Agriculture Minister, Michelle O’Neill, took time out of her schedule to welcome a group of agricultural students and staff from Kildalton College in County Kilkenny to Stormont.
The students are taking part in an exchange programme with final year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture students from the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE).
Speaking after meeting the students the Minister said: “I was delighted to welcome the Kildalton students to Stormont during their exchange programme with CAFRE and to discuss with them their impressions of farming in the north.”
During the exchange
The Minister added: “This exchange programme, which is now in its seventh year, provides an ideal opportunity for the students involved to share experiences of agriculture across the island outside of a classroom environment.”