Horticulture

Horticulture

Over the past decade or so, there a rising demand for locally grown Irish produce. There are a number of reasons for this, including a growing population. In addition, Irish farmers have renewed focus on under-developed crops such as raspberries and herbs. With this there are also increased prospects for careers in horticulture. Education Numerous colleges […]

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Forestry

Forestry

Several hundred years of years ago, forests covered 80 percent of Ireland. Human activity, such as farming and home-building, destroyed most of these. At one stage, forests covered as little as one percent of the country. Our forests are a valuable resource and therefore, the government began the process of re-introducing forest. As a result, now […]

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