CollectionCardinal John D'Alton Archive

Material relating to the Health Scheme, 1948-1952, includes:

Copy letter signed John C. McQuaid, Archbishop of Dublin, Primate of Ireland, addressed to Noël C. Browne, Esq., TD, MB, Minister for Health, expressing thanks for letter and a pamphlet which purports to explain the proposed Mother and Child Health Service. 'I welcome any legitimate improvement of medical services for those whose basic family wage or income does not readily assure the necessary facilities ... I regret, however, that, as I stated on the occasion when on behalf of the Hierarchy, I asked you Mother to meet me with Their Lordships of Ferns and Galway, I may not approve of the Mother and Child Health Service, as it is proposed by you to implement the Scheme.', 8 March 1951.

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Repository NameArmagh Diocesan Archive (RC)
AddressAra Coeli Cathedral Road Armagh
UK Postal CodeBT61 7QY
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CommentThe information listed from this repository was extracted in the late 1990s from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by staff of Armagh Diocesan Archive and we are grateful for their assistance. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.