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Awards

In recognition of the huge value and importance of the work of Fr Peter McVerry and Peter McVerry Trust  Fr McVerry has been awarded a number of high profile awards in recent years. These include;

  • Honorary doctorate from the University of Dublin (TCD) – November 2015
  • UCD Foundation Day Alumni Award in Science – November 2015
  • Special Award at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 – October 2015
  • Human Rights Prize – Embassy of France in Ireland – June 2015
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – Pride of Ireland – June 2014
  • Freedom of Dublin – March 2014
  • Professional Excellence Award for Outstanding Contribution to Irish Society by Griffith College 2011
  • The Irish Times Living Dublin Award 2009
  • Reality Person of the Year Award 2009
  • Meteor Humanitarian Award 2006
  • The Harry McKillop Irish Spirit Award 2006
  • ESB Person of the Year Award 2005
  • Dublin City University Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy
  • Honorary Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland