A look at the student farmers and the fine specimens of stock at Athenry Agricultural School.
Title: "A BOON TO THE WEST. Young farmers in the making at Athenry Agricultural School".
M/S of a group of young men standing outside a house, one looks through a telescope while the others write in notebooks, their teacher watches. C/U of the teacher showing a young man how to focus the telescope.
M/S of another teacher showing a group of boys some ivy growing up a wall, some of the boys take notes.
Intertitle: "Some excellent specimens of stock raised at the School".
M/S of several boys holding the reigns of sturdy farm horses, they are standing in a courtyard beside some stables, a teacher stands in front and gives a lecture, pan to show a group of younger boys listening. C/U of a chestnut farm horse, one of the boys and the teacher are inspecting the animal. M/S of boys leading large bulls past the stables. M/S of portly pigs in their muddy field, some eat from a metal trough. M/S of bullocks outside a barn. M/S of sheep being herded through a field. C/U of a group of sheep.