All Blog Posts Tagged 'Medicine' (7)


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From Dunkirk to Nagasaki, The Long War of Dr. Aidan MacCarthy

Aidan MacCarthy crouched low in the air raid shelter he and the other prisoners of war had dug themselves. They had seen two American B-29 bombers flying toward the city of Nagasaki before they went into the shelter. A few POWs had stayed outside, though, wanting…

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Added by Joe Gannon on October 13, 2017 at 10:30pm — 5 Comments


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Dr. Kathleen Lynn -- Irish Rebel, Politician and Humanitarian

Kathleen Lynn has been described as one of the great Irish humanitarians of the 20th century. Her influence extended throughout Irish society with her work in hospital medicine, her fight against poverty and disease, her career as a politician…

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Added by That's Just How It Was on August 1, 2016 at 7:30am — 2 Comments


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Mary Brady: Angel of the Battlefield

There are perhaps no participants in war who see more of the agony and despair that it brings to humanity than the doctors and nurses who tend to its physically and mentally broken combatants. During the American Civil War, many women with no medical background took up…

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Added by Joe Gannon on May 3, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments


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Irish-Born James Barry, UK's First Transgender Physician

Dr. James Miranda Stuart Barry was born Margaret Ann Bulkley. Her parents were thought to be Jeremiah and Mary-Ann Bulkley. However, there is some speculation about the biological father. Barry's place of birth is usually given as Cork, and Barry's…

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Added by That's Just How It Was on December 2, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Cork-Born MD a Hero, Patron for Buffalo's Laborers, Clergy

I ran across a man and his daughter lost in the 19th century history of Buffalo, Dr. John Cronyn (pictured) and Juliana Cronyn. They were extraordinary people by any stretch of the imagination.

John Cronyn was born in Blackrock, a suburb of Cork City, in 1825 and moved with his parents to Toronto. He finished first in his medical…

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Added by William J. Donohue on August 25, 2015 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Open invitation to my Celtic extended family seeking affordable healthcare in NYC!

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To my NYC Celtic family, are seeking affordable quality healthcare? Family Physician, Dr. Tommy O, is inviting you to join him at his brand new medical office in Upper East Side, Manhattan, NYC. Membership medicine, Better Care and Low Cost. Attached, find a business care and a link to my website. I look forward to seeing you. God Bless with continued Celtic Success!…

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Added by Dr. Thomas G. O'Brien II on April 8, 2015 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Patricia Horne: Irish Surgeon in Africa

Patricia Horne is an Irish medical doctor who worked in Nigeria during in the 1950s at one of several medical missionary hospitals managed by Irish Catholic religious orders.

Horne…

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Added by The Wild Geese on March 3, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

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