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Eamon Skelly, a retired technician who worked in the School for 49 year has been conferred with Honorary M.A.

Photo gallery of Eamons Retirement Party in DIT Kevin Street, 7th Feb 03

The Dublin Institute of Technology has recognised the outstanding contribution of Eamon Skelly, with the award of a Masters of Arts, (Honoris Causa) on the 7th of December 2002, at the annual engineering conferring ceremony in St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Mr. Eamon Skelly joined the City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee as an employee on the 5th of April 1954. He worked in the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering all of his life, retiring on the 31st of August 2002.

He studied radio and television servicing, becoming the first ever VEC technician in 1961 and later, the first senior technician. With 49 years of service, he is one of the longest serving staff members ever in the history of the VEC and later the Dublin Institute of Technology.

Eamon was joined at the conferring ceremony by his wife Maureen and children Eamon, Aishling, Niamh, Barry and Conor, with partners Pauline, Mark and Breffini. Eamon’s three grandchildren Emily, Lucy and Henry where also present, along with other members of the Skelly family. 

The School and its staff extend warmest congratulations to Eamon Skelly.


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