Thursday 23rd May 2019
Savile Club, 69
Brook Street, London W1K 4ER
7.00 for 7.30pm Lounge suit £70
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please note change of Speaker
graduated in 1981 from Trinity with a BA in Economics and a Diploma
in Anglo Irish Literature. He had been elected a Scholar, a Pink and
a Knight of the Campanile.
He supported the Trinity
Anti-Apartheid Society and declined to tour South Africa with the
Irish Rugby team in 1981 as South Africa was still under the
Apartheid regime. He captained Trinity and was selected to play for
Ireland on 37 occasions over eight seasons winning two championships
and sharing one. He toured with the British and Irish Lions tour to
New Zealand in 1983. He also played for the victorious Collingwood
cup soccer side in 1979 scoring both goals in the final.
After Trinity, and
Oxford, he has had distinguished career in in banking, initially
with Boston Consulting Group and latterly with Goldman Sachs.
He has a long
involvement in Peace and Reconciliation across the island of Ireland
and in British and Irish relationships. He is the Chairman of the
British Irish Association, former Chairman of the Ireland Funds and
board member of the Ireland Fund of Great Britain and Cooperation
Ireland. He Chaired the Working Group which recommended Irelandís
bid to host the Rugby World Cup of 2023.
He has maintained his
connection with Trinity through his work with the Trinity Centre for
People with Intellectual Disabilities. He was recently appointed an
Ambassador for the Centre and has been instrumental in developing
the network of businesses who both help finance the centre and also
provide the crucial internships and permanent roles which enable our
fellow graduates realise their full potential.
Welcome to the Trinity
Dining Club London website. You will find much about this enterprising social
club, which is for any TCD graduates worldwide.
Its aims are to enable
members to meet informally and socially several times a year and in Irish
fashion to enjoy pleasant dinners together.
Dinner is followed by a short address by a speaker of distinction, with
constructive discussion to follow.
Other aims include keeping members up to date with TCD
affairs and encouraging members to be involved with and to make a contribution
to Ireland. This includes educational, cultural, economic and political matters.
If you are
a graduate of TCD and would like to apply to become a member of the Dining
click here for an
information, please contact the club through the
Past Guest Speakers
TCD London Dining Club Bicentenary Dinner 18th June 2010
TCD London Dining Club Bicentenary Dinner
UK 21st October 2010
Club Vice Presidents