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Bord Bia Food and Drink Awards

The Food and Drink Awards will showcase excellence across the Irish food, drink and horticulture industry. The 2019 awards are an important opportunity to acknowledge...
Pictured at the Botanical Gardens for the prize of Agri Aware’s 2019 Incredible Edibles project is 3rd and 4th class of St. Oliver Plunkett’s, KIllina, Co. Kildare with teacher and principle Dominic Tyrrell and Agri Aware Project Manager Kalyn Arias. The students got to explore the grounds, dig in to a planting workshop, and receive new seeds to bring back to their school. The school also received a sun bubble greenhouse for their own school garden as part of their prize. Visit www.incredibleedibles.ie to register today!

St. Oliver Plunkett’s announced as 2019 Incredible Edible Champions!

On Friday, (October 11th, 2019) Agri Aware, Ireland’s agri-food educational body were joined by 3rd and 4th class pupils of St. Oliver Plunkett National...
The Living Seed - Day by Day Breakdown programme

The Living Seed – Day by Day breakdown confirmed for 12th/13th October

National Organic Training Skillnet has teamed up with the Irish Seed Savers Association to provide reduced-cost ticket prices to "The Living Seed - Ireland's Seed Gathering". The day-by-day...
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Looking back at a successful edition of Seed meets Technology

‘I come here every year, and every year there are new machines on exhibit’, says one of the trade event's visitors. The sixth edition...

Minister Creed chairs Food Wise High Level Implementation Committee, covering topics including Brexit and...

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, yesterday chaired the 23rd meeting of the Food Wise High Level Implementation Committee (HLIC)...

French Organic Food market insights

France is Europe’s 2nd largest market for organic goods following Germany. As explained in a recent the French organic food market was worth 9.7bn€...

Food Security Risk Ratchets Up – Stiofán Nutty

As the prorogation of parliament in Westminster yesterday increases the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, it was interesting last Sunday to hear a retail...

Bord Bia’s London Office Brexit Update: 24th – 30th August 2019

British parliament to be suspended in September, following a request from Boris Johnson. Parliament will be suspended just days after MPs return to work in...

Minister Creed announces call for rural female entrepreneurs to join the latest cycle of...

Government-backed programme to assist 50 new rural female entrepreneurs this year Past participants report increased sales, exports and jobs Rise in early-stage female...

Minimum rates of pay – Citizens Information

Generally, the amount of pay you receive for working is a matter for agreement between you and your employer. These negotiations normally occur when...