The Road Less Travelled is a new series from the Trinity Long Room Hub and Near FM. In this episode, Professor Eve Patten, Director of the Trinity Long Room Hub sits down with Leah Kenny to talk about her journey to education and how an opportunity with Trinity’s Access Programme led her to an English studies programme and a love of Samuel Beckett. We also hear from Leah’s mum Karen Kenny, her greatest champion.
About the Series
The Road Less Travelled is a series from the Trinity Long Room Hub and Near FM featuring current and past students from Trinity College Dublin who have taken the road less travelled to education. We meet men and women from all walks of life who have overcome social barriers and surpassed prejudice and discrimination—all for the opportunity to study at third level and in Trinity’s Arts and Humanities. In this series, we celebrate different experiences in education, meeting fascinating people with unique life stories.
The Road Less Travelled radio series is produced by Trinity Long Room Hub and Near FM with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland through the television licence fee. The Trinity Long Room Hub would like to thank Trinity’s Access Programme (TAP) for their assistance in relation to the series.