Irish institute honors Mayor Daley

April 4, 2011 3:31:23 PM PDT
The Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland awarded Mayor Richard Daley an honorary fellowship. He was cited for his long leadership of Chicago and his dedication to green space, the arts and education.

The mayor said he has visited Waterford and treasures the fellowship. He praised contributions of Irish and other immigrants to this country and he accepted the award for his family, especially his late parents Eleanor and Mayor Richard J. Daley.