Craig Dobbin Legacy Programme


The Craig Dobbin Legacy Programme (CDLP) is an initiative of the Ireland Canada University Foundation (ICUF), the UCD Centre for Canadian Studies, and UCD’s College of Arts and Humanities.

This programme honours the vision and generosity of Craig Dobbin, whose philanthropic giving brought into being both the UCD Chair of Canadian Studies and ICUF, entities which have been pivotal in shaping academic relations between Ireland and Canada over the past 30 years.

Through this programme of activity, UCD College of Arts and Humanities and ICUF aim to celebrate and continue the legacy of Craig Dobbin’s giving, laying the groundwork for future generations of scholars to explore and deepen the ties between both nations.

There are two distinct strands of operation to the CDLP;

ICUF would like to acknowledge the continued support of the Dobbin family, whose generosity has made the operation of this programme possible.