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29 May 2024  

NUI Chancellor expresses sadness on the death of Sir David Goodall


Sir David and Lady GoodallExpressing his sadness at the death of Sir David Goodall, the Chancellor Dr Maurice Manning said ‘David Goodall advanced the cause of peace on this island through his role in laying the groundwork for the negotiations between the British and Irish governments that culminated in the 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreenment. Last year on the 30th anniversary of the HIllsborough Agreement NUI was pleased to be able to honour his contribution with the award of an honorary doctorate of laws’.

The citation, given on that occasion by Professor Ronan Fanning, in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, is available from the link below.