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In pictures: Dominic West at Trinity College Dublin

The TCD graduate and star of the ‘The Wire’ spoke at the University Philosophical Society tonight.

IT WAS A far cry from the mean streets of Baltimore.

Dominic West was this evening awarded the Honorary Patronage of the Philosophical Society of Trinity College Dublin.

The actor joins the ranks of Desmond Tutu, Salman Rushdie, Al Pacino, John McCain, John Hume, Newt Gingrich and Bob Geldof, all of whom have received the award from the college society.

West gave a speech in the Graduates’ Memorial Building (GMB) this evening in front of a packed audience.

West, who graduated from Trinity with a degree in English, is most famous for his role as the hard-drinking Jimmy McNulty in acclaimed drama ‘The Wire’.

In pictures: Dominic West at Trinity College Dublin
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  • Dominic West at the Phil

    Source: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland
  • Dominic West at the Phil

    Source: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland
  • Dominic West at the Phil

    Source: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland
  • Dominic West at the Phil

    Source: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland
  • Dominic West at the Phil

    Source: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

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