Homemade remidies, Old Cures, Etc.
The wealthier classes might have been able to afford a dentist but they were not assured of an excellent service
Famine is a failure of food production or distribution, resulting in dramatically increased mortality.
The last great polio epidemics plagued Ireland in the mid 1950s as well as the rest of Europe and America
TB was the AIDS of its day, a scourge that ravaged the country.