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College Open Days

Teagasc invites schools, students, teachers and parents to attend one of the special career events at a college.

At these events you will get ... 

  • Information on all further and higher level courses in agriculture, horticulture, horses and forestry 
  • An outline of careers in agriculture, agri-business, amenity and production horticulture, forestry, horse breeding and training and career profiles of graduates
  • Guided tours of college teaching and recreational facilitiesand visits to the colleges' modern farming and horticultural enterprises 

 Who you will meet...

  • College teaching staff and educational experts
  • Students currently attending courses
  • Potential employers of course graduates  


Schedule of College Open Days: Autumn 2018 - Spring 2019

Thursday, 28th February 2019 

Pallaskenry (Agriculture), Salesian Agricultural College, Pallaskenry, Co Limerick 
10am – 2pm - Tours on-going 
Principal: Derek O’Donoghue 
Tel: 061 393100 Email: info@pallaskenry.com 

Friday, 1st March, 2019 

Kildalton (Agriculture & Horticulture), Teagasc, Kildalton Agricultural & Horticultural College, Piltown, Co Kilkenny 
Tours start at :10am & 11am 
Principal: Tim Ashmore
Tel: 051 644400 
Email: reception@kildaltoncollege.ie 

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 

Mountbellew (Agriculture), Mountbellew Agricultural College, Mountbellew, Co Galway 
Open Day tours start at:9.30am, 10.30am & 11.30am 
Principal: Tom Burke 
Tel: 0909 679205 Email: tvburke@iol.ie 

Thursday, 7th March 2019 

Botanic Gardens (Horticulture), Teagasc, College of Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9 
12noon – 3.00pm - Tours on-going 
Principal: John Mulhern 
Tel: 01 8040201 Email: botanic.college@teagasc.ie

Friday, 8th March, 2019 

Ballyhaise (Agriculture), Teagasc, Ballyhaise Agricultural College, Ballyhaise, Co Cavan 
10am – 1pm - Tours on-going 
Principal: John Kelly 
Tel: 049 4338108 Email: ballyhaise.college@teagasc.ie  

Friday, 8th March, 2019

Clonakilty (Agriculture), Teagasc, Clonakilty Agricultural College, Darrara, Clonakilty, Co Cork 
Tours start at: 11am & 12 noon 
Principal: Keith Kennedy 
Tel: 023 8832500 Email: clonakilty.college@teagasc.ie 

Wednesday , 13th March, 2019

Gurteen (Agriculture), Gurteen College, Ballingarry, Roscrea, Co Tipperary. 
10.30am – 12.30pm - Tours on-going 
Principal: Mike Pearson 
Tel: 067 21282 Email: info@gurteencollege.ie

Dates are subject to change for unforeseen reasons

For further information please contact the college of your choice