Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust Ireland has selected 6 new scholars for the 2016 Nuffield Scholarships.
The new scholars for 2016 are
Tom Dinneen, Ballynoe, Mallow, Co Cork. Tom is a dairy farmer, with a farmhouse cheese business.
Peter Farrell, Kilmessan, Co Meath. Peter is a dairy farmer.
Ailbhe Gerrard, Coolbawn, Nenagh, Co Tipperary. Ailbhe runs a mixed farm (tillage, livestock and forestry) and has an artisan food and hive products business.
Ray Hunt, Dualla, Cashel, Co Tipperary. Ray is an area manager for Munster AI, and a dairy farmer.
John Joyce, Carrigahorig, Lorrha, Nenagh, Co Tipperary. John is a suckler, sheep and tillage farmer, who also provides farm contracting services
Roberta McDonald, Ballycumber, Co Offaly. Roberta is Farm Profitability Programme Manager with Aurivo Co-op.
The new scholars will be introduced, and will give an outline of their study topic, at the Nuffield Ireland Annual Conference in the Castleknock Hotel on Friday 16th October 2015.
For the full media release click Nuffield Press Release Sept 2015