Walsh Fellowships 25th Anniversary
The Teagasc Walsh Fellowships Programme founded in 1993 in honour of Dr Tom Walsh, is a postgraduate programme whereby Teagasc offers up to 50 fellowships each year. The fellowship are offered mainly at PhD level to graduates to undertake postgraduate research in agriculture, food, environmental science, agri-food economics, rural development, horticulture, and other related disciplines. For many years, Teagasc, through the Walsh Fellowships Programme, was the main funder of postgraduates in Ireland, and over the years the organisation has supported large numbers of high quality students in Irish and foreign universities.
Fellowships are awarded in both our:
Each year a seminar is held where Walsh Fellows nearing completion of their work present their findings. The 25th Anniverasry Seminar is in Johnstown Castle on October 5th