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Dublin Festival of History 2017

The Dublin Festival of History is taking place between the 29th September and 14th October and there are plenty of medical related events taking place throughout the city, with full details of all events available in the festival programme here On Tuesday 3rd October, RCSI Archivist Susan Leyden gives a talk, Dissecting the Archives of the Royal College of Surgeons, which looks at the Heritage Collections of the RCSI as well as exploring the rich history of the college itself. The collections touch on medical, social, historical and personal events that have taken place over the last 250 years. A view of RCSI from 1810 Come along to Dublin City Library and Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, on Wednesday 4th October and hear how the St. John's Ambulance Welfare Department helped the poorest families in Dublin between 1925 and 1949. St.John's Ambulance fed Dublin's poorest Dr Kathleen Lynn In her talk Surgeons, Starlets and Storytellers Maeve Casserly explores the lives of