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Farmer - Dairy


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  Bryan Daniels
The best bit of advice I could give anyone thinking about going into dairy farming is to go out and get experience first hand on a farm. This way you will know if you enjoy it and have a passion to do it first hand. If you do then studying agriculture in school and then onto an ag college is a great foundation to get the required knowledge you will need in the future.

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Monaghan Institute

Monaghan Institute


Liberal Arts - Pre - University

Code:  5M3114
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

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The Liberal Arts course enables learners to acquire a broad base of knowledge in a variety of subjects and is of particular value to those aiming to continue their studies at third level, especially those preparing to undertake an Arts/Humanities degree. This course focuses on enabling students to take responsibilites for their own learning and refines skills in research, critical thinking and analysis.


Mature students are especially encouraged to apply as Liberal Arts provides an excellent re-introduction to education and will provide the skills necessary for progression to a variety of Universities.For students under 23 the course gives a solid basis in the skills needed to complete a degree.

 Due to the nature of the course a range of subject matters are covered and this allows students to experience subjects that they previously have not had the opportunity to study. Class discussion and participation are an important factor of Liberal Arts.

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