Monthly Archives: November 2013


A foppish medical student smoking a cigarette, a tankard is on top of his medical books; denoting a cavalier attitude. Lithograph, 1854. Wellcome Library, London
Speaker Dr Laura Kelly (CHOMI, UCD). Title “Some of these Gentlemen may be a little Wild”: Irish Medical Student Culture, Gentility and Professional Identity, c.1830-1900 Event Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 7 November 2013 Summary In 1831, sixteen-year-old Robert Thompson from Kilkenny began his medical […]

Irish Medical Student Culture, Gentility and Professional Identity, c.1830-1900


Speaker Dr Sean Lucey (Queen’s University Belfast) Title Municipal Health Care and Maternity and Child Welfare in Inter-War Belfast Event Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 17 October 2013 Summary: Maternity and Child Welfare in Inter-War Belfast In 1935 the Medical Officer for Health for Belfast, […]

Maternity and Child Welfare in Inter-War Belfast