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The Star: September 06, 2018

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The Star 19 Local News News Now Surgeon’s surprise link to Irish insurrection • By Sophie Cornish CHRISTCHURCH surgeon Professor Frank Frizelle was receiving an international award in Ireland when he discovered family links to the 1916 Easter Rising. Prof Frizelle travelled to Dublin in July to receive one of the highest honours, an honorary fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Every award recipient received a citation written about them, from a college council member. “You never know what they are going to say until they say it,” said Prof Frizelle. “He (Professor Paul Burke) found a lot of stuff out that I never knew about; such as my great-grandfather had written to the Irish Government in his role as some sort of administrator, suggesting that they let go the leaders of the 1916 rebellion, however, they ignored him and shot them, eventually helping turning the tide of the popular feeling for independence,” he said. Prof Frizelle’s, great grandfather, Nicholas Frizelle, was county manager at a town named Wexford. He sent a letter to Michael O’Rahilly, also known as The O’Rahilly, an Irish republican and nationalist who was the founding member of the Irish Volunteers in 1913. In the letter, he informed him the Wexford County Council had adopted a resolution requesting the Lord Lieutenant, who was Lord Wimborne, to cancel the orders for the imprisonment of Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi the Irish Volunteers, who were held after the Easter Rising. The Easter Rising, was an armed insurrection in Ireland during Easter Week, April 1916. It was launched by Irish Republicans to end the British rule in Ireland and establish an independent Irish Republic, while the United Kingdom was heavily engaged in World War 1. Prof Frizelle was unaware about his great grandfather’s letter and only knew that his parents have Irish heritage. The fellowship he received recognises his global leadership in surgery. It comes on the back of groundbreaking research from Prof Frizelle and his Otago University and Canterbury District Health Board research teams, who recently identified a toxic bug they Thursday September 6 2018 Fire rages, homes at risk DISCOVERY: A council member from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Paul Burke (left) surprised Christchurch surgeon Professor Frank Frizelle during a citation where he revealed to Prof Frizelle his family has links to the 1916 Easter Rising. Prof Frizelle’s great-grandfather Nicholas Frizelle (above, middle) was the family member involved. believe may cause bowel cancer. It could lead to a life-saving vaccine or an early detection test for the disease. Prof Frizelle said he was “delighted and privileged” to be recognised with the award which came “out of the blue.” He is a surgeon at Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch Colorectal in St Albans, editor in chief of The New Zealand Medical Journal and head of university department of surgery at Otago University. It takes plenty of sausage sizzles to be a Canterbury local... Now you can get there with just one card. At Challenge, we value your business, and we value being local. That’s why we’ve found a way to say thank you, as well as giving you a great way to contribute to your local community. Join now at mychallenge.co.nz. My Challenge. Locals get it. mychallenge.co.nz Terms & conditions apply Earn points Save on fuel Give to your community