12 October-Emer Colleran

Professor Emer Colleran from Castlebar served as chair of Microbiology at the National University of Ireland Galway until 2007. During her time at the University she became a leader in bio energy production and waste water treatment.

Microbiologist and environmentalist Emer Colleran was born in Castlebar Co Mayo in the year 1945 On This Day.

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Photo by EoinGardiner

castlebar photo

Photo by National Library of Ireland on The Commons

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