Dr. Barbara Maive Stokes was a paediatrician who dedicated her time to championing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities. A woman who never took no for an answer and was unapologetically forthright and determined to break the mould of institutional care in Ireland.

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Dr. Barbara Stokes – Ep 01

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  1. Very interesting, and thank you to my cousin Andrew O’Hanlon for sending me this. As Andrew mentioned, there have been 25 doctors in the Stokes family tree – I sent him the list I had compiled! – and Barbara is the last one in Ireland but there three still alive in England, Dr Julian Stokes (Barbara’s third cousin once removed) and Dr Tara Hardisty and Professor Esther Crawley (Barbara’s third cousins twice removed).

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