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Plassey Campus Centre Annual Scholarship Presentations 2015/16

Wednesday January 01, 2020

Plassey Campus Centre, University of Limerick, Annual Accommodation Scholarship Awards 2015/2016

Plassey Campus Centre this week presented €75,000 worth of sports and academic scholarships.

The Chairman of Plassey Campus Centre Tadgh Kearney welcomed scholarship recipients and their family members on the occasion of 16th scholarship awards presentation. This year’s event   recognised achievement, both sporting and academic of 10 individual recipients. Tadgh Kearney congratulated the recipients

‘’ Each of you have achieved excellence in your specific discipline.  This standard of excellence is not easily achieved.  It reflects your dedication, commitment and ambition to excel with the talent that you are so blessed to have.  It’s nice to take time out to reflect on what you have each achieved and ponder on what the future might hold.’

Awardees were joined at a special presentation ceremony in UL by their parents. Each student received a commemorative trophy marking their significant achievement.

Previous scholarship winners include Thomas Barr from Waterford who is currently studying for a Master’s of Science in Sports Performance. Thomas won a gold medal at the 2015 World University Games in South Korea and was the first since Sonia O’Sullivan to achieve this level of success.  Thomas will also represent Ireland in the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio.

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