Agriculture Minister visits MCS

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Local TD and Agriculture Minister Michael Creed visited the school and spoke to 5th and Leaving Cert. Ag. Science students on September 30th. His speech outlined his wide and varied role as minister and he also descbibed the longer-term planning the department is working on for the development of agriculture and the food industry. The visit helped students with their Ag. Science projects and this was followed by some practical farming, as the classes harvested their potato crop afterwards with the minister.