Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2012

240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719088353

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (06)

Irish Women in Medicine, c.1880s-1920s

Origins, Education and Careers

Laura Kelly

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first comprehensive study of the history of women in medical education and the medical profession in Ireland
  • Contrasts with previous histories, proposing that there existed favourable attitudes towards the admission of women to the medical profession
  • Highlights the distinctiveness of Irish medical education in contrast with Britain
  • Highlights patterns of migration of women doctors between Britain and Ireland and illuminates differences in career trends between the two countries