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Honorary Degree for Fr Brian D'Arcy

30th June 2009

Priest, broadcaster, columnist and novelist Fr Brian D’Arcy today receives an honorary degree from the University of Ulster. 

Originally from County Fermanagh, he was ordained in 1969 and became the unofficial chaplain to the entertainment community.  

He has worked tirelessly to promote religious understanding throughout Ireland and has a popular public profile through his regular TV and radio appearances.  

He currently hosts his own music programme on BBC Radio Ulster and recently published his best-selling memoirs ‘A Different Journey’.  

He is to receive the degree of Doctor of Letters (DLitt) in recognition of his services to the promotion of religious understanding.                                                                           

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