The Butler medal

The Butler Award is made in memory of Sir Edwin J. Butler who was born in Kilkee in 1874 and who was one of Ireland's premier plant pathologists. The Butler medal is awarded to those candidates who have made significant advancements to the field of plant pathology on the island of Ireland.

The award is presented upon nomination of a suitable candidate

Past recipients include:

2009

B.M. Cooke

University College Dublin

2004

L.J. Dowley

Teagasc Oak Park

1994

P.C. Cunningham

Teagasc Oak Park

1988

P.M.A. Bourke

Met Eireann

1985

R.B. Copeland

Queen's University Belfast and DANI(Department of Agriculture Northern Ireland)

1982

M.D. Coffey

Trinity College Dublin