Donegal ICSA calls for extra college spaces for Ag students

The Donegal ICSA has expressed concern over what it says is a lack of third level places at agricultural colleges for those wishing to enter the sector.

There has been an increase in second level students who are turning to agriculture as their career path but  the ICSA is concerned that there aren't enough opportunities for those Leaving Cert students.

It is estimated that the agricultural colleges in Ireland are going to have to turn away as many as 400 students.

Donegal ICSA spokesperson, John Barron, says it would be a big mistake if these students were lost because of a lack of space: