Isle of Scholars

By Irish America Staff
October / November 2001

Congratulations are in order for James Houlihan of Dublin and Kevin O’Regan of Tallaght, Ireland. In 1997, they won the Redington Scholarship, established in honor of Irish immigrant Joseph P. Redington, and his wife, Elizabeth Brennan Redington. Since 1985 the scholarship has helped students from Ireland pursue their education in America.

James Houlihan, who fulfilled his childhood dream of living in the U.S., double-majored in German and international business, while O’Regan earned his B.S. magna cum laude in Biology, both at the University Scranton in Pennsylvania. Houlihan received a full scholarship to continue his studies at Temple University and O’Regan, who got a full ride from the College of Penn State, will be working towards a Ph.D. in Microbiology. ♦

Comments are closed.

Share



More Articles

News from Ireland:
October / November 2019

The latest goings on. ℘℘℘ Ireland is particularly exposed to economic turbulence from a no-deal...

More

Ireland Looks to Finances in 2025

Ireland’s Minister of State for Financial Services and Insurance, Michael D’Arcy, was in New York City on July 28...

More

McAllister Can Stay for Now!

At the request of many prominent politicians, including senators Chuck Schumer and Lindsay Graham, Acting Department...

More

Kerrygold Sales
Exceed €1 Billion

Global sales of Kerrygold butter and dairy products have exceeded €1 billion in revenue per year, a first for an...

More