National Rural Network Events Calendar
The National Rural Network has created an innovative events calendar for anyone interested in agriculture and rural development.
The calendar is easy to navigate and will keep you up to date with the latest upcoming events relating to Ireland’s CAP Strategic Plan 2023-2027.
The Sign Post Webinar Series
In association with our industry partners, we are pointing the way to a low emissions agriculture through informative webinars.
These one-hour webinars will focus on key topics to provide and equip agri-professionals with a better understanding of current research to meet the needs of clients.
Join us: Friday, May 5th from 09:30-10:30am
Guest Speaker(s): Per-Erik Mellander and Jason Galloway, ACP, Teagasc.
Topic: Water quality trends from the Agricultural Catchments Programme / Questions & Answers
EIP-AGRI National Conference 2022
On the 28th of November 2022, the National Rural Network (NRN) hosted an EIP-AGRI National Conference on behalf of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM). A detailed report was subsequently produced by the NRN documenting the key messages emerging from the event.
Latest NRN News
Public consultation seeking themes for European Innovation Partnership (EIP-Agri) Projects under the CAP Strategic Plan 2023-2027
The Minister for Land Use and Biodiversity, Senator Pippa Hackett, at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today launched a public consultation seeking potential themes for European Innovation Partnership (EIP-Agri) projects under the CAP Strategic Plan...
Online dashboard explores if CAP 2023-27 is on track?
Recently the European Commission launched a Result Indicators dashboard (europa.eu) in line with transparency and monitoring requirements. This dashboard shows the targets set out for each Member State and what has been approved under their CAP Strategic Plan. It...
New App launched “AgriSnap”
AgriSnap is a geotagged photography applications (app) which enables the users to use their smartphones to record issues which may arise for certain schemes or support applications using photographic geotags to submit to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the...
EIP-AGRI: Ireland’s Operational Groups 2019 Booklet
The National Rural Network team at NUI Galway have designed and produced a booklet entitled ‘EIP-AGRI: Ireland’s Operational Groups 2019’ to highlight and promote the 23 Irish EIP-AGRI Operational Groups selected by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
Latest NRN Blog Posts
Episode 7 the NRN’s EIP-AGRI Participating Farmer Vlog Series – Protecting Farmland Pollinators Project
The National Rural Network have recently released the 7th episode of our Video Blog (Vlog) series featuring farmers who are participating EIP-AGRI projects throughout Ireland. The latest Vlog features Anthony Mooney, a farmer who is involved in the Protecting Farmland...
The Munster Vales – An Innovative Approach to Rural Economic Development
‘A late summer trip in August 2021 to the Munster Vales was a welcome escape from the suburbs of Dublin after too many months of COVID-19 lockdown. It also gave me an opportunity to see first-hand how the Local Authorities of four adjacent counties have come...
RURALIZATION: The Opening of Rural Areas to Renew Rural Generations, Jobs and Farms
In this National Rural Network Farm Viability and Competitiveness guest blog, Dr Aisling Murtagh, RURALIZATION Postdoctoral Researcher in the Discipline of Geography’s Rural Studies Unit at NUI Galway and Dr Maura Farrell, Lecturer in the Discipline of Geography at...
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The National Rural Network (NRN)
The National Rural Network (NRN) is a component of the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 (RDP) led by Irish Rural Link in partnership with The Wheel, NUI Galway and Philip Farrelly & Co.
The overall aim of the NRN is to build and sustain a membership-based network that maximises the beneficial outcomes of the Rural Development Programme.
NRN Case Studies
Visit our library of case-studies from across our NRN themes.
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