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# nuns - Thursday 10 October, 2019

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

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

€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

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

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

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'

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

# nuns - Sunday 4 March, 2018

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

# nuns - Sunday 30 April, 2017

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

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 This post contains videos

Holles Street board re-endorses deal to move maternity hospital

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

“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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

# nuns - Saturday 14 February, 2015

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

# nuns - Friday 30 January, 2015

VIDEO: Five young men and women explain why they became priests and nuns Found Their Calling This post contains videos

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

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

# nuns - Monday 8 September, 2014

Three Italian nuns found brutally murdered at Burundi convent

Pope Francis has offered his condolences after the horrific murders.

# nuns - Monday 1 September, 2014

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

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

Well holy God, they’re drenched.

# nuns - Friday 15 August, 2014

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

Memorial event remembers women incarcerated in Magdalene laundries

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

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

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

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

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

# nuns - Thursday 25 July, 2013

# nuns - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Seanad insists it’s relevant, talks about fanny; parades mar riots; Magdalene nuns coach banking execs.

# nuns - Thursday 18 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# nuns - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

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.

# nuns - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Gone for good: Last Magdalene laundry to be converted into houses and sold

There are calls for a monument or museum to be built on the site to remember the women forced to stay in the institution in Dublin’s inner city.

# nuns - Friday 8 February, 2013

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet with Magdalene survivors

Eamon Gilmore said the government is eager to listen to the women about their needs and about what its response to the report should be.

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