23 July-Abraham Colles

The Colles fracture is called after him and he was professor of surgery at the Royal College Surgeons Ireland. Abraham Colles was born in Millmount, the site of the Black Quarry that produced Kilkenny Marble, near Kilkenny city in 1773 On This Day

Kilkenny marble photo

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