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From: David Drake <>
Subject: Limerick asylum
Date: Sat, 25 Jul 1998 21:41:20 GMT
Does anyone know what happened to the Limerick asylum which was in existence in the 1840s to
1860s? I assume it was closed at some point. Was it exclusively for patients with mental or
emotional disturbances, or were people sent there for other reasons such as epilepsy?
Thanks for any information.