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Cloughjordan House is a family-run wedding business located in Cloughjordan, North Tipperary. Cloughjordan House is currently seeking an experienced craft gardener for a full-time position, to help create and maintain their beautiful walled gardens, polytunnels, woodland, and lawns. The successful applicant will enjoy working alongside the Head Gardener, and must have experience in working with organic vegetable growing, herbaceous...
Landtech Soils Ltd was established in 1989 and began with the development of commercial turf grass production and specialist soil based mixes for the Irish landscaping industry. In keeping with modern trends and technological development in this sector, Landtech Soils has continued to evolve and is now focused on the provision of Urban Greening Solutions. The company supplies and installs a wide range of high technology based...
Domestic & General is a company that is rapidly expanding and we are looking for the right person to join us with the view of progressing even further in our Grounds Maintenance/Landscaping department and the company as a whole. Each person that works for us has the opportunity to grow and progress. We are looking to take the next step forward and hope to find an ambitious, passionate and knowledgeable person to get us where we want to...
How To Dress For An Interview Who Should You Be Impressing? Growing up I was always told to dress suited and booted for every interview. Whenever I was unsure of what to wear for an interview I would fall back on my trusty suit. Crisp white shirt, smooth black pants and jacket with a bloodred tie. To paraphrase my mother “dressed to kill”.  But is that what you need in horticulture? Probably not....
Sam Barrett  explains what makes our recruitment service the ideal place to match top horticulture candidates with the right employer Working on the landscapes and gardens around the Republic of Ireland and the UK is always hard work, but your recruitment campaigns shouldn’t be. What you need is a focal point for all of the talent in horticulture to congregate where you can discover the right experts to help grow your...
The Return to Work Safely Protocol is designed to support employers and workers to put measures in place that will prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace when the economy begins to slowly open up, following the temporary closure of most businesses during the worst phase of the current pandemic. The Protocol should be used by all workplaces to adapt their work procedures and practices to comply fully with the COVID-19 related...
The protocol will help businesses and workers to return to work safely following COVID-19 closure. The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have been charged with oversight and enforcement. The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, on Saturday, 9 May 2020 published the National “Return to Work Safely Protocol” . The Protocol clearly and comprehensively sets out the steps and processes that...
Close your Pandemic Unemployment Payment the day you return to work The government has announced that the first phase of the  Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business  is due to commence on Monday 18 May. Taking this into account, the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection wishes to advise workers who may be returning to work on Monday 18 May to close their claim for the Pandemic Unemployment Payment...
Keelings acknowledge the understandable concerns expressed on the travel of seasonal horticultural workers from Bulgaria to Ireland to work at our farm in north Dublin. Over the past two weeks, we have shared information to demonstrate why the travel of these workers to Ireland was necessary and what steps we are taking to ensure we comply with all relevant guidelines to protect the welfare of our employees and communities. Regrettably,...
Working safely at the National Rehab Hospital Landscape workers have the advantage of being able to work outdoors and alone. “ We’re gearing up for lifting of restrictions and a safe return to work, ” commented, Ciaran O’Brien, Managing Director of Peter O’Brien and Sons Landscaping LTD.  “We’ve remained operational throughout the restrictions through our work on essential infrastructure...
In conjunction with Teagasc and Kilkenny Leader Partnership, the Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny is hosting an information seminar. Hear from Food entrepreneurs who will share their experiences. Date: 04/03/2020 Time: 10.45 am - 1.00pm Venue: Springhill Court Hotel, Waterford Road, Kilkenny. Book Now! Tea/Coffee & Scones served on arrival. Chairperson:  Matt O’Keefe, Journalist 11.15...
The Department of Science at WIT is looking forward to the Science Careers Day, to be held at the WIT Arena on Friday, 28 February 2020. As was done last year, we will bring the "lab" and "land" sides of the house together to make one big event, enabling employers to meet final-year students from our full portfolio of science programmes, including: Agriculture Agricultural Science Food Science Applied Biology Molecular...