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President Mary McAleese Honoured at RCSI Faculty of Radiologists Annual Meeting

29 September 2006

The Faculty of Radiologists at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) bestowed its highest honour on President of Ireland, Mary McAleese during its three-day Annual Scientific Meeting which was held from September 28th - 20th September 2006.


Professor Gerald O’Sullivan, President of RCSI; Dr. Eamann Breatnach, Dean of the Faculty of Radiologists, RCSI; Mr. Terry Slattery, RCSI and President Mary McAleese.

The people’s President, Mary McAleese was conferred with an Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty together with world-renowned consultant Radiologist, Professor Nicholas Gourtsoyiannis of Crete, President of both the European Society of Radiology and the European Association of Radiology and Radiation Oncologist Professor Thomas Keane from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.


Professor Gerald O’Sullivan, President of RCSi; Dr. Eamann Breatnach, Dean of the Faculty of Radiologists, RCSI and President of Ireland, Mary McAleese.

This is the fourth occasion that President McAleese has been celebrated by the RCSI, reflecting the very highest level of esteem and affection she holds throughout the College. She received an Honorary Fellowship of the College in May 1998, an Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of Nursing a year later in 1999 and in 2003 was conferred an Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Dentistry.


Dr. Martin McAleese; Mr. Michael Horgan, CEO of RCSI and Professor Frank Keane, Vice-President of RCSI.


Professor Donal Hollywood and Dr Barry Kelly, Board members of the Faculty of Radiologists, RCSI ; Professor Gerald O’Sullivan, President of RCSI; Mr. Terry Slattery, RCSI; Dr. Eamann Breatnach, Dean of the Faculty of Radiologists, RCSI; President Mary McAleese; Dr. Dermot Malone, Board member of the Faculty of Radiologists, Professor Nicholas Gourtsoyiannis of Crete, President of both the European Society of Radiology and the European Association of Radiology and Radiation Oncologist Professor Thomas Keane from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

The RCSI Faculty of Radiologists is the Professional and Academic Body Clinical Radiologists in Ireland. It offers specialist training and post graduate examinations. The Faculty's objectives are to advance the science, art and practice of Radiology and its allied sciences and to promote education, study and research in the area.


Professor Gerald O’Sullivan, President of RCSI; Dr. Eamann Breatnach, Dean of the Faculty of Radiologists, RCSI; President Mary Mc Aleese and Dr. Stephanie Ryan, Secretary of the Faculty of Radiologists, RCSI.