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# Magdalene Laundries
"The nightmares will always be there": These Magdalene survivors tell their personal stories
We spoke to four survivors who told us their personal stories of their time in the laundries.
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'I think Magdalene survivors should be remembered one day every year'
Around 220 women are in Dublin as part of the Dublin Honours Magdalenes event
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'Ireland failed you' - President hosts Magdalene Survivors
Around 220 women, now in their 80s were in Dublin today.
# Survivors
Call for immediate compensation as second Magdalene survivor passes away
Kathleen Whelan is one of two members of Magdalene Survivors Together who has died this year before receiving compensation.
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Explainer: How can religious orders refuse to pay compensation to Magdalenes?
Why are the religious orders responsible for running the Magdalene Laundries not obliged to pay financial compensation to survivors?
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Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief'
Magdalene Survivors said the women who worked in the laundries are ‘flabbergasted’ that the State is allowing this to happen.
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Magdalene survivors "shocked and upset" by nun interview defending laundries
In an interview aired last night, two anonymous nuns defended the Magdalene laundries and said religious orders had no need to apologise.