NRN Announces Biodiversity Competition Winners
The National Rural Network is delighted to announce the two winning photographs for our 2019 Biodiversity Photo Competition “Protecting Habitats, Preserving our Future”.
Latest NRN News
The search is on for the National Rural Network (NRN) Biodiversity Farmer of the Year. This is the second year of this prestigious award, which is part of Macra Na Feirme’s FBD Young Farmer of the Year Awards. NRN Biodiversity Farmer of the Year Award recognises a...read more
The June 2019 edition of the European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability (EIP-AGRI) Service Point monthly newsletter (Edition 70) on agriculture and innovation is now available online. This newsletter contains a wide range of...read more
The 1st National Workshop on Smart Farming and Data Analytics in Ireland (SFDAI) organised by Dr. Peter Mooney and Dr. Liadh Kelly from the Department of Computer Science at Maynooth University is taking place on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 in the Eolas Building, North...read more
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
In this guest blog, Dr Peter Mooney and Dr Liadh Kelly, Lecturers in the Department of Computer Science at Maynooth University, provide us with a comprehensive insight into the huge potential of Smart Farming Technologies to improve the...read more
In this guest blog, Dr Barry McMahon, Associate Professor in the School of Agriculture and Food Science at University College Dublin (UCD), where he acts as Programme Director of the MSc in Wildlife Conservation and Management, details his thoughts and opinions on how...read more
In this guest blog, Dr. Nuala Ní Fhlatharta, Head of the Teagasc Forestry Development Department, provides us with an insightful and comprehensive overview of the opportunities and challenges facing the forestry sector in Ireland. Dr Ní Fhlatharta also highlights two...read more
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.