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UCD honorary degree for racehorse trainer and breeder, Jim Bolger

Legendary trainer and breeder of thoroughbred racehorses, Jim Bolger has been awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science by University College Dublin.

UCD Professor John O'Doherty awarded DSc

Congratulations to Professor John O'Doherty, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science who was awarded with a Doctor of Science (DSc) degree at the UCD Agricultural Sciences conferring ceremony on Monday, September 1st 2014.

Social Farming Across Borders Conference: Belfast Castle, 10th September Connecting people and improving Lives through engaging in social farming

Belfast castle was the venue on Wednesday 10th September for almost 200 people who attended the conference that outlined the experiences of a three year social farming initiative known as the Social Farming Across Borders Project (SOFAB). This was seen as an exciting and viable option for improving the quality of life for people who use health and social services. The conference marked the end of a pilot project that involved 20 farm families in Northern Ireland and the border counties of the Republic of Ireland.