Celebrating 30 years in business
Arion on course
Harvestimes Winter 2013. Page 19
In addition to being the headquarters of Irish horse racing
and famous for its racecourse, the Curragh is also home to
over 1200 racehorses and boasts some of the best training
facilities in the world.
Irish graduates top of CLAAS
Two Irish farmers graduated from the Claasmachinery apprenticeship scheme based at Barony Campus in Dumfries this week.Now in its sixth year, Claas is the only major agricultural machinery manufacturer to offer a specific apprenticeship course based in Scotland, which runs in parallel with the course based at Reaseheath College in Cheshire.
This year saw the second group of Claas students complete their four year course, during which they have worked towards a National Diploma in Land Based Technology, plus advanced technical and industry certificates.
The Irish graduates were Eoin Hickey from Alan Douglas dealer and Emmet Wickham from Kelly’s dealers.During their four year apprentice training course, in addition to time spent at Barony, the students also worked at the Claas Group headquarters in Harsewinkel, Germany and the Claas UK headquarters at Saxham, Suffolk.
Irish Farmers Journal 22 Feb 2014 Page 51, 52, 53