It’s a long way, geographically, from the small south Kerry village of Cromane to the gilded acres of California’s Stanford University. And an even greater cultural distance when one’s origins derived from deep poverty and forced emigration, only to transform in a single generation to the highest echelons of American academia.
“While the results of our surveys have exceeded all expectations, they have also revealed that Vinegar Hill has been extensively stripped by illegal [metal] detectorists, and impacted mby various developments, both of which have had a profound and detrimental impact on our knowledge,” said Ronan O’Flaherty.
Earlier this month, I officially opened the State Street Advanced Technology Centre at University College Cork. One of this Government’s key objectives is to facilitate the creation of high-value jobs in the financial services sector and to ensure that the benefits of such investment reach right across the State.