Notre Dame provost on Trump vs Clinton

'I wish it had been held on a higher plane’

28th August, 2016
Mother Abbess Máire Hickey with Mr Justice Peter Kelly, left, and Tom Burish, provost of Notre Dame University, in Connemara last week Picture: Keith Heneghan

The Provost of the University of Notre Dame, one of the foremost educational institutions in the United States and a bastion of Irish-American relations, has said that he has been ‘unsettled’ by the presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Speaking exclusively to The Sunday Business Post, Provost Tom Burish said: “To an extent I have not seen before, the presidential debates have criticised people in an ad hominem way that has...

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