David Dolan 2022 Nuffield Scholar. Photo: Finbarr O'Rourke

David Dolan is a 2022 Nuffield Scholar. David’s study topic is “Net zero carbon emissions – challenges and opportunities for farmers and Co-ops”.

From Garrymore near Claremorris, Co Mayo, David is a dairy farmer and director of the family dairy business. He has a B.Sc from the University of Limerick. In the seven years that he has been involved in the family business it has undergone significant development. He also gained experience working on dairy farms in NZ and in Ireland. Further development is planned for his farm business over the next five years. He is actively involved in Discussion Groups and dairy programmes.

Net zero carbon emissions – challenges and opportunities for farmers and Co-ops