Through its research, advisory and education activities over the years, Teagasc has established itself as the main knowledge source in Ireland in the areas of agriculture, bioscience, food, horticulture, education and agri-economics, to name but a few.
Through its staff resources, Teagasc has a wealth of knowledge and expertise available to communicate and transfer this knowledge to wider audiences.
The media is an important communication channel to achieve this and below provides a list of some of the areas of expertise available and the relevant contact person.
Head of PR
Phone: +353 59 9183408
Mobile: +353 86 8381112
Animal & Bioscience
Donagh Berry - Quantitive genetics
Barry Caslin - Energy and Rural Development Specialist
Karl Richards - Head of Environment, Soils and Land Use Research Department
Dermot Callaghan - Head of Horticulture
Stephen Alexander - Vegetable Crops
Denis Griffin - Potatoes, Breeding, Blight, Varities
Tony Pettit - Head of Education Programme, Curriculum and Standards
Mark Fenelon - Head of Food Research
Food Industry Development
Food Technology & Quality
Food Quality & Sensory Science
Health & Safety
John McNamara - Safety, Health & Welfare in Agriculture
Kevin Hanrahan - Head of Programme