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US Vice President Joe Biden receives honorary doctorate from Trinity as well as gold medal from Philosophical Society.

US Vice President Joe Biden received an honorary doctorate from Trinity College Dublin today - his first such degree from a university outside the United States. In line with Trinity’s traditions, an oration was given in Latin honouring Vice President Biden. The ceremony was overseen by Trinity’s Provost and President, Dr Patrick Prendergast, and the university’s Chancellor Mary Robinson who is herself a former president of Ireland.

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