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Irish Voice Honors Fr. Leahy, Five Others

01/17/13

By Office of News & Public Affairs |

Published: Jan. 17, 2013

University President William P. Leahy, SJ, and five other members of the Boston College community have been named to the Irish Education 100, an annual list produced by the Irish Voice newspaper that showcases educators, writers, inventors, researchers and entrepreneurs who have “made their own unique contributions to making the world a better, smarter place.”

Also honored were: Sullivan Artist-in-Residence Seamus Connolly, director of Irish music programs; Mike Cronin, academic director of Boston College-Ireland, the Dublin outpost for the University’s Center for Irish Programs; School of Theology and Ministry Professor Thomas Groome, a leading authority on religious education; Adjunct Associate Professor of English and Irish Studies Program faculty member Joseph Nugent, who has pursued innovative research projects on James Joyce; and Associate Professor of English and Irish Studies Program faculty member James Smith, who has chronicled the plight of Irish women and girls in the Magdalen Laundries.

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