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Latest NRN News
Public Consultation Process on the Draft Code of Good Agricultural Practice for reducing Ammonia Emissions from Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today launched a public consultation process on the draft Code of Good Agricultural Practice for reducing Ammonia Emissions from Agriculture. The National Emission Ceilings Directive (NECD) establishes emission...read more
Tired of Paying Too Much for Inadequate Broadband? KLP has teamed up with international expert John Graves to advise and support communities in their planning for potential community-based broadband networks. Roadshow Dates: Freshford - 14 May @ 8pm Freshford...read more
Irish Rare Breeds Conference 2019 Thursday 16 May 19:00 to 21:00 Friday 17 May 09:00 to 15:30 and 19:00 to 20:30 Saturday 18 May 11:00 to 12:30 Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny, Co Mayo, F28 N2H9 The 3rd Irish Rare Breeds Conference will take place on the 16th to 18th of...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.