Knowledge Transfer Programme information sessions for breeders and facilitators

  • 23 May 2016, 09:07

Upcoming information sessions for the Knowledge Transfer Programme have been announced by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM).

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, last week launched the €100m Knowledge Transfer Group Scheme.

The full press release ‘MINISTER CREED LAUNCHES €100M KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER GROUP SCHEME’ is available here.

DAFM information session dates and venues are as follows:

Date County Venue

23rd May 2016

Mayo Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

24th May 2016

Tipperary KT Equine only:

Horse and Jockey, Thurles, Co. Tipperary


25th May 2016

Limerick / Tipperary Ballykisteen Hotel, Limerick Junction, Co Tipperary

26th May 2016

Mullingar Mullingar Park Hotel, Dublin Road, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

30th May 2016

Galway Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry, Co. Galway

31st May 2016

Cork Silver Springs Hotel, Tivoli, Co. Cork

1st June

Carlow Seven Oaks Hotel, Athy Road, Co. Carlow

Separate Knowledge Transfer Information Sessions will be run for facilitators from 2.30pm until 4.30pm and for farmers from 7pm until 8.30pm on each day.

‌Further information is available by telephone from the Innovation Unit in Portlaoise on 0761064457 or via email

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