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Alumni award for University Principal

The Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews, Dr Louise Richardson has been honoured by her alma mater, Trinity College, Dublin.

Dr Richardson, who graduated with an MA in 1980, was one of four recipients of Trinity’s Alumni Awards 2009.

The Alumni Awards celebrate the `outstanding contribution that graduates have made to Ireland and the world’.

Fellow recipients on the day included singer Chris de Burgh, the first blind man to reach the South Pole, Mark Pollock and the founder of Gallery Press, Peter Fallon.

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NOTE TO PICTURE EDITORS:

AN IMAGE OF DR RICHARDSON WITH FELLOW RECIPIENTS OF THIS YEAR’S ALUMNI AWARDS IS AVAILABLE FROM THE PRESS OFFICE – CONTACTS BELOW.

Caption: In advance of the TCD Alumni Awards 2009 were Chris de Burgh, Provost, Dr John Hegarty, Dr Louise Richardson, Mark Pollock and Peter Fallon.

 

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Ref:  Principal Alumni award 101109
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