The Gilmartin Lecture 2015

Dr Joe Tracey, retired Consultant Anaesthetist


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His lecture was entitled ‘250 years at 22 Merrion Square. The story of the house and the specialty’.


Dr Joe Tracey was a consultant anaesthetist in Beaumont  and director of the National Poisons Information centre from 1985 until his retirement in 2010.


He has been involved with the College for 25 years , initially as an examiner in the primary and  laterally as a member of council. He was in turn chairman of the primary exam, Chair of education, Vice-president and director of the M.Sc.


In 2011 he became involved with the Merrion Square Innovation Network, a group convened by Bord Failte to advise on the development of the square recognizing its status as the premier Georgian square in the city. This stimulated his interest in the history of the house and the square. He has also been involved in the preliminary analysis and report on the development of a college archive.


He is married to Marie for nearly forty years. They have four adult children and two grandchildren. His hobbies /interests are swimming, fishing, French and Leinster rugby.





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