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RCSI & RCPI Biological Society Welcome Mr. Albert Reynolds at 74th Meeting

24 November 2006

Former Taoiseach of Ireland, Mr. Albert Reynolds was welcomed at the 74th Biological Society meeting at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). The proceedings were opened by the President of the Society Professor Noel G. McElvaney, followed by the presentation of medals. Among the recipients were Ms. Rachael Eckel, who received The Leonard Abrahamson Medal; Ms. Dervla Connaughton, who received the RCSI Council Medal and Ms. Amy Bagatto who received the RCPI Council Medal. Guest speakers of the evening included Mr. Albert Reynolds who delivered a speech on “A Lifetime in Politics” and Ms. Durgavasini Devanath with a speech titled “A Fact Finding Mission to Vietnam – Student Fund Raising for the Christina Noble Assistance Programme.”  Approximately 180 people attended the event, including  Sinead Maguire, Honorary Correspondence Secretary; Mark Willcox, Honorary Records Secretary; Fahed Al Roumi, Honorary Treasurer; Nithya Nahappan and Linda Pennycooke, Advertising Secretary; Jehan Ghany and Eimear Kitt, Social Secretary and Lee Polikoff, IT Secretary.


Front Row from left to right - Jehan Ghany; Sinead Maguire, Incoming Honorary Correspondence Secretary; Professor Gerald O'Sullivan; Professor Noel G McElvaney; Mr. Albert Reynolds; Professor Cathal Kelly; Mr.Leo Kearns. Back row from left to right - Lee Polikof; Linda Pennycooke; Fahad Al Roumi; Eimear Kitt; Nithya Nahappan; Mark Willcox; Durgavasini Devanath.


Pictured from L to R at the RCSI and RCPI 74th Biological Society meeting are Professor Gerald O’Sullivan, President of RCSI; Professor Noel G. McElvaney, President of the Biological Society; Mr. Albert Reynolds, former Taoiseach of Ireland and Professor Cathal Kelly, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, RCSI.


Pictured from L to R are Professor Noel G. McElvaney, President of the Biological Society; Mr. Albert Reynolds, former Taoiseach of Ireland; Professor Cathal Kelly, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, RCSI and Mr. Leo Kearns, CEO of RCPI.


Pictured from L to R are Amy Bagatto, 4th year Med and Sinead Maguire, Honorary Correspondence Secretary, Biological Society.