Agri Aware

Agri Aware campaign to teach pupils about food production

Agri Aware campaign to teach pupils about food production

A cash prize and an Agri Aware Mobile Farm visit are up for grabs for primary school classes that bring...

January 18, 2021

Agri Aware says losses due to ‘extremely difficult’ Covid-19 circumstances

Agri Aware says losses due to ‘extremely difficult’ Covid-19 circumstances

Agri-food education body Agri Aware has posted losses of more than €318,000 for the 2019 financial year. This compares to...

September 30, 2020

The good word: ‘AgCredible’ to promote the positive picture of farming

The good word: ‘AgCredible’ to promote the positive picture of farming

The AgCredible Academy – a joint initiative between Alltech Ireland and Agri Aware – was launched last Friday, February 7,...

February 10, 2020

New executive director of Agri Aware announced

New executive director of Agri Aware announced

Irish agri-educational body Agri Aware has announced the appointment of Marcus O’Halloran as its new executive director. The Tipperary native...

January 22, 2020

Deirdre O’Shea to resign from Agri Aware

Deirdre O’Shea to resign from Agri Aware

Deirdre O’Shea has announced her decision to resign as executive director of Agri Aware, effective from February of next year....

November 25, 2019

Prospects for ‘bio-plastic’ industry to feature at the ‘Ploughing’

Prospects for ‘bio-plastic’ industry to feature at the ‘Ploughing’

Among the many events and stands at the 2019 National Ploughing Championships next week will be one particular stand focusing...

September 12, 2019

Creed launches Agri Aware’s Farm Walk and Talk series

Creed launches Agri Aware’s Farm Walk and Talk series

Over 3,000 leaving cert agricultural science students from across Ireland will next week don their wellies and take to the...

March 1, 2019

Cork native elected to helm of Agri Aware

Cork native elected to helm of Agri Aware

A Co. Cork farmer has been elected as the new chairman of Agri Aware. Alan Jagoe will replace Richard Moeran as...

February 1, 2019

Agri Aware’s executive director receives ‘game changer’ gong

Agri Aware’s executive director receives ‘game changer’ gong

The executive director of Agri Aware, Deirdre O’Shea, has been name-checked in U Magazine’s ’30 under 30′ people to watch....

October 7, 2018

10% of Irish people have never visited a farm

10% of Irish people have never visited a farm

One in 10 Irish people have never visited a farm – while one in three Irish people have not visited...

April 30, 2018

Open day hosts foster links between urban and rural dwellers

Open day hosts foster links between urban and rural dwellers

“You wouldn’t know there are a million people between here and the mountains,” said Padraic McMahon of Fieldstown Farm, Kilsallaghan, in...

April 28, 2018

Cork family ‘captures’ the imagination of national farm open day event

Cork family ‘captures’ the imagination of national farm open day event

Old photographs depicting Cork’s farming past will be showcased as part of the inaugural Agri Aware ‘National Farm Open Day‘...

April 22, 2018

Agri Aware unveils Open Farm Day plans ‘to open lines’ with consumers

Agri Aware unveils Open Farm Day plans ‘to open lines’ with consumers

Agri Aware has announced details of its inaugural ‘National Open Farm Day’ – a day designed to “open the lines...

April 12, 2018

Agri Aware’s CAP campaign set to reach 4 million globetrotters

Agri Aware’s CAP campaign set to reach 4 million globetrotters

An advertising campaign coordinated by Agri Aware which focuses on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is set to reach 4...

March 16, 2018

Farming in photos: Want your ag image seen by millions?

Farming in photos: Want your ag image seen by millions?

Agri-food educational body Agri Aware Ireland is calling out to all rural photographers – and farmers handy with a smartphone...

January 30, 2018

Agri Aware highlights consequences of ‘unsustainable’ discounting

Agri Aware highlights consequences of ‘unsustainable’ discounting

Retailers in this country are very good at highlighting the story of the farmers behind their products but they need...

December 16, 2017

Farmers have public backing on retail price issue – new survey results

Farmers have public backing on retail price issue – new survey results

Independent consumer research recently carried out on behalf of Agri Aware by Ipsos MRBI reveals strong support among the Irish...

December 7, 2017

Agri Aware says farm safety message must hit home

Agri Aware says farm safety message must hit home

Agri Aware Executive Director, Deirdre O’Shea, has appealed to young people to think ‘safety first’ on farms. She urged the...

June 25, 2017