While at the University, he offered some advice to students who are interested in pursuing politics or social activism.
He said that whether your politics leans left or right, you should stay engaged in the most important thing – how we govern ourselves in the future.
Watch what he had to say below.
Today @nuigalway conferred @ChicagosMayor Rahm Emanuel with an honorary degree. Here he gives advice to students interested in pursuing #politics and social #activism. @StudyInGalway @USEmbassyDublin @IrelandChicago #Chicago pic.twitter.com/tYeoeUdaNR
— NUI Galway (@nuigalway) April 3, 2018
Video via @nuigalway