Professor of chemistry who supported Carnsore project

Ireland“Seán Ó Cinnéide, who has died aged 86, was a former professor of inorganic chemistry at University College Galway. He previously worked at Harwell, Britain’s first atomic energy research establishment. He first made his name when as an undergraduate he discovered a chemical reaction now known in scientific circles as the ‘Kennedy/Dillon reaction’. Many years later, in 1978, he delivered the annual Oireachtas na Gaeilge lecture …” (more)

[Irish Times, 31 October]

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