Institute of Technology, Tralee Honours Kerrys Inspiring Leaders
The Institute of Technology, Tralee (IT, Tralee) awarded its first ever Honorary Fellowships at a special ceremony on campus today (Thursday, 2 July). The Honorary Fellows of the Institute are:
The six leading Kerry figures from the sporting, cultural, business, community and political arenas were honoured for their reputation and distinction in their chosen fields
President of IT, Tralee, Michael Carmody, said: â¿¿The awarding of Honorary Fellowships today marks an important milestone for the Institute and an opportunity to pay tribute to and thank these individuals for outstanding contribution to Irish society over many yearsâ¿
â¿¿There is no denying that these are uncertain and challenging times for all sectors of Irish society. At times like this experienced and strong leadership is needed more than ever. Each of todayâ¿¿s recipients are proven outstanding leaders and have demonstrated how much can be achieved through hard work and dedication. Their contribution to Irish society should act as an inspiration to us all.â¿
IT, Tralee, has gained a reputation as a centre of excellence for teaching, learning and research with 3,500 students and 500 staff. The Institute is a major contributor both nationally and regionally to economic, social and cultural development.