The Annual Dinner of The Academy was held in the Davenport Hotel Dublin on the Thursday the 30th April 2009.

At the Dinner the President Michael Hayden presented parchments of Fellowship of The Academy to the following:

Sir Patrick Haren, Chairman, Viridian plc

Jonathan Hegan, Chairman Board of Trustees, Titanic Signature Project

Professor Owen Lewis, Chief Executive, Sustainable Energy Ireland

Liam O’Mahony, recently retired Chief Executive, CRH

Paddy Power, Chief Executive, Shannon LNG plc

Academy guest at the Annual Dinner was John Power, Director General, Engineers Ireland.