The unhealthiness of Irish towns, and the want of sanitary legislation
Citation:Mapother, E. D. 'The unhealthiness of Irish towns, and the want of sanitary legislation'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. IV Part XXXI, 1865/1866, pp250-275
In Waterford, Dr. Mackesy, and in Cork, Mr. W. d'E. Parker, have procured an expression of public opinion that a similar act is desirable in those cities, and I, being desirous that other towns should share the blessings of so good a measure, devoted a few leisure days, in the autumn, to visiting them. The unhealthiness of some of these provincial towns induced me to consult with your Society as to the best remedies for it, and I have, therefore, written this hasty paper, which I feel sets forth very imperfectly the immense importance of the subject. I have omitted those of my notes which refer to minute hygienic details.
Keywords:Public health legislation
Publisher:Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Series/Report no:Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. IV Part XXXI 1865/1866
Description:Read Tuesday, 19th December, 1865