Sylvester O'Halloran

















































Sylvester O’Halloran 1728-1807

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Born in Limerick. He helped to found the County Limerick Infirmary. He wrote important works on glaucoma and gangrene as well as historical works. These include A New Treatise on the Glaucoma or Cataract, Proposals for the Advancement of Surgery in Ireland (which led to the setting up of the Royal College of Surgeons of  Ireland), An Introduction to the Study of the History and Antiquities of Ireland, A General History of Ireland and Ierne Defended. He is buried in Limerick.

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