Honorary Fellows

Candidates for these awards are nominated and ratified by the Board of the Faculty, prior to review and ratification by the Surgery and Postgraduate Faculties Board (SPFB), RCSI.

1992

  • St Teresa of Kolkata

1995

  • Anne F. McGuiness

1999

  • Patricia Ashworth
  • Alice Leahy
  • Her Excellency Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese conferring

2000

  • Sr Concilio Fitzgerald

2002

  • Ms Justice Mella Carroll

2003

  • Rev. Dr Thomas P. Burke

2004

  • Sr Catherine Mulligan
  • Mary Davis

2005

  • Prof. Kevin O’ Malley

2006

  • Mary McCarthy
  • Anne Carrigy

Anne Carrigy conferring

2007

  • Dr Theresa C Meehan, Nurse Theorist

Therese Meehan conferring

2008

  • Patricia Benner, Nurse Theorist

2010

  • Mary Donohoe, Founder and Director of the Rose Project

Mary Donohoe conferring

2011

  • Marie Keane, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Beaumont Hospital

2012

  • Elizabeth Adams, Consultant Nurse, ICN, Geneva

Elizabeth Adams conferring

2013

  • Prof. Rowaida Al-Ma’Aitah

Prof Rowaida Al-Ma Aitah conferring

2014

  • Christina Noble, Founder, Christina Noble Children’s Foundation
  • Keith Duffy, Autism Awareness Campaigner

Keith Duffy conferring

2015

  • Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein of Jordan
  • Paul Gallagher, Director of Nursing, St James Hospital and President,NMBI
  • Rachel McLeod, Consultant Midwife, Coordinator Bwaila, Lilongwe, Malawi

Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein of Jordan conferring

2016

  • Norah Casey, TV and radio presenter, author and Chairwoman, Harmonia Publishing
  • Dr Diane Cooney-Miner, Professor of Nursing and Dean, Wegman’s School of Nursing, St John Fisher College, Rochester, New York
  • Anna Shakespeare, CEO, St Michael’s House

Norah Casey conferring

2017

  • Niall Breslin, mental health advocate and musician
  • Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
  • John Murray, Vice President, NMBI

Niall Breslin conferring

2018

  • Keith Wood, current Chair of the Healthy Ireland Council
  • Liam Doran, Ex General Secretary, INMOl

Keith Wood, honorary conferring