Catherine Corless Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Posted 26 September 2019

Pictured above: Professor Sarah Prescott, Principal of the College of Arts and Humanities; Dr Catherine Corless; Associate Professor Emilie Pine

Catherine Corless has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Literature by the College of Arts & Humanities. Speaking at the conferral, Emilie Pine, Associate Professor in Modern Drama at UCD, said the award recognised “the values of humanity Catherine exemplifies and the difference she has made to the world.”

Leading feminist historian Catherine Marshal was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts for her innovative exhibitions and contribution to a socially inclusive portrait of Irish art, while Irish Language activist Pádraig Ó Snodaigh was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Celtic Literature.

The Honorary Doctorates were awarded on 4 and 5 September 2019, in UCD’s O’Reilly Hall.