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Portrait of RCSI Past President Unveiled

15 June 2006

A portrait of RCSI Past President Professor Niall O'Higgins by celebrated Irish artist Mr. James Hanley RHA was formally presented to the College at an RCSI Council Dinner last night. RCSI President Professor Gerald O'Sullivan unveiled the portrait. The Ethicon Past President's medal was presented to Professor O'Higgins. Guests at the dinner included the artist Mr. Hanley who is a graduate of UCD and the National College of Art and Design. He is regarded as one of Ireland's top portrait artists.

Professor Gerald O'Sullivan, President of RCSI presents Professor Niall O'Higgins with the portrait and Ethicon Past Presidents medal.

Pictured L-R: Portrait artist Mr. James Hanley; past President Professor Niall O'Higgins and newly-elected RCSI President, Professor Gerald O'Sullivan.