Trinity says Colgan’s honorary doctorate is under review

A spokeswoman for Trinity College said the university hoped an independent inquiry would be conducted into all the complaints and allegations against Colgan

12th November, 2017
Former director of the Gate theatre Michael Colgan

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland’s oldest university, has said it will determine whether to strip the former director of the Gate theatre of his honorary degree after the theatre’s investigation into the allegations against him.

Colgan received an honorary degree of Doctor in Laws from Trinity in 2000.

Last week, the Gate appointed an independent expert to conduct a review of the allegations made by a number of women, including the young Irish...

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