The Mater: where the sisters stood up to the Black and Tans. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Sr Eugene Nolan has written a fascinating history of the Mater hospital, Caring for the Nation, published by Gill & Macmillan. She describes tense(...)

Sister Eugene Nolan

One of two nuns on the board of the Mater hospital in Dublin has stressed it “won’t be performing abortions” following the introduction of the Protect(...)