Bill Clinton to receive honorary doctorate at DCU

Posted in Governance and administration on October 17th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Former US President Bill Clinton will be conferred with an honorary doctorate at Dublin City University this morning for his contribution to peace and reconciliation on the island of Ireland …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 17 October]

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President Bill Clinton Guest of Honour at JP McManus All-Ireland Scholarship Awards

Posted in Governance and administration on November 19th, 2012 by steve

“Last weekend was my second time been privileged to witness a speech by President Bill Clinton. Both occasions took place in my native city of Limerick, Ireland, The first occasion was fourteen years ago, when I was amongst a crowd of 40,000 who turned up to greet him …” (more)

[Touch Communications, 19 November]

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Scholarship student Clinton lauds next generation

Posted in Governance and administration on November 19th, 2012 by steve

“Former US President Bill Clinton has told scholarship award winners that he himself got his education thanks to a scholarship programme. The 42nd US president made his comments in Limerick at the weekend where he was guest speaker at the JP McManus-sponsored All-Ireland Scholarship Awards at the University of Limerick …” (more)

[Kathryn Hayes, Independent, 19 November]

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Bill’s return visit, but without 40,000 fans

Posted in Governance and administration on November 18th, 2012 by steve

“On the grand occasion of his last visit to Limerick, former US President Bill Clinton attracted crowds of more than 40,000 people onto the city’s main thoroughfare. His return visit to Limerick yesterday, where he was made a Freeman in 1998, was a far more sedate affair …” (more)

[Kathryn Hayes, Independent, 18 November]

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Clinton for UL awards ceremony

Posted in Governance and administration on November 17th, 2012 by steve

“Former US president Bill Clinton will be in Ireland today for an awards ceremony at the University of Limerick. On his last visit to Limerick in 1998, 40,000 people lined O’Connell Street but it is unlikely that the general public will get a glimpse of Mr Clinton at the strictly invitation-only event …” (more)

[Kathryn Hayes, Irish Times, 17 November]

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JP McManus to pay Clinton $250k for speech

Posted in Governance and administration on November 16th, 2012 by steve

“JP McManus is expected to pay former US president Bill Clinton at least $250,000 (€195,000) to deliver a ‘private’ 20-minute speech in Limerick. An executive jet will also be laid on to get Mr Clinton to the JP McManus All-Ireland Scholarships ceremony at the University of Limerick …” (more)

[Jimmy Woulfe, Irish Examiner, 16 November]

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Clinton the ‘ideal man’ for JP scholarship awards

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on November 13th, 2012 by steve

“Millionaire businessman JP McManus has said that former US president Bill Clinton is the ‘ideal man’ to present his All Ireland Scholarship awards in Limerick this Saturday …” (more)

[Alan Owens, Limerick Leader, 13 November]

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Speculation mounts that Bill Clinton will stay at JP McManus’s home during Limerick visit

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2012 by steve

“Speculation is rife that former US president Bill Clinton will stay at the family home of JP McManus in Martinstown, Kilmallock when he visits Limerick in November. The 42nd president of the US will be the guest of honour at the annual All-Ireland Scholarship awards ceremony which is to be held in the University Concert Hall on November 17 …” (more)

[Aine Fitzgerald, Limerick Leader, 30 September]

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Bill Clinton to visit Limerick for awards ceremony

Posted in Governance and administration on September 24th, 2012 by steve

“Former President Bill Clinton is to visit Limerick in November for an awards ceremony in the University of Limerick. Mr Clinton will come to Limerick on November 17 for the annual All Ireland Scholarship awards ceremony, sponsored by JP McManus …” (more)

[Alan Owens, Limerick Leader, 24 September]

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‘There is nothing wrong with us that we can’t fix’

Posted in Governance and administration on October 1st, 2010 by steve

“It was a risky punt for the owner of Business & Finance magazine. Ian Hyland had to make a ‘contribution’ to the Clinton Foundation and agree to stage the bash. Then the economics required a sell-out crowd – 575 in this case – to stump up well over €2,500 apiece, then only get confirmation of Bill Clinton’s attendance a tight six weeks before the show …” (more)

[Kathy Sheridan, Irish Times, 1 October]

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UCD awards Ulysses Medal to Bill Clinton

Posted in Governance and administration on October 1st, 2010 by steve

“… The medal, UCD’s highest accolade, is awarded to those who have made ‘an outstanding global contribution’. Among Clinton’s outstanding global contributions are the bombing of civilian facilities in Sudan, the imposition of ‘sanctions of destruction’ in Iraq, supplying Turkey with arms in their war against the Kurds, and providing aid to a Columbian government …” (more)

[Edufactory Ireland, 1 October]

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Protest the Presence of Former US President Bill Clinton on UCD Campus

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2010 by steve

“We’ve just learned that Bill Clinton is due to speak at an invitation-only function in the UCD Clinton Institute this Thursday evening. This is a man who is responsible for the deaths of many in his furthering of a US imperialist agenda while in office. His presidency saw attacks on Afghanistan and Sudan …” (more)

[Edufactory Ireland, 30 September]

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Clinton to address UCD students tonight

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2010 by steve

“Former US president Bill Clinton is to give a special address to students at University College Dublin tonight. Mr Clinton, on a two day trip to Ireland, will also visit the Clinton Institute for American Studies, opened in 2003, and take part in a dedication ceremony …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 30 September]

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Wrong Clinton

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2010 by steve

“RT @the_irish_times: Clinton to address UCD students http://bit.ly/bZTcy5 //I’d have been jealous if this was Hillary. But it’s Bill. Meh.” (tweet)

[Sinead McE, Twitter, 30 September]

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Clinton to address UCD students

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2010 by steve

“Former US president Bill Clinton is to give a special address to students at University College Dublin tonight. Mr Clinton, on a two-day trip to Ireland, will also visit the Clinton Institute for American Studies, opened in 2003, and take part in a dedication ceremony …” (more)

[Irish Times, 30 September]

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Clinton to give university address

Posted in Governance and administration on September 30th, 2010 by steve

“Former US president Bill Clinton is to give a special address to students at University College Dublin …” (more)

[Independent, 30 September]

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Bill Clinton to deliver address at UCD institute

Posted in Life on September 20th, 2010 by steve

“Former US president Bill Clinton will visit Dublin later this month to speak at University College Dublin. Mr Clinton, who served two terms in the White House from 1992 to 2000, will give an invitation-only address at the UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies on the evening of September 30th …” (more)

[Deaglán de Bréadún, Irish Times, 20 September]

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