Key Teagasc ag-college open days coming up

Teagasc are running a number of open days at their Agricultural Colleges across the country for prospective students in the coming weeks.

At these open days, you’ll receive information on all further and higher level courses in agriculture, horticulture, horses and forestry.

Teagasc says that you’ll also receive an outline of careers in agriculture, agri-business, amenity and production horticulture, forestry, horse-breeding and training.

Visitors will also get the chance to hear from potential employers of course graduates.

There will be guided tours of the teaching and recreational facilities at each college. Visits to the colleges’ modern farming and horticulture enterprises will also be provided.

If you’re thinking of attending an open day you’ll get the chance to talk to college teaching staff and educational experts as well as students currently attending.

Here’s the details of the Teagasc college open days:

College Of Amenity Horticulture

On Thursday, October 6, the College of Amenity Horticulture, Teagasc, National Botanic Gardens is having its open day.

Located in Glasnevin, Dublin 9, the open day is on from 2pm to 4.30pm. The contact number of the college is 01-8040201 should you have an queries.

Gurteen Agricultural College

On Thursday, October 6, Gurteen Agricultural College is having its open day between 10.30am and 12.30pm.

The college is in Ballingarry, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary and 067-21282 is the number for the college.

Ballyhaise Agricultural College

Also on Friday, October 7, Ballyhaise Agricultural College in Co. Cavan is hosting its open day.

Located on the outskirts of Ballyhaise, the open day is on between 10am and 1pm. The contact number is 049-4338108 if you want to contact the college.

Kildalton Agricultural College

Also on Friday, October 7, Kildalton Agricultual College, which is the largest agricultural college in the country, will hold its open day from 10am to 1pm.

Meanwhile, tours will start at 10am and 11am in the college, which is located in the village of Piltown, Co. Kilkenny. For anyone looking for more information the contact number is 051-644400.

Mountbellew Agricultural College

On Wednesday, October 12, Mountbellew Agricultural College is having its open day between 10am and 3pm.

The college is in Mountbellew, Co. Galway and the contact phone number is 090-9679205.

Clonakilty Agricultural College

Also on Friday, October 14, Clonakilty Agricultural College is having its open day between 11am and 2pm.

Located in Darrara, Clonakilty, Co. Cork the contact number is 023-8832500 should you want more information.

Pallaskenry Agricultural College

Finally, on Thursday, November 3, Pallaskenry Agricultural College will have its open day between 10am and 2pm.

The college is in Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick and its contact number is 061-393100.