Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

Covid & the Spanish Flu

The RCB Library has commissioned the historian Dr Ida Milne to produce a timely analysis piece on the influenza of 1918-1919 as viewed through the lens of the Church of Ireland Gazette for July’s Archive of the Month.

Dr Milne is a social historian and European history lecturer in Carlow College. Her principal research interest lies in the social history of disease and she also works on working lives in the newspaper industry and in medicine. An expert on the impact of infectious diseases on Irish society over the course of the 20th century, she is the…

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