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Reminiscences of Edward Walsh : oral history, 2005.

Creator: Walsh, Edward, 1939-
Project: Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 164 pages sound recordings 7 CD-ROMs (134; 86; 127 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Founding President, University of Limerick (1969-1998)

Scope and Contents

Born December 3, 1939 in Cork, Ireland; education through PhD and early career in United States; development of University of Limerick starting in 1969; relationship with World Bank for funding of University of Limerick; relationship between Irish Americans and Irish peace process in Irish American Partnership; relationship between University of Limerick and Cornell University via Charles F. Feeney [CFF]; CFF and funding for Irish peace process; CFF and anonymous giving; CFF investment in Castletroy Park Hotel; CFF and development of Irish tourism; challenges of fundraising for higher education projects in Ireland; founding University of Limerick Foundation; 1997 outing of CFF and reactions; interactions with Lewis L. Glucksman; interactions with John R. Healy; interactions with CFF.


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Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.

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