Surgeons at RCSI and the 1916 Rising

Title

Surgeons at RCSI and the 1916 Rising

Description

A selection of account of RCSI's surgeons present during the 1916 Rising

Creator

RCSI

Source

RCSI 'Surgeons and Insurgents' exhibition

Publisher

Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland

Contributor

Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland

Rights

RCSI

Format

.jpg photograph

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Collection Items

William Ireland de Courcy Wheeler
An account of William Ireland de Courcy Wheeler's involvement in the 1916 Rising as a surgeon in RCSI, and his treatment of over 200 soldiers during the Rising.

Richard Francis Tobin
An account of Richard Francis Tobin's involvement in the 1916 Rising as a surgeon at St. Vincent's Hospital, Dublin, who sought to inform the insurgents of their vulnerability in their positions at St. Stephen's Green.

Euphan Montgomerie Maxwell
An account of Maxwell's involvement as a surgeon at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, and the temporary hospital at 40 Merrion Square, during the 1916 Rising.

Sir Charles Alexander Cameron
An account of Sir Charles Alexander Cameron,professor of Hygeine and Political Medicine, and his involvement in the 1916 Rising as a surgeon at RCSI.

Charles Hatchett Hyland
An account of Charles Hatchett Hyland's involvement in the 1916 Rising. As a dentist living on Mount Street, Hyland used what skills he had relating to medicine to treat the wounded during Easter Week 1916.

Michael Francis Cox
An account of Michael Francis Cox's involvement in the 1916 Rising. Cox was a well-established physician associated with St. Vincent's hospital, the Coombe Hospital, and Temple Street Children's Hospital. During the 1916 Rising, he tended to the…

John Stephen McArdle
McArdle was a specialist in anatomical surgery, focussing on the treatment of fractures. During the Rising, he tended to the wounded at St. Vincent's Hospital.

Sir Thomas Myles
Myles was a surgeon in Richmond Hospital during the 1916 Rising, and spent the week treating the wounded, the first of which was Dublin Metropolitan Police Constable, James O'Brien. Myles set up a temporary hospital unit at Father Mathew Hall after…

Surgeons at RCSI and the 1916 Rising
A brief account of the impact of surgeons and medical staff in Dublin's hospitals during the 1916 Rising.
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