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The Life and Legacy of Jonathan Swift with Professor Jim Lucey

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Swift Lecture Theatre, St. Patrick's University Hospital

Steeven's Ln

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Professor Jim Lucey delves into Jonathan Swift's incredible footprint, not only on the written word, but on mental healthcare in Ireland.

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Jonathan Swift’s generosity and forward-thinking vision of a ‘home for fools and mad’ left a lasting impact on mental healthcare in Ireland through the creation of the country’s first mental health hospital.

Join the Medical Director of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services (SPMHS), Professor Jim Lucey, as he explores the services’ fascinating history, unique ties to its founder, and Swift’s continuing legacy in empowering the people of Ireland to live mentally healthy lives.

For more information on SPMHS' connection to Swift, please visit the 'History and Archives' section of our website.

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Steeven's Ln

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