A year-long celebration of the life and legacy of George Boole was announced by UCC President Michael Murphy to a gathering in UCC’s Aula Maxima in January 2013 in honour of the visit of the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) to the university.
A steering group, originally chaired by Professor Patrick Fitzpatrick (former Head of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science) and led by the President, planned an extensive programme for the year.
In preparing for the celebrations, the steering group worked closely with Cork City Council and the University of Lincoln.
The celebration of George Boole 200 (1815-2015) featured an ambitious range of projects and events including:
Find out more about the entire George Boole 200 (323kB) programme of events.