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# sean-mcdermott-street - Monday 25 January, 2021

'It was like a jail': What should become of Ireland's last Magdalene Laundry?
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

'It was like a jail': What should become of Ireland's last Magdalene Laundry?

Jan 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,131 Views 49 Comments

It was the last laundry in the State to close in 1996 and has become a focal point for potential memorialisation.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Saturday 12 October, 2019

National College of Ireland in 'active discussions' with council over former Magdalene Laundry site
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

National College of Ireland in 'active discussions' with council over former Magdalene Laundry site

Oct 12th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,523 Views 10 Comments

The laundry on Sean McDermott Street was the last to close in the State in 1996.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Dublin City Council has 'no plan' to redevelop former Magdalene Laundry site
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

Dublin City Council has 'no plan' to redevelop former Magdalene Laundry site

Updated Oct 13th 2018, 8:50 AM 9,616 Views 26 Comments

Social Democrat councillor Gary Gannon says he does.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Council votes to block sale of Magdalene Laundry in Dublin's north inner city to hotel chain
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

Council votes to block sale of Magdalene Laundry in Dublin's north inner city to hotel chain

Sep 13th 2018, 9:30 PM 21,728 Views 74 Comments

Councillor Gary Gannon said the site can now become a place of “remembrance and learning”.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Dublin City Council says sale of former Magdalene Laundry site is 'chance of a lifetime'
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

Dublin City Council says sale of former Magdalene Laundry site is 'chance of a lifetime'

Sep 11th 2018, 10:40 AM 34,090 Views 55 Comments

Objections have been raised to the proposed sale of the site to a Japanese hotel chain.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Monday 3 September, 2018

Over 9,500 people sign petition to block sale of former Dublin Magdalene Laundry
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

Over 9,500 people sign petition to block sale of former Dublin Magdalene Laundry

Sep 3rd 2018, 5:28 PM 25,651 Views 40 Comments

A vote on whether to sell the Sean McDermott Street Magdalene Laundry to a Japanese hotel chain has been adjourned.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Magdalene Laundries: 'Memorial needed for women detained under heartless, vicious regime'
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# Honour Magdalenes

Magdalene Laundries: 'Memorial needed for women detained under heartless, vicious regime'

Apr 15th 2018, 6:00 PM 16,894 Views 78 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald argues work should begin on a memorial on the site of the Sean McDermott St Laundry.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Where does the sale of the Sean McDermott St Magdalene Laundry stand?
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# Dublin

Where does the sale of the Sean McDermott St Magdalene Laundry stand?

Apr 8th 2018, 7:45 AM 20,850 Views 40 Comments

A consultation process with 150 Magdalene survivors is to take place on the 5 and 6 June.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Funds from multimillion sale of Magdalene site to be used to refurb former school
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

Funds from multimillion sale of Magdalene site to be used to refurb former school

Dec 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 13,891 Views 29 Comments

Social Democrat councillor Gary Gannon said that it wasn’t good enough that the site would be used for another “soulless hotel”.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Magdalene memorial: 'I grew up in the shadow of that laundry'
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

Magdalene memorial: 'I grew up in the shadow of that laundry'

Dec 21st 2017, 7:00 AM 22,183 Views 34 Comments

If we are truly committed to remembering those darkest parts of our history, then we should preserve the Sean McDermott Street building as a living monument, writes Gary Gannon.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Monday 18 December, 2017

Dublin City Council assures there will be a memorial on Magdalene home site
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

Dublin City Council assures there will be a memorial on Magdalene home site

Dec 18th 2017, 11:05 PM 9,199 Views 12 Comments

The site on Sean McDermott Street is expected to be sold to a Japanese hotel chain.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Japanese hotel chain is 'likely' buyer for Magdalene Laundry site - councillor
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

Japanese hotel chain is 'likely' buyer for Magdalene Laundry site - councillor

Dec 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 19,366 Views 40 Comments

Plans for the site include a hotel, a student residence, a cultural amenity and ten residential units.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Gardaí investigating hit-and-run in Dublin's north inner-city
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

Gardaí investigating hit-and-run in Dublin's north inner-city

Oct 29th 2017, 12:57 PM 14,077 Views 4 Comments

A 24-year-old man was taken to hospital.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Friday 25 August, 2017

'Burn it to the ground': What should be done with Magdalene laundry buildings?
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# Sean Mcdermott Street

'Burn it to the ground': What should be done with Magdalene laundry buildings?

Aug 25th 2017, 5:50 PM 46,920 Views 98 Comments

A group of survivors and their families gathered at the back of a Dublin Magdalene laundry today to share their stories.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Friday 19 February, 2016

'Nobody deserves to die the way Neddy died' - Hutch family pleads for violence to end
# North Inner City
# North Inner City

'Nobody deserves to die the way Neddy died' - Hutch family pleads for violence to end

Feb 19th 2016, 3:05 PM 73,253 Views 71 Comments

The father-of-five was gunned down in his home on the night of 8 February.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Christmas trees are going to make Ireland €21m this year
# Tis The Season
# Tis The Season

Christmas trees are going to make Ireland €21m this year

Nov 22nd 2015, 8:15 AM 11,423 Views 18 Comments

Growers are going to have a busy few weeks – with 550,000 trees due to be harvested.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Saturday 25 May, 2013

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

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

May 25th 2013, 7:10 AM 20,889 Views 30 Comments

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.

# sean-mcdermott-street - Sunday 30 September, 2012

A life unlived: 35 years of slavery in a Magdalene Laundry
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# Heartbreaking

A life unlived: 35 years of slavery in a Magdalene Laundry

Sep 30th 2012, 1:00 PM 98,974 Views 101 Comments

One woman tells the story of her mother who was sent to a Laundry in Dublin at the age of 16 – and died there at the age of 51.