Clockwise from back left: President and Provost of Trinity College Dublin Patrick Prendergast; former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, physicist Michal Lipson, historian Catherine Corless and poet Thomas Kinsella
At Trinity College Dublin.
Historian Catherine Corless, poet Thomas Kinsella and American physicist Michal Lipson were awarded honorary degrees.
University Times reports that Trinity’s public orator Prof Anna Chahoud said Ms Corless is a:
“Woman of extraordinary courage and compassion, perseverance and commitment to justice.”
Mr Kinsella is a:
“Poetic genius, a master of rhythm, a man who firmly believes that ‘to be fully alive is to be creatively engaged’.”
And Ms Lipson is a:
“Leading light in the world of modern-day physics.”
Previously: Thank You