The former  Magdalene Laundry in Donnybrook, Dublin 4, which is set to be redeveloped as apartments. The chimney stack will be retained. Photograph:  Alan Betson

An Bord Pleanála has approved plans for an apartment complex on the site of a former Magdalene Laundry in Donnybrook, Dublin 4. The Pembroke Partner(...)

Victims of the hepatitis C blood contamination scandal and Magdalene Laundry survivors will not pay tax on their compensation payments under previously unannounced measures in the Finance Bill. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Victims of the hepatitis C blood contamination scandal and Magdalene Laundry survivors will not pay tax on their compensation payments under previousl(...)

Former residents of Magdalene laundries lay a wreath on the mass unmarked graves of residents of Magdalene laundries in Glasnevin Cemetery in 2014. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Members of the public are invited to visit graves of Magdalene women around Ireland on Sunday. March 6th will mark the the fifth annual Flowers for (...)