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#Sisters of Charity

# sisters-of-charity - Friday 8 May, 2020

National Maternity Hospital: Sisters of Charity to transfer ownership of St Vincent's land to the State
# Dublin
# Dublin

National Maternity Hospital: Sisters of Charity to transfer ownership of St Vincent's land to the State

May 8th 2020, 12:13 PM 54,709 Views 74 Comments

In 2017 the sisters stepped down from the board of the hospital group.

# sisters-of-charity - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'It was clear that public opinion influenced the Sisters of Charity's decision'
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

'It was clear that public opinion influenced the Sisters of Charity's decision'

May 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,022 Views 18 Comments

But who now owns the National Maternity Hospital? The government still needs to clarify its position.

# sisters-of-charity - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'We still don't know how the government will ensure an autonomous maternity hospital'
# Column
# Column

'We still don't know how the government will ensure an autonomous maternity hospital'

May 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 140 Views 53 Comments

Trust will need to be restored so that we do not lose sight of the grand prize, a new National Maternity Hospital for Irish citizens, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# sisters-of-charity - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Pictures: Over 1,500 protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital
# Protest
# Protest

Pictures: Over 1,500 protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital

May 7th 2017, 5:46 PM 13,460 Views 122 Comments

Campaign organisation Uplift presented a viral petition printed on 50 feet sheets of card to the gathered crowd.

'Complete outrage': Protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital happening today
# Petition
# Petition

'Complete outrage': Protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital happening today

May 7th 2017, 7:15 AM 13,123 Views 114 Comments

A petition against the order owning the hospital has been signed by over 100,000 people.

# sisters-of-charity - 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 15,166 Views 88 Comments

The controversy over the proposed National Maternity Hospital is continuing.

Religion and health care: What role does the Catholic Church play in Irish hospitals?
# Faith
# Faith

Religion and health care: What role does the Catholic Church play in Irish hospitals?

Apr 30th 2017, 7:30 AM 19,739 Views 98 Comments

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is seeking his own removal as chair of Holles Street.

# sisters-of-charity - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Ex-Holles Street master resigns from board in maternity hospital row
# Dr Peter Boylan
# Dr Peter Boylan

Ex-Holles Street master resigns from board in maternity hospital row

Apr 27th 2017, 2:30 PM 68,771 Views 243 Comments

The Taoiseach has said Dr Peter Boylan’s resignation is a matter for himself.

# sisters-of-charity - 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 29,449 Views 234 Comments

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

Factfind: Could compulsory purchase be used for the maternity hospital and what would it cost?
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

Factfind: Could compulsory purchase be used for the maternity hospital and what would it cost?

Apr 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 19,205 Views 85 Comments

The St. Vincent’s site is the preferred site for the hospital.

# sisters-of-charity - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Here is the deal reached by St Vincent's and Holles Street over the new National Maternity Hospital
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

Here is the deal reached by St Vincent's and Holles Street over the new National Maternity Hospital

Apr 25th 2017, 10:37 PM 21,967 Views 117 Comments

The agreement reached in November between the two hospitals was released today to the public.

St Vincent's chairman: Any legal medical procedure will be carried out at new maternity hospital
# Clinical Independence
# Clinical Independence

St Vincent's chairman: Any legal medical procedure will be carried out at new maternity hospital

Apr 25th 2017, 5:36 PM 13,448 Views 108 Comments

The National Maternity Hospital project has been mired in controversy in recent weeks.

# sisters-of-charity - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Apr 23rd 2017, 2:29 PM 40,410 Views 163 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.

# sisters-of-charity - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Accused of being 'hapless, helpless and hopeless', Harris wants 'cool heads' on maternity hospital
# Big Picture
# Big Picture

Accused of being 'hapless, helpless and hopeless', Harris wants 'cool heads' on maternity hospital

Apr 22nd 2017, 2:32 PM 16,268 Views 117 Comments

Addressing doctors today, Minister Harris sought to provide assurances on the project.

# sisters-of-charity - Friday 21 April, 2017

St Vincent’s Healthcare Group to review plans for National Maternity Hospital
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

St Vincent’s Healthcare Group to review plans for National Maternity Hospital

Apr 21st 2017, 6:09 PM 23,632 Views 165 Comments

The development has been mired in controversy this week.

# sisters-of-charity - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Health Minister: 'I have heard people say that nuns will be running the hospital. Not true'
# Maternity Hospital
# Maternity Hospital

Health Minister: 'I have heard people say that nuns will be running the hospital. Not true'

Apr 20th 2017, 5:10 PM 19,716 Views 165 Comments

It was claimed that 300 people attended today’s lunchtime protest outside the Department of Health.

Ex-hospital master to Simon Harris: 'Ask nuns about their plans for €300m hospital'
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

Ex-hospital master to Simon Harris: 'Ask nuns about their plans for €300m hospital'

Apr 20th 2017, 9:48 AM 61,992 Views 127 Comments

Dr. Peter Boylan says the minister must quiz the Sisters of Charity.

Opinion: 'The government won't remove the Church from its authority over social services until we demand it'
# Maternity Hospital
# Maternity Hospital

Opinion: 'The government won't remove the Church from its authority over social services until we demand it'

Apr 20th 2017, 6:30 AM 617 Views 64 Comments

It will take legal challenges on the grounds of gender discrimination to fully remove the Catholic Church from publicly-funded services, writes Colleen Hennessy.

# sisters-of-charity - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'I really thought we were beyond this point': Protest to be held tomorrow on new maternity hospital
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

'I really thought we were beyond this point': Protest to be held tomorrow on new maternity hospital

Apr 19th 2017, 9:06 PM 23,451 Views 114 Comments

Former junior health minister Kathleen Lynch told Drivetime that the hospital is not “going in the right direction”.

Over 70,000 sign petition to prevent Sisters of Charity becoming owners of maternity hospital
# Redress Scheme
# Redress Scheme

Over 70,000 sign petition to prevent Sisters of Charity becoming owners of maternity hospital

Apr 19th 2017, 4:15 PM 73,588 Views 230 Comments

The Department of Health has insisted the new hospital will be independently run.

# sisters-of-charity - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism

Apr 18th 2017, 8:53 PM 22,615 Views 113 Comments

The Master of the new National Maternity Hospital said the facility will “revolutionise healthcare”.

Religious order that owes millions to abuse survivors given ownership of new maternity hospital
# Strong Criticism
# Strong Criticism

Religious order that owes millions to abuse survivors given ownership of new maternity hospital

Apr 18th 2017, 2:17 PM 56,095 Views 183 Comments

A new company will be set up to govern the new maternity hospital.

# sisters-of-charity - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Pope puts Cork woman one step closer to becoming a saint
# Nearly There
# Nearly There

Pope puts Cork woman one step closer to becoming a saint

Mar 18th 2015, 5:45 PM 20,346 Views 35 Comments

The founder of the Sisters of Charity Mary Aikenhead has been declared venerable.

# sisters-of-charity - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Explainer: How can religious orders refuse to pay compensation to Magdalenes?
# Magdalene
# Magdalene

Explainer: How can religious orders refuse to pay compensation to Magdalenes?

Jul 17th 2013, 11:30 AM 9,879 Views 88 Comments

Why are the religious orders responsible for running the Magdalene Laundries not obliged to pay financial compensation to survivors?

# sisters-of-charity - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Shatter: I can't go in a tank and force Magdalene orders to pay compensation
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

Shatter: I can't go in a tank and force Magdalene orders to pay compensation

Jul 16th 2013, 6:04 PM 8,704 Views 105 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said he is disappointed that religious orders implicated in the Magdalene Laundries scandal will not contribute to the compensation fund for survivors.

Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief'
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief'

Jul 16th 2013, 2:09 PM 12,925 Views 103 Comments

Magdalene Survivors said the women who worked in the laundries are ‘flabbergasted’ that the State is allowing this to happen.