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07-10-2018, 12:08   #1
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In Ireland unlike in many other countries surgeons are not referred to as Dr. they are referred to as Mr. or Miss. due to historical reasons. What is the Irish term for surgeon? Is it Dr?
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In Ireland unlike in many other countries surgeons are not referred to as Dr. they are referred to as Mr. or Miss. due to historical reasons. What is the Irish term for surgeon? Is it Dr?
Máinlia.
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In Ireland unlike in many other countries surgeons are not referred to as Dr. they are referred to as Mr. or Miss. due to historical reasons. What is the Irish term for surgeon? Is it Dr?
I'm not aware of any special term; as there is no historical tradition here, I'd suggest just Dochtúir.
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well to go with the 'Mr'/'Ms' that we go with when addressing consultants in Ireland (they get mighty upset if you call them Dr. X) perhaps:
"An t-Uasal X" -- with X been their surname.

Of cours some consultants are also professors in teaching hospitals, so I imagine ye'd address them as 'an t-Ollamh X'
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