Archive for Frank McCourt

UL chair named in honour of McCourt

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 11 March 2011 by Steve

Angela’s Ashes author Frank McCourt will be posthumously honoured by a chair in creative writing at the University of Limerick. Fittingly, the memoir will be a particular focus of the professorship to be named after McCourt, whose memoir of childhood in a Limerick slum was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1997 …” (more)

[Genevieve Carbery, Irish Times, 11 March]

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UL: McCourt was ‘a cultural treasure of Limerick City’

Posted in Life with tags , on 21 July 2009 by Steve

Ireland“Tributes have been pouring in as people remember one of Limerick’s most famous people. In a statement today a spokesperson for the University of Limerick said the college was greatly saddened to learn of the passing of a dear friend, supporter and colleague, Dr Frank McCourt. Speaking on behalf of all at the University, Acting President Professor Paul McCutcheon said …” (more)

[Limerick NewsWire, 20 July]