University of Limerick head resigns over personal Covid-19 health concerns

Ireland“University of Limerick president Dr Des Fitzgerald is to step down from the role after just three years in charge because of personal health concerns related to Covid-19. A source within the university said the 67-year-old former heart surgeon was advised that the duties of being president, including meeting large groups of people, was ‘not the sensible thing to do’ and he risked serious illness if he contracted the virus …” (more)

[Ronan McGreevy, Irish Times, 26 May]

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