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Crowds to flock to senator George Mitchell lecture

Hundreds of people look set to attend a public lecture given by the man behind the historic Good Friday Peace Agreement.

The one-off lecture, being held in the University of St Andrews’ Younger Hall on the evening of Wednesday 19 April 2000, will be given by Senator George Mitchell who chaired the peace negotiations in Northern Ireland and spent a 14- year career in the Senate.

The lecture, entitled “Working for Peace in Northern Ireland”, is supported by Dr Donald Panoz, founder of the St Andrews Bay Golf Resort Spa and Conference Centre; Silberline Manufacturing Co. Inc; Faculty of Advocates and law firm Murray, Donald and Caithness.

The event, which is expected to attract around 600 people, is being held as part of the James Wilson Bicentennial Commemoration in honour of James Wilson, a distinguished 18th Century graduate of the University who died 200 years ago.

Senator Mitchell’s lecture will take place in the University of St Andrews’ Younger Hall, North Street, St Andrews at 8pm on Wednesday 19 April 2000. Invitations (which are free of charge) can be obtained from Eric Motley, Deans Court, St Andrews or via email em7@st-andrews.ac.uk up until Monday 15 April 2000.

NOTE TO EDITORS:- You are invited to send a reporter/photographer to the event in Younger Hall, North Street, St Andrews at 8pm on Wednesday 19 April 2000. Should you require any further information, please contact Eric Motley on telephone 01334 425043 or via email em7@st-andrews.ac.uk.

Issued by Beattie Media on behalf of the University of St Andrews For more information please contact Claire Grainger on 01334 462530, 07887 650072 or email cg24@st-andrews.ac.uk Ref: georgemitchell2/PR1923

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