Alumni Bulletin Summer 2019
UCC graduates meet at the University of Virginia
Irish Ambassador to the USA, Daniel Mulhall, presented a lecture entitled “Declaring Independence: USA 1776, Ireland 1919” at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA on 2 April 2019.
Ambassador Mulhall (BA 1975, HDE 1978, MA 1979) has served for many years with the Irish foreign service, including stints as Ireland's ambassador to Malaysia, Germany and the UK. He was appointed as Ireland’s ambassador to the USA in September 2017. UCC graduate Cornelius (“Niall”) Horgan (BSc 1964, MSc 1965, DSc 1983; PhD Caltech) had the honor of meeting with Ambassador Mulhall and reminiscing about their UCC days. Horgan is the Wills Johnson Professor of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics Emeritus at the University of Virginia.