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2019 DCU Alumni Awards Ceremony

The annual DCU Alumni Awards will celebrate the wonderful achievements of our alumni across the world. With eleven awardees to be added to the Alumni Wall and five special awards for outstanding contribution, we are looking forward to a fantastic night of celebration, entertainment and recognition of our DCU community.

The prosecco reception will start at 7pm in The Helix, followed by a four course meal and awards ceremony. Following the closing of the awards, attendees can continue the celebration until late! We hope you can join us on this very special occasion.

Event Information

Date: Friday, 14th June, 2019
Time: 19.00 drinks reception
Venue: The Helix  
Cost: €85 per person (Table of ten -  €850) Please note, this event is black tie.

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Outstanding Achievement Awards 2019

The Achievement Awards recognise outstanding achievement at a national or international level in a thematic area.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Lorraine Twohill - Chief Marketing Officer at Google

Innovation and Technology
Shay Walsh - Managing Director at BT Ireland

Enda Kenny TD - 13th Taoiseach of Ireland (2011 to 2017)

Societal Impact
Sr. Orla Treacy - Head of the Loreto Schools in Rumbek

Lindsay Peat - Irish Rugby International

Alumni Wall 2019

The Alumni Wall Awards are dedicated to role models for current students due to success in a field of importance for the university.

DCU Business School
Seamus Hand -  CEO and Managing Partner at KPMG
Trayc Keevans -  Global FDI Director at Morgan McKinley

DCU Institute of Education
Dr Siobhan O'Halloran - Chief Nurse at Department of Health
Pat O'Keeffe - Exceptional leadership in special education in Ireland for over 50 years

Faculty of Engineering and Computing
Damon Reid - Global Performance and Innovation Lead at Zoetis Inc.
Dr Sharon Kehoe - Program Director for R&D at ABK Biomedical Inc.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Emer O'Connell - Irish Ambassador to Poland
Cormac Ó hEadhra - Broadcaster at RTÉ

Faculty of Science and Health
Joanna Donnelly - Meteorologist at Met Éireann
Dr Fergus Byrne - Senior Principal Scientist with Boehringer Ingelheim
DCU Connected
John McDonough - Director of the National Archives of Ireland

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