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RCSI
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RCSI MA
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RCSI AND 1916
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RCSI and the Easter Rising
100 years on, RCSI archivist, Meadhbh Murphy
looks back on the College's role in this de ning
period of Irish history.
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Rising Connections
RCSI Alumni and family ties to the 1916 Easter Rising.
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And Spring Shall Come
An RCSI-hosted production commemorating both
the Easter Rising and World War I.
BUSINESS LEADER
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Healing Art
RCSI Matters speaks to Dr Lamees Hamdan
(Medicine, Class of 1998), who is forging new
pathways in business and culture.
CLASS NOTES
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Alumni News
News and updates from RCSI Alumni
worldwide.
PHOTO GALLERIES
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Physiotherapy Reunion
e rst-ever Physiotherapy Reunion
welcomed back over 40 Alumni to RCSI.
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North American Alumni
Reception
e College's inaugural North American
Alumni Reception took place in May
2015.
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Foley Lecture
Mr Declan Kelly, recently retired Irish
Ambassador to Malaysia and ailand,
delivered the second Foley Lecture.
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Association of Graduates'
Dinner
More than 100 Alumni attended this
annual black-tie festive dinner in RCSI.
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Middle East Events
A trio of networking events took place in
Dubai, Kuwait and Qatar in November
2015.
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RCSI Conferrings 2015
A look at the Class of 2015's conferring
celebrations.
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London Gathering
A small gathering of Alumni in London
took place in January 2016.
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