18th Annual Philip Monahan Memorial Lecture

20 Feb
Vice Admiral Mark Mellett DSM

The 18th Annual Philip Monahan Memorial Lecture, organised by the Department of Government, will take place on Wednesday 1 March, 6:30pm in the Aula Maxima.

The lecture will be delivered by the Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett.


Vice Admiral Mellett will deliver a wide-ranging lecture dealing with leadership, the work of the Defence Forces, migration, Brexit and much more.


The opening remarks and introduction of the guest speaker will be made by the President of UCC, Professor Patrick O’Shea.


The Department of Government annual student awards will also be presented on the night.




If you have any queries, please contact the event organiser, Dr Aodh Quinlivan, at

Department of Government and Politics

2nd Floor, Block B, O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Republic of Ireland