Ireland


Speaker Dr Phil Gorey (University College Dublin) Chair Dr Ciaran McCabe (Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University College Dublin) Title Municipal Gospel or necessity? Belfast Corporation and the regulation of midwives 1911-1918 Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 31 January 2019 Summary In 1911, Belfast Corporation sought […]

Belfast Corporation and the regulation of midwives 1911-1918


Speaker Dr Lynsey Black (Maynooth University) Chair Associate Professor Catherine Cox (University College Dublin) Title Diagnosing Insanity: Women, Murder and Mental Health in 20th-century Ireland Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 20 September 2018 Summary Mad, bad, sad – the familiar tropes deployed to explain women who […]

Diagnosing Insanity: Women, Murder and Mental Health in 20th-century Ireland





Speaker Dr David Durnin (UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University College Dublin) Chair Associate Professor Catherine Cox (Director of the UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University College Dublin) Title ‘It is our Duty’: Medical Provision and the Irish Experience of the First […]

Medical Provision and the Irish Experience of the First World ...


Speaker Dr James McGeachie (Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, University of Ulster) Chair Dr Fiachra Byrne (UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland) Title A Network of Enterprises and a Centre of Calculation: Becoming Sir William Wilde Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine […]

Becoming Sir William Wilde



Speaker Dr Rosemary Wall (University of Hull) Chair Dr David Durnin (UCD Centre for the History Medicine) Title The British Red Cross in 1916: Conscription, the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 6 October 2016 Summary […]

The British Red Cross in 1916


Speaker Dr Alice Mauger Chair Dr Catherine Cox (Director, UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland) Title The Cost of Insanity: Public, Voluntary and Private Asylum Care in Nineteenth-Century Ireland Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 4 February 2016 Summary How did Irish […]

The Cost of Insanity: Public, Voluntary and Private Asylum Care ...


His Grace the Archbishop of Dublin, Primate of Ireland, Most Rev. Edward J. Byrne. Source: Thirty First International Eucharistic Congress: A pictorial record (Dublin 1932)
Speaker Dr Lindsey Earner-Byrne (University College Dublin) Chair Dr Catherine Cox (Director, UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland) Title ‘Dear Father my health is broken down’: Writing health in Irish charity letters, 1922-1940 Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 18 September […]

Writing Health in Irish Charity Letters, 1922-1940



Severe fluorosis. US National Library of Medicine, Images from the History of Medicine, A020828. Public Domain.
Speaker John Borgonovo (University College Cork) Title Students at the Cork University Dental School and Hospital, 1913-1990. Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary While medical education has attracted the attention of […]

Students at the Cork University Dental School and Hospital, 1913-1990.