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President Michael D. Higgins visits RCSI for 2015 Edward Phelan lecture

26 February 2015

His Excellency Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, visited RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), St Stephens Green on Thursday 26 February 2015 to deliver the 2015 Edward Phelan Lecture entitled ‘The Future of Work'.

The event was organised by the National University of Ireland (NUI) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation.

President Higgins was welcomed to the College by Professor John Hyland, Vice-President, RCSI.


Pictured (l-r) are Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organisation; Mrs Sabina Higgins; His Excellency Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland; Dr Maurice Manning, Chancellor NUI; and Professor John Hyland, Vice-President, RCSI.

In a wide-ranging address, the President set out "to explore the contemporary meaning of work and the definition of the ethical workplace".

For further information on the event visit the NUI website