Venue: La Salle Centre, Ipoh - Irish Ambassador His Excellency Declan Kelly, accompanied by his wife, Anne Kelly, arrived at around 11am. After a short conversation, they walked over to St Michael's.
Venue: SMI- The distinguished guests were welcomed by the prefects, librarians and students. Among the places the couple visited were the parlour where the sculpture, "Pater Familias" is located. The "teacher and child" artpiece was completed in 1980 by Brother Joseph McNally, an Irish sculptor. They also visited the lecture theater, the Marian library and the foodcourt.
H.E. Declan Kelly later presented a congratulatory message from the President of Ireland, Mary McAleese to Dato' Brother Vincent Corkery.
The letter is produced here.
Congratulations Brother. It is truly an honour.
Note: All pictures courtesy of Ms Corrinne Mah.