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The National Maternity Hospital in Holles Street: It has been trying to find a new home for decades. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The row over the transfer of the National Maternity Hospital to a site owned by a religious order was the biggest story in Irish health this century, (...)

Fears are growing within the NMH that the Government could withdraw its support from its move to St Vincent’s. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The head of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) has warned its planned move to St Vincent’s hospital could be derailed by the “distraction” of (...)

The consultants  said they were ‘hugely excited’ at the relocation of the National Maternity Hospital at Holles Street to Elm Park. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Seven leading medical consultants in Dublin have said were “entirely satisfied” their clinical independence at the new National Maternity Hospital on (...)

St Vincent’s University Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital at Elm Park, will transfer to a new ‘not for profit’ body.

St Vincent’s University Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital at Elm Park, St Michael’s Hospital in Dun Laoghaire including its car parks and oth(...)

National Maternity Hospital at the St Vincent’s University Hospital campus

The Sisters of Charity have today confirmed they have received Vatican approval for the transfer ownership of the St Vincent’s Healthcare Group to a n(...)

National Maternity Hospital  at the St Vincent’s University Hospital campus, shown in the graphic above

The Sisters of Charity has urged there be no delay with the new hospital project at Elm Park in Dublin. They pointed out that expected Vatican approva(...)

 Coombe hospital: the bishops have no say in any maternity hospital in the State. None are run by the church. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Agitation over the Catholic bishops Code of Ethical Standards for Healthcare in recent weeks was greatly exaggerated. Relevant healthcare facilities (...)

The founder of the Sisters of Charity said her resource was the “Bank of Divine Providence”. Photograph: iStock

Let me write in praise of the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Diarmuid Martin. In overseeing the Dublin Diocesan Archive, he has ensured that its ab(...)

Sr Stanislaus Kennedy. Photograph: Alan Betson

The depiction of the Sisters of Charity during the recent controversy over the transfer of the National Maternity Hospital to St Vincent’s hospital wa(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: he is chairman of the maternity hospital’s board but he has not attended since becoming archbishop, he says. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said the board of the new National Maternity Hospital (NMH) must not remain “an anachronism of hist(...)

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