Graduated from University College Dublin 1976 BSc in Physical &
Inorganic Chemistry. University of Toronto, Canada 1964 PhD
(Physical Chemistry) High Resolution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
Post graduate fellowships held at The State University of New York
(solid stae F19 NMR), Battelle Institute Columbus, Ohio (Quantum
Theory) and Queen's University Belfast (Applied mathematics of
stellar nitrogen quadruploe moments).
Joined Carlow RTC as Head of the Science Department (1970), (from a
lectureship in Bolton St. College of Technology), to become Head of
the School of Science in 1982.