‘Euthanasia’ professor tells president that mob’s behaviour was ‘tragic for Ireland’

Ireland“The British medical professor who was prevented from delivering a lecture on euthanasia in Cork on Holy Thursday has written to President Mary McAleese to complain about his treatment. Prof Len Doyal, who holds posts in medical ethics in the universities of London and East Anglia, also claims gardaí did nothing to stop the protestors who violently forced the lecture at Cork University Hospital to be abandoned. Doyal was invited to speak at the hospital’s ethic forum’s annual lecture, but before he could begin, an angry mob entered the auditorium. Writing to McAleese, Doyal outlined what happened …” (more)

[Michael Clifford, Tribune, 19 April]

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