillnet

Rural Enterprise Skillnet

The Rural Enterprise Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

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