The exterior of the former Magdalene laundry on Sean McDermott St in Dublin. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Dublin city councillors are to meet on Wednesday to discuss plans to sell the former Magdalene laundry at Seán McDermott Street to a Japanese hotel ch(...)

Dave Hiernan from Blackrock during a demonstration at Government plans to hand ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital to the Sisters of Charity. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government must show clearly how the new National Maternity Hospital at St Vincent’s in Dublin will not in any way be under the control of its own(...)

The sole owner of the  National Maternity Hospital  will be St Vincent’s Healthcare Group, of which  Sisters of Charity are the shareholders. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Survivors of child abuse in residential institutions have expressed shock at the fact that the sole owner of the new National Maternity Hospital in so(...)

The entrance of the former Magdalene laundry on Stanhope Street North in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some of the survivors of the Magdalene laundries will receive their first compensation payments from the State before Christmas, Minister for Justice (...)

Magdalene survivor Mary Smyth: ‘The Government are dragging their heels on the issue.’ Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The death of another woman who had been in a Magdalene laundry has been met with fury and upset by a representative group who have questioned the ongo(...)

Survivors of Magdalene Laundries on their way into Leinster House to sit in the public gallery for the debate on the McAleese Magdalene report in February. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called on the four religious orders who ran the Magdalene laundries to “reflect” on their refusal to pay into a redress schem(...)

Survivors of the Magdalene laundries have described as ’utterly pointless’ a reported recommendation that there should be a reconciliation forum between them and the religious orders who ran the institutions. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The
Irish
Times

Survivors of the Magdalene laundries have described as “utterly pointless” a reported recommendation that there should be a reconciliation forum betwe(...)