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NUI Honorary Conferring Ceremony  

28.11.2016

 

Thursday 1st December 2016 – Royal College of Physicians in Ireland


The annual Honorary Conferring Ceremony of the National University of Ireland will take place in Corrigan Hall, Royal College of Physicians in Ireland on Thursday 1st December 2016.
 
At the Ceremony, the Chancellor of the University, Dr Maurice Manning will confer honorary degrees on the following individuals who have made exceptional contributions in their respective fields:   

 

Brian Bourke, Painter
For his contribution through painting to Irish culture.  
DFA
   
Rhona Mahony, Master of the National Maternity Hospital,  Holles Street  
For her contribution to public health and specifically to healthcare for women
and infants as Master of the National Maternity Hospital.    
DMed
   
Margaret Mullett, Chair of the Irish Haemochromatosis Association
For her contribution to public service/public health in raising awareness of haemochromatosis.
LLD
   
Professor Helen Watanabe O’Kelly, Professor of German Literature, University of Oxford
For her contribution to the study of German literature and culture.
DLitt
   
Professor Gearóid O Tuathaigh, Professor Emeritus in History, NUI Galway
For his contribution to Irish History, the Irish language and Irish public life

DLitt

 

Ruairí Quinn, former Minister and leader of the Labour Party  
For his contribution to Irish public life and public service.   
LLD
   
Further information from:

Dr Attracta Halpin

Registrar, National University of Ireland

49 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.