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Trevor West, b. 1938

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Track 1: His background in Midleton, Co. Cork, early education and entry to Trinity College Dublin, becoming a Scholar and studying Mathematics. His postgraduate work in England, Scotland and the USA. Track 2: A post in Trinity College Dublin, his involvement in sport in Trinity both as a student and academic. Undertaking responsibility for many sporting and training programmes at Trinity. Track 3: His election to Seanad Éireann through Trinity, a position he held for twelve yearTrack 4: Memories of his days as a lecturer in the Mathematics Department, his friendship with Professor John Luce of the Philosophy Department, who also had an illustrious sporting career. A sad memory of a student from Northern Ireland, a very talented sportsman, who was shot in Belfast during the Troubles. Track 5: Recollections of contemporaries and spirited exchanges of views on the issues of the day. Discussion of living the major part of his life in college. Track 6: Meeting Mr Éamon de Valera; memories of the lack of recognition in college for women’s status.

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Description

Track 1: His background in Midleton, Co. Cork, early education and entry to Trinity College Dublin, becoming a Scholar and studying Mathematics. His postgraduate work in England, Scotland and the USA. Track 2: A post in Trinity College Dublin, his involvement in sport in Trinity both as a student and academic. Undertaking responsibility for many sporting and training programmes at Trinity. Track 3: His election to Seanad Éireann through Trinity, a position he held for twelve yearTrack 4: Memories of his days as a lecturer in the Mathematics Department, his friendship with Professor John Luce of the Philosophy Department, who also had an illustrious sporting career. A sad memory of a student from Northern Ireland, a very talented sportsman, who was shot in Belfast during the Troubles. Track 5: Recollections of contemporaries and spirited exchanges of views on the issues of the day. Discussion of living the major part of his life in college. Track 6: Meeting Mr Éamon de Valera; memories of the lack of recognition in college for women’s status.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Trinity College, Dublin, Collection

Bitrate:

160

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

7.21 MB, 3.42 MB, 7.38 MB, 5.81 MB, 10.29 MB, 7.89 MB

Number of files:

9

Product ID:

CDTCD01-84

Subject:

Fellow Emeritus, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore

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