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History and the Irish Health Service a repeating tale

Health, Medicine & Politics in Ireland 1900-1970 by Dr Ruth Barrington is a fascinating and very informative read covering the key events, legislation and personalities that created healthcare structures in Ireland up until 1970 which in the main persist to the present day. Although the books endpoint is before the creation of the Health Boards, … Continue reading

Paws for thought… Why your local animal shelter rocks

As those who follow me on Twitter know, we have a Parson Terrier dog named Vimes. We have had the supreme pleasure of his company and companionship for the last year and a half after taking him from the Limerick Animal Welfare rescue shelter located in Kilfinane Co. Limerick. Since adopting Vimes I receive regular … Continue reading

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