Kelly Cover Final

Ada English: Patriot and Psychiatrist

€24.99€44.99

Brendan Kelly

This is the first biography of this remarkable Irish psychiatrist, who participated in the Easter Rising, the Civil War, and was elected as a Teachta Dála. Ada English revolutionised Ireland’s psychiatric services during her forty-year career at Ballinasloe District Asylum. Brendan Kelly’s biography is a celebration of an extraordinary life reflected in context with other female medical pioneers such as Kathleen Lynn and Dorothy Stopford Price.

Clear selection