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Hibernia: B.C. Appoints New Director of Irish Studies

By Irish America Staff
August / September 2000

Boston College has named Marquette University Dean and History Professor Dr. Thomas E. Hachey to be its first executive director of Irish programs. Hachey will be responsible for B.C.’s Irish Studies program, Irish Institute, and Irish initiatives of the John J. Burns Library.

Hachey has edited or authored seven books on Irish and European history, and spends summers in Dublin lecturing at Trinity College and the School of Irish Studies. He’s also taught at King’s College, London and Queens University, Belfast. ♦

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