About the Awards…

The UCD Alumni awards proudly celebrate and honour the outstanding achievements of our alumni who uphold values that UCD holds dear – integrity, excellence, collegiality, engagement, creativity and diversity – values that we believe are in the DNA of our University.

Learn more about some of our previous awardees who have affected change across the global community.

The Class of 2016 Alumni Awards will be presented on November 11th 2016, at a black-tie ceremony in O’Reilly Hall, in front of an audience of over 400 distinguished graduates, friends and staff of UCD.

Fr. Peter McVerry BSc 1969

Integrity: It’s in our DNA.


Integrity: It’s in our DNA.

Maeve Binchy BA 1959

Creativity: It’s in our DNA.

Brian O’Driscoll DipSMgmt 1999

Excellence: It’s in our DNA.

Dave Burke PhD Engineering 2003

Creativity: It’s in our DNA.

Rena Buckley BSc Physiotherapy 2009

Excellence: It’s in our DNA