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Post on: Thu, 26, April 2018

Macra Young Farmer Skillnet

Upcoming Coming Courses

Managing Your Agri Team – Minding Your Staff. 

We are delighted to introduce this seminar, running for a half day and at two venues, for employers in the Irish Agri Businesses, from SMEs to international companies. The seminar, with guest speaker Nollaig Heffernan, Heffernan Consultancy, will focus on staff management, recruitment and retention. The Macra Young Farmer Skillnet team will speak about the benefits of investing in staff training and how to avail of the subsidized courses tailored to your business. 


Seminars are scheduled at the Cork Mart, Fermoy on Tuesday next, 24th April from 9.30am – 1.00pm and on 26th April, 9.30am – 1.00pm in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone 


The one day Emergency First Aid and Health course has been scheduled to run on two dates as follows:


Saturday 28th April at the Midleton Park, Hotel, from 9.30am to 4.30pm and at the Ardboyne Hotel, Navan on Saturday 19th May   


DIY AI and Ultrasound Scanning. April – June 2018 Schedule

Monday 21st –Friday 25th May. Mountbellew College, Ballinasloe, Co Galway.

Monday 25th – Friday 29th June. St Patricks Hall, Stradbally, Co Laois


GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations): 

1st May: 9.00am – 1.00pm:  Naas, Co Kildare

Many of the courses listed above are components of the Safe Agri Skills and Agri Skills-Technical Programmes and carry credits of between 10 and 25 points.

Skillnets is delighted to introduce a series of one hour webinars on:

Time Management:                   

Tuesday 29th May:  4.00 pm – 5.00pm

Ladies in Leadership:         

Tuesday 5th June: 4.00pm – 5.00pm

Social Media Awareness for Clubs, Groups and Members:   

Tuesday 12th June: 4.00pm – 5.00pm


Monday 18th June: 4.00pm – 5.00pm

For further information, and to book your place on our courses, please visit or contact the Macra Young Farmer Skillnet team at or at 01-4628900.