232 students to receive academic awards at the Pontifical University in Maynooth

09 Nov 2018

  • Photo opportunities are available to media
Date and Time:  Saturday 10 November at 12 noon
Venue:     Pontifical University, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth
In attendance:  Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh and Chancellor of the Pontifical University; Reverend Professor Michael Mullaney, President of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth; and 232 graduates


Tomorrow, 232 lay women and men will be conferred with academic awards in Theology, Philosophy and Education.  Archbishop Eamon Martin will grant the awards and address the graduates and their families.  During the ceremony Archbishop Martin will also pay tribute to the late Emma Mhic Mháthúna, who was a former student of the Bachelor of Arts and Theology at the Pontifical University.  Over 800 lay students are registered at the Pontifical University, including the first recipients from Ulster of the Cardinal O’Fiaich scholarships.


Notes to Editors

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