It would be difficult to exaggerate how bleak the Irish research landscape looked. It has been totally transformed, thanks in large part to the catalytic initiative shown by Atlantic.
– Dr. Hugh R. Brady, president emeritus of University College Dublin
September 17, 2015—Taoiseach Enda Kenny today launched “Laying Foundations for Change: Capital Investments of The Atlantic Philanthropies”
“It was primitive. The approach to health services for the aging was like fire fighting—bouncing from one crisis to another.”
– Professor Rose Anne Kenny, MD
In a region still healing from political conflict, shared spaces for culture and education promote reconciliation and opportunity.
“Before Atlantic came with this investment in bioscience and research, Queensland was largely beaches.”
— Peter Beattie, former Premier of Queensland, Australia