Agricultural tour to Ireland planned for summer 2026

Published 9:05 am Tuesday, April 2, 2024

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A local agriculture teacher is extending an invitation to all community members interested in a unique educational experience – a 10-day tour exploring agriculture in Ireland, slated for May/June 2026. The informational meeting is scheduled for April 18 at 6 p.m., taking place in the Elizabethton High School Commons.

Organized in collaboration with EF Tours, known for their educational travel programs, this tour aims to provide participants with an in-depth look at Ireland’s agricultural practices, innovations, and landscapes.

“The tour is an excellent opportunity for students and community members alike to broaden their horizons and gain insights into global agricultural practices,” said Jerry Agan, the tour’s coordinator. “We are excited to offer this kind of immersive learning experience that goes beyond traditional classroom walls.”

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The tour is not an official school event – it is open to local high school students, their families, and interested community members. The upcoming meeting on April 18 will offer detailed information about the tour itinerary, costs, and the educational benefits of this unique journey.

Community members, students, and anyone interested in the intersection of travel and education are encouraged to attend the meeting. It will be an opportunity to learn more about the tour, ask questions, and express interest in joining this adventurous exploration of Ireland’s agricultural heritage.

For more information about the tour or to RSVP, please visit the EF Tours website ( or contact Jerry Agan directly at Don’t miss this chance to be part of an enlightening and unforgettable travel experience that promises to expand your understanding of agriculture and the world.