Trinity awards four new honorary doctorate degrees

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Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University and Film maker, David Puttnam receive honorary doctorates at Trinity.
Pic shows ( l to r ) Founder of Jones Engineering, Eric Kinsella, Peta Taaffe , the first Chief Nursing Officer with the Department of Health (1997-2001),   and the Dame Grand Cross, Dr Patrick Pendergast, Provost of Trinity College, Dr Mary Robinson, Chancellor of Trinity College, Professor Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford and Film maker, Lord David Puttnam.
Vice- Chancellor of Oxford University, Louise Richardson and Film maker, David Puttnam were awarded honorary doctorates at Trinity College Dublin. They were joined by founder of Jones Engineering, Eric Kinsella and former Chief Nursing Officer with the Department of Health, Peta Taaffe, who  were also honoured.
For more information: Caoimhe Ní Lochlainn, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, +353 1 896 2310+353 87 9958014.
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