St Vincent's Hospital

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Occupation Florence Nightingale
FN unsuccessfully petitioned to join St Vincent's Hospital in Dublin for nursing experience; she applied again in 1852 but was put off on grounds that the buildings were under repair.
Scanlan, Pauline. The Irish Nurse: A Study of Nursing in Ireland. Drumlin, 1991.
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Timeline

1834
St Vincent's Hospital was opened in Dublin by the Irish Sisters of Charity ; this was the first formal training programme for Irish nurses, although only open to Catholics.