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Chuck and Me

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Irish Times |

Former DCU president Danny O’Hare on Chuck Feeney, the Irish university’s greatest benefactor Excerpt: One of the people who can deservedly pat themselves on the back for what DCU accomplished in its first 25 years is a man who is the least likely to actually do so – the Irish-American benefactor Chuck Feeney. His massive donations during the 1980s and 1990s had a transformational effect not only on DCU but on all Irish universities, and also in other countries like South Africa and Vietnam. Though the focus of his giving has now moved away from higher education, the institutions he so generously funded will continue to benefit for many years to come. For more click here for full-text (subscription required): Irish Times

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