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Friday, 16th November 2007 - RCSI & RCPI Biological Society Welcome Mr. Kevin Heffernan at 75th Meeting.

16 November 2007

Former player and Manager of the Dublin GAA team, Mr. Kevin Heffernan, was welcomed at the 75th 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 Dr. Emmet Thompson, who received the RCSI Council Medal; Mr. Timothy Delaney, who received the RCPI Council Medal and Ms. Sinead Maguire who received the Leonard Abrahamson Medal.


Members of the Biological Society at their 75th Annual meeting. Former player and manager of the Dublin GAA team Mr. Kevin Heffernan is pictured third from the right in the front row.

Guest speakers of the evening included Mr. Kevin Heffernan who delivered a speech on “The Sky Blues - A History of Dublin GAA’ and Ms. Amber Waits, Ms. Ciara Shouldice and Ms. Mary O’Flanagan with a speech entitled “Student Fund Raising for the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation.”

Among those who attended the event were Professor Noel G. McElvaney, President of the Biological Society; Professor P.D.J. Holland, Permanent Vice-President; Ms. Sinead Maguire, IT Secretary; Dr. Mark Willcox, Honorary Correspondence Secretary; Mr. Jehan Ghany, Honorary Records Secretary; Mr. Lee Polikoff, Honorary Treasurer; Advertising Secretaries Ms. Nithya Nahappan and Ms. Lara Alaud-Din; Social Secretaries Ms. Linda Pennycooke and Ms. Eimear Kitt and Ms. Sinéad Maguire, IT secretary.