Mick O Dwyer receives honorary doctorate from UCD

Footballing legend Mick O Dwyer has received an honorary doctorate from UCD today. He is one of 19 personalities that received the honour as part of the university’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Prominent figures from the world of sport, business, politics and journalism were all awarded doctorates earlier. Mick O Dwyer was joined by former European Commissioner David Byrne, US Journalist Niall O Dowd, retired rugby international Willy John Mc Bride and Michael Flatly, among others. According to UCD graduates were chosen as their achievements reflect the theme of the 150 th celebrations.