The Medical World of Early Modern Ireland – Conference 3-4th September 2015

Conference: The Medical World of Early Modern Ireland, 1500-1750

This conference is taking place at Trinity College Dublin on 3-4 September as part of the Early Modern Practitioners Project. It will feature papers on a broad range of topics, including natural history, midwifery, witchcraft and Gaelic medicine. The research team from Early Modern Practitioners will also be presenting an overview of key aspects of their work.

Professor Marian Lyons of Maynooth University will deliver a keynote address on ‘The Professionalization of Medical Practice in Seventeenth-Century Ireland’.

To view the full programme and to register for this conference, please visit:

If you have any queries about the event, please contact Dr John Cunningham at