Dr Maccon J.C. MacNamara
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Dr Maccon J.C. MacNamara


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Recording No: 175

Theme: Medicine

Interviewee: Dr Maccon J.C. MacNamara
Date of Birth: 1936
Interview location: Corofin, Co. Clare
Recorded by: Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore
Series Title: 1922-2022: A Century of Change (part 2)
Date Recorded: 30/06/2020
Recording Length: 1:11:39 and 1:02:27

Keywords: Four generations MacNamara doctors in Corofin from 1826; Quakers in family line; Country Doctor 1960s/70s; Dispensary system; Changes in General Practice 1960s; Home births; House calls; UCG Medical School 1950s; Rotunda Dublin; Postmortems by G.P. Red Ticket Medical; Two tier health system; Tuberculosis; National Athletic Champions 1950s; Champion High Jumper; Spanish National Catholic Students Athletes 1950s; Sonny Murphy Olympian; 1969 Flu Pandemic; Treating tick, scabies, mental illness, depression; Rural pubs.

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1922-2022 A Century of Change (part 2)

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Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe

Date Recorded


Location of Recording

Corofin, Co. Clare