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#Nuns

# nuns - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Consultant obstetrician: Women of Ireland deserve modern maternity care - we're listening to them
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Consultant obstetrician: Women of Ireland deserve modern maternity care - we're listening to them

Updated May 17th 2022, 1:13 PM 13,823 Views 8 Comments

Professor Mary Higgins of the National Maternity Hospital says the health of Irish women is driving need for a new campus.

# nuns - Saturday 7 May, 2022

Historian: Our distrust of religious institutions with healthcare is rooted in the past
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Historian: Our distrust of religious institutions with healthcare is rooted in the past

Updated May 7th 2022, 12:45 PM 24,473 Views 52 Comments

Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley says Ireland’s history illustrates that the healthcare of women often came second to a Catholic moral code.

# nuns - Thursday 3 June, 2021

National Maternity Hospital: Sisters of Charity urge Minister for Health to complete transfer to State
# New Maternity Hospital
# New Maternity Hospital

National Maternity Hospital: Sisters of Charity urge Minister for Health to complete transfer to State

Jun 3rd 2021, 2:07 PM 14,721 Views 17 Comments

The Religious Sisters of Charity announced their intention to “gift” the land at St Vincent’s Hospital in south Dublin last year.

# nuns - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Dublin nuns in planning battle to protect their right to 'worship in peace and safety'
# Dublin 4
# Dublin 4

Dublin nuns in planning battle to protect their right to 'worship in peace and safety'

Jun 2nd 2021, 5:55 PM 68,795 Views 48 Comments

Kerry man Derek Twiss is seeking planning permission to construct two apartments at Lansdowne Terrace.

# nuns - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Nun who broke planning laws to set up west Cork hermitage given until next summer to vacate premises
# Intervention
# Intervention

Nun who broke planning laws to set up west Cork hermitage given until next summer to vacate premises

Sep 22nd 2020, 6:45 PM 27,958 Views 0 Comments

Two runs continue to live on the property.

# nuns - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Three Irish nuns had their pensions restored after intervention by the Ombudsman
# Divine Intervention
# Divine Intervention

Three Irish nuns had their pensions restored after intervention by the Ombudsman

Oct 10th 2019, 8:51 AM 25,256 Views 30 Comments

The sisters’ payments stopped after they returned from Portugal to live in Ireland.

# nuns - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Nuns accused of 'run and grab all' as Bessborough campus put up for sale
# Cork
# Cork

Nuns accused of 'run and grab all' as Bessborough campus put up for sale

Oct 9th 2019, 11:09 PM 37,309 Views 46 Comments

€30 million in State funding has been spent on the site over the last two decades.

# nuns - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Pope admits that priests and bishops sexually abused nuns
# Pope
# Pope

Pope admits that priests and bishops sexually abused nuns

Feb 6th 2019, 3:30 PM 28,713 Views 62 Comments

His admission followed a rare outcry last week from the Vatican’s women’s magazine over the sexual abuse of nuns.

# nuns - Friday 24 August, 2018

Nuns among 12 arrested in Scotland over abuse allegations
# Smyllum Park
# Smyllum Park

Nuns among 12 arrested in Scotland over abuse allegations

Aug 24th 2018, 9:53 PM 50,288 Views 0 Comments

Over 10,000 children had passed through the orphanage since it was established in 1864.

# nuns - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers
# India
# India

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers

Jul 5th 2018, 9:50 PM 59,060 Views 104 Comments

A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity were arrested today.

# nuns - Saturday 9 June, 2018

'The nun made us put our hands on electrical panels to get an electric shock'
# Frances' Story
# Frances' Story

'The nun made us put our hands on electrical panels to get an electric shock'

Jun 9th 2018, 10:00 PM 88,278 Views 91 Comments

Abandoned, abused and abducted – this is one woman’s Magdalene story.

# nuns - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Everyone else give up now, these nuns in Galway have made the best Snow Sister
# Snownun
From The Daily Edge
# Snownun

Everyone else give up now, these nuns in Galway have made the best Snow Sister

Mar 4th 2018, 3:39 PM 20,495 Views 4 Comments

This is so wholesome.

# nuns - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says the State needs to get maternity hospital site 'by any means'
# Hand It Over
# Hand It Over

Mary Lou McDonald says the State needs to get maternity hospital site 'by any means'

Apr 30th 2017, 2:45 PM 15,214 Views 88 Comments

The controversy over the proposed National Maternity Hospital is continuing.

# nuns - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Holles Street board re-endorses deal to move maternity hospital
# St Vincent's
# St Vincent's

Holles Street board re-endorses deal to move maternity hospital

Apr 26th 2017, 9:20 PM 29,533 Views 234 Comments

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris said the compulsory purchase of the site is ‘not the solution’.

# nuns - Friday 10 March, 2017

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD

Mar 10th 2017, 12:40 PM 21,733 Views 149 Comments

“Age should not diminish responsibility,” said the Independent Alliance TD.

# nuns - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'She sent my child away, I never saw him again': Mother tells how nun told her to 'forget' about child
# Need To Know Why
# Need To Know Why

'She sent my child away, I never saw him again': Mother tells how nun told her to 'forget' about child

Mar 8th 2017, 10:07 PM 26,444 Views 61 Comments

Her baby was buried in Glasnevin, and was told “there’s twenty eight babies on top of him”.

# nuns - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

'Straight away you could feel the horror of it': Nuns 'changed baby's name so he'd be easier to sell'
# Left To Die
# Left To Die

'Straight away you could feel the horror of it': Nuns 'changed baby's name so he'd be easier to sell'

Mar 7th 2017, 9:14 PM 47,165 Views 127 Comments

Bridget said her son’s name was changed from William to Gerard as he would be easier to offload.

# nuns - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'It came as a big shock to find my mother was being locked in and tortured like I was'
# Magdalene Laundry
# Magdalene Laundry

'It came as a big shock to find my mother was being locked in and tortured like I was'

Jan 14th 2017, 7:45 AM 30,294 Views 35 Comments

A mother and daughter are campaigning for the children of Magdalene women to receive a State apology.

# nuns - Saturday 27 August, 2016

"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns

Aug 27th 2016, 10:25 AM 18,870 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged with two counts of capital murder.

# nuns - Friday 26 August, 2016

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home
# Durant
# Durant

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home

Aug 26th 2016, 10:39 PM 34,212 Views 47 Comments

The two nuns provided almost all the care at the local clinic.

# nuns - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Irish nuns stay in South Sudan to care for schoolgirls despite outbreak of violence
# Selfless
# Selfless

Irish nuns stay in South Sudan to care for schoolgirls despite outbreak of violence

Jul 14th 2016, 2:04 PM 14,743 Views 21 Comments

The Loreto order said the two nuns are doing well “but it’s an anxious time”.

# nuns - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Pope Francis tells priests and nuns to stop 'dropping gossip bombs' and to bite their tongues
# Telling Tales
# Telling Tales

Pope Francis tells priests and nuns to stop 'dropping gossip bombs' and to bite their tongues

Feb 3rd 2016, 6:10 AM 17,913 Views 116 Comments

Gossip-loving priests and nuns have been warned!

# nuns - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Meet the order of nuns who have been praying non-stop for 137 years
# Perpetual Adoration
# Perpetual Adoration

Meet the order of nuns who have been praying non-stop for 137 years

Nov 7th 2015, 3:00 PM 24,959 Views 60 Comments

At 11 am on 1 August 1878, a group of Franciscan sisters began praying at a convent in Wisconsin. They’re still going.

# nuns - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Katy Perry wants to buy a former convent, but the nuns are having none of it
# Unholy Battle
# Unholy Battle

Katy Perry wants to buy a former convent, but the nuns are having none of it

Jul 25th 2015, 3:00 PM 24,691 Views 24 Comments

Perry has visited the nuns, reportedly singing for them and telling them that she hopes to live on the property with her mother and grandmother.

# nuns - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Irish nun rescued after three days stuck in a lift
# Divine Intervention
# Divine Intervention

Irish nun rescued after three days stuck in a lift

Jun 9th 2015, 12:24 PM 21,291 Views 31 Comments

The 58-year-old was with another nun from New Zealand in the Rome convent.

# nuns - Monday 23 March, 2015

Nuns let out of convent to meet Pope. All hell breaks loose!
# Holy Show
# Holy Show

Nuns let out of convent to meet Pope. All hell breaks loose!

Mar 23rd 2015, 10:05 PM 55,696 Views 66 Comments

Sisters please!

# nuns - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Nuns (including one pregnant one) protest Fifty Shades screenings in Sligo and Reading
# Careful Now
From The Daily Edge
# Careful Now

Nuns (including one pregnant one) protest Fifty Shades screenings in Sligo and Reading

Feb 14th 2015, 3:15 PM 9,101 Views 5 Comments

God bless us.

# nuns - Friday 30 January, 2015

VIDEO: Five young men and women explain why they became priests and nuns
# Found Their Calling
# Found Their Calling

VIDEO: Five young men and women explain why they became priests and nuns

Jan 30th 2015, 3:30 PM 19,980 Views 66 Comments

One thing is certain, nuns can’t play table tennis.

# nuns - Monday 8 September, 2014

Three Italian nuns found brutally murdered at Burundi convent
# Horrific
# Horrific

Three Italian nuns found brutally murdered at Burundi convent

Sep 8th 2014, 7:04 PM 23,763 Views 47 Comments

Pope Francis has offered his condolences after the horrific murders.

# nuns - Monday 1 September, 2014

These Dublin nuns have just done the holiest ice bucket challenge yet
# Sister Act
From The Daily Edge
# Sister Act

These Dublin nuns have just done the holiest ice bucket challenge yet

Sep 1st 2014, 6:03 PM 34,514 Views 37 Comments

Well holy God, they’re drenched.

# nuns - Friday 15 August, 2014

Sr Paula Buckley died just days short of 50 years as a nun
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Sr Paula Buckley died just days short of 50 years as a nun

Aug 15th 2014, 7:05 PM 28,260 Views 23 Comments

She and Sr Imelda Carew died after swimming at Inch, Co Kerry last night.

'Wonderful women': Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident
# Tragic
# Tragic

'Wonderful women': Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident

Aug 15th 2014, 2:36 PM 22,292 Views 17 Comments

Sisters Imelda Crew and Paula Buckley had been enjoying a holiday in Kerry.

# nuns - Saturday 5 July, 2014

The numbers of priests and nuns in Ireland are dropping
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

The numbers of priests and nuns in Ireland are dropping

Jul 5th 2014, 6:40 PM 15,350 Views 211 Comments

In Dublin diocese there are now just two priests under the age of 40.

# nuns - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Adoption Rights Alliance cautiously welcomes inquiry into mother and baby homes
# Babies
# Babies

Adoption Rights Alliance cautiously welcomes inquiry into mother and baby homes

Jun 11th 2014, 8:08 AM 4,431 Views 39 Comments

The group also want assurances new legislation regarding adoption information and tracing be considered.

# nuns - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Memorial event remembers women incarcerated in Magdalene laundries
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Memorial event remembers women incarcerated in Magdalene laundries

Mar 2nd 2014, 7:05 PM 8,574 Views 22 Comments

The event was held in Glasnevin Cemetery today.

# nuns - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Memorial for those incarcerated in Wexford Magdalene Laundry to be held tomorrow
# Magdalene Laundry
# Magdalene Laundry

Memorial for those incarcerated in Wexford Magdalene Laundry to be held tomorrow

Mar 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 8,301 Views 7 Comments

The organisers say the memorial is a time where people can reflect, lay flowers, read a poem and spend a quiet moment at the graveside.

# nuns - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Twelve nuns abducted by Syrian opposition fighters
# Syrian Conflict
# Syrian Conflict

Twelve nuns abducted by Syrian opposition fighters

Dec 3rd 2013, 9:49 PM 8,210 Views 25 Comments

The Greek Orthodox nuns and three other women were seized at a convent in the village of Maaloula yesterday.

# nuns - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Adoption Explainer: What’s the first step to take if you want to trace your parents
# Search
# Search

Adoption Explainer: What’s the first step to take if you want to trace your parents

Dec 1st 2013, 8:45 AM 14,347 Views 17 Comments

There are a couple of routes you can take, says the Adoption Authority of Ireland, but added there are delays, so you should start your search as soon as possible.

# nuns - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 28th 2013, 9:45 AM 11,073 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# nuns - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Caption competition: What are these nuns saying to the garda?
# Caption This
# Caption This

Caption competition: What are these nuns saying to the garda?

Jul 25th 2013, 3:45 PM 16,217 Views 91 Comments

What do you reckon?

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