Thursday, July 5, 2018

06/07/2018: Late Irish-American entrepreneur and scientist Dr Pearse Lyons awarded the 2018 Kennedy-Lemass Medal

Alltech founder, the late Dr Pearse Lyons has been honoured with the Kennedy-Lemass Medal by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland.

During 4th of July celebrations, Barry O'Sullivan, president of the American Chamber of Commerce announced that the late Irish-American entrepreneur and scientist, Dr Lyons was this year’s recipient of the Kennedy-Lemass Medal. The award honours US leaders of Irish heritage who have helped to strengthen the Irish-US relationship.
 

Irish-American entrepreneur and scientist the late Dr Pearse Lyons was this year’s recipient of the Kennedy-Lemass Medal. The award honours US leaders of Irish heritage who have helped to strengthen the Irish-US relationship. Pictured with the Kennedy-Lemass Medal was Minister Paschal Donohoe TD; the wife and son of the late Dr Pearse Lyons: Deirdre Lyons and Dr Mark Lyons and Mark Redmond, CEO, American Chamber of Commerce Ireland.
Image credit: Conor McCabe Photography.

Speaking about his achievements, Barry O'Sullivan described Dr Lyons as someone who “truly lived the American Dream,” and that, “we will continue to be inspired by the legacy of individuals such as Dr Lyons who had the courage and skills to turn a vision into a reality.”


Read the full article on the International Aquafeed website, HERE.

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