John Kiely conferred with UL Honorary Doctorate

Limerick hurling manager Dr John Kiely, who was conferred with an honorary doctorate from the University of Limerick this week. Here he is getting 'fixed up' with Eleanor from Phelan Conan robes. (Picture: Sean Curtin/True Media)

The boys in the changing room, and the people in Galbally, may be referring to ‘Dr John’ from here on in as the all-Ireland hurling manager John Kiely was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Limerick on Tuesday.

The new Dr John Kiely was hailed by Professor Mey as ‘one of the great sporting leaders of our time’ as he received the highest honour the University can bestow. 

“I have been very fortunate to lead the Limerick senior hurlers during a time of great success over the last six years. I have enjoyed working with a very special group of young men, many of whom have graduated during that time from this University.

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