A Dublin Student Doctor: An Irish Country Novel (Irish by Patrick Taylor PDF

By Patrick Taylor

ISBN-10: 0765326736

ISBN-13: 9780765326737

Patrick Taylor’s committed readers understand medical professional Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly as a pugnacious doctor within the old fashioned Irish village of Ballybucklebo. Now Taylor turns again the clock to offer us a portrait of the younger Fingal—and express us the pivotal occasions that formed the guy he may become.In the Nineteen Thirties, clean from a stint within the Royal army Reserve, and opposed to the needs of his disapproving father, Fingal O’Reilly is going to Dublin to check drugs. Fingal and his fellow aspiring medical professionals face the exhausting calls for of Trinity university and Sir Patrick Dun’s health facility. The hours are lengthy and the situations difficult, yet Fingal manages to discover time to field and play rugby—and to romance a fetching, gray-eyed nurse named Kitty O’Hallorhan. Dublin is a urban of slums and tenements, the place brutal poverty breeds illnesses that the constrained scientific wisdom of the time is frequently ill-equipped to address. His academics warn Fingal to not develop into too connected to his sufferers, yet can he really harden himself to the anguish he sees throughout him—or can he give you the chance to deal with his sufferers with no breaking his middle? A Dublin scholar health practitioner is a relocating, deeply human tale that may contact longtime lovers in addition to readers who're assembly health care professional Fingal O’Reilly for the first actual time.

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He turned back. “I’m Doctor O’Reilly. ” “Doctor? Thank God for that, sir. A motorcyclist took a purler on an oil slick, you know. ” Barry handed O’Reilly his bag. ” He spoke to the short man. ” “Right enough. ” He started walking. O’Reilly yelled, “Kitty. Kinky. There’s been an accident. ” Kitty would have the wit to pull the car over to the verge. ” O’Reilly marched straight to the little crowd. Time to use the voice that could be heard over a gale when he’d served on the battleship HMS Warspite.

Must Often Wipe a Bloody Nose 38. I Am Disappointed 39. Success Is Counted Sweetest 40. The Foxes Have Holes 41. From His Mother’s Womb Untimely Ripp’d 42. Give Crowns and Pounds and Guineas, But Not Your Heart Away 43. To Change What We Can; To Better What We Can 44. Home and Rest on the Couch 45. Blood Will Have Blood 46. This Is the Beginning of the End 47. Vaulting Ambition, Which O’erleaps Itself 48. If You Can Meet with Success and Failure 49. The Wheel Is Come Full Circle Afterword Glossary Author’s Note By Patrick Taylor Copyright 1 It’s a Long, Long Road from Which There Is No Return Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly, Doctor Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly, edged the long-bonnetted Rover out of the car park.

O’Reilly was thoughtful as he stepped down from the ambulance into the brightly lit bay outside the Royal Victoria Hospital’s casualty department. Young Fingal had found something very useful to do. He had, literally, run away to sea. O’Reilly walked to the back of the vehicle and waited for the attendants. They’d gone to bring hospital orderlies to load Donal onto a trolley then take him inside. O’Reilly and Kitty would follow. If they’d been relatives they’d have been told to stay in the waiting room, but as members of their professions they’d go with Donal.

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