A number of the Scholar Reports for the 2015 Nuffield Ireland Scholars have been published, and are now available online. All of the scholars made a presentation of their report, and their findings and recommendations at the Nuffield Ireland Conference on 14th October 2016.

Click on the name in the photo if you wish to download a copy of the scholars report.

The remaining reports are being finalised, and will be published shortly.

The Scholars topics were

Brian Rushe – “Speaking Up for Agriculture – Protecting Farming’s Social Licence”.

Joe Burke – “Efficient, Sustainable Beef Production using Dairy-Bred Animals”.

John Buckley – “People Skills – the Biggest Challenge facing Irish Agriculture”.

Kevin Moran – “Access to Finance for Young and Expanding Farmers”.

Maire McCarthy – “Women who Influence in Agriculture”.

Aidan Gleeson – “The Beef Farmer, Processor relationship. What needs to change?”



2015 Nuffield Ireland Scholars after presenting their reports to the Nuffield Conference. Left to Right: Brian Rushe, Joe Burke, Kevin Moran, Maire McCarthy, Aidan Gleeson and John Buckley.