Monthly Archives: April 2015

Algarve Field Trip- Day2- Monchique Trip

by David Murphy We set off at 9, bright eyed and bushy tailed. We made our way towards the Monchique mountain. We took many stops as we travelled up the mountain whilst receiving talks on the culture and development of … Continue reading

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Algarve Field Trip – Day 1 – Rocky Shore Diversity and Saltmarsh

By Mary Kate Bolger After spending 20 minutes convincing ourselves that we were, in fact, in Portugal and not in Ireland on a rainy day we set off for our first day of field work. We arrived at the rocky … Continue reading

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MSc Organic Horticulture – A graduate experience

Recent MSc Organic Horticulture graduate Raedi Higgins writes about her experience of the course and her new role with the Organic Trust. I’ve always had a keen interest in food production and have really enjoyed growing food for myself and … Continue reading

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TY2015: A busy week at B.E.E.S!

Sarah Crowley, Coláiste Na Toirbhirte When I applied for the B.E.E.S. T.Y. programme I had no idea what to expect. When I finally walked through the door of the Cooperage Building, I began to feel a little bit excited about … Continue reading

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TY2015: To “Bee” or not to “Bee”!

Aoibheann Clehane, Christ King Girls’ Secondary School As my time in UCC comes to a close, I have been given the chance to reflect on my experience in BEES. Thinking back, it was highly enjoyable and very intriguing. I learned … Continue reading

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TY2015: Biological studies

Adam Holland, Hamilton High School Bandon Cork This week I attended the BEES course in UCC as a part of the transition year curriculum in my school. The idea of this week I believe was for me to have an … Continue reading

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TY2015: A Week in Bees.

Clodagh Brackett, Christ King Secondary School I started off the week not knowing much about what course I wanted to do in college. All I knew is that I would love to do something with science but by the end … Continue reading

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TY2015: A week at BEES in UCC

Diarmuid O’Halloran, St Peters Community School For this week, Monday 2nd to Friday 6th, I was a UCC school of BEES (school of Biology Earth and Environmental Science) my favourite part of the course was bird ringing with Dr John … Continue reading

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