Unit Information

Agricultural Institute

An Foras Talúntais


Legislation drafted to dissolve the Agricultural Institute in 1977 (National Agricultural Advisory, Education and Research Authority Act, 1977); however, the Institute was never dissolved and its autonomy was legally secured under the Agriculture (An Chomhairle Oiliuna Talmhaiochta) Act, 1979. Finally dissolved in 1988, merged with An Chomhairle Oiliúna Talmhaíochta and the local committees of agriculture to form Teagasc