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UL Honours ‘Pioneers’ of 1972 The University of Limerick has honoured its ‘early pioneering students’ as it marks the 40th anniversary of the first intake of students in 1972. Eighty members of the original class of 1972 were conferred with honorary Masters of Philosophy degrees on Saturday 29th September at UL as part of the UL40 Year. Graduates of the class of '72 travelled from all over the world, including the US and Europe as well as Dubai and Australia.
Attending the conferring were, Brigid Laffan, Principal at UCD’s College of Human Sciences and her husband Michael Laffan, Managing Director at the National Energy Efficiency Centre who met as members of the University of Limerick first class of 1972, and who were conferred with Honorary Masters of Philosophy to mark the University’s 40 year celebrations this weekend.
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