Dublin’s Westmoreland Lock Hospital was subsequently re-named St Margaret of Cortona.

The Westmoreland Lock Hospital was an institution that Dubliners hoped never to enter. Relocated to Townsend Street in 1792 to treat widespread venere(...)

Someone diagnosed with HIV at age 20 is, with treatment, expected to live to 73.

There is no legal obligation on a person with HIV to disclose their status, nor is there a law that provides a specific penalty for knowingly transmit(...)

Real efforts were made by the sisters of Our Lady of Charity to “do something” for the girls and younger women.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Recent research in Dublin, Caen, Angers and Rome, has put into the public domain new information on the Magdalene laundries of St Mary’s High Park and(...)