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

Jan 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,551 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Oct 12th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,535 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Updated Oct 13th 2018, 8:50 AM 9,632 Views 26 Comments

Social Democrat councillor Gary Gannon says he does.

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

Sep 13th 2018, 9:30 PM 21,745 Views 74 Comments

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

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

Sep 11th 2018, 10:40 AM 34,114 Views 55 Comments

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

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

Sep 3rd 2018, 5:28 PM 25,679 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Apr 15th 2018, 6:00 PM 16,936 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.

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

Apr 8th 2018, 7:45 AM 20,892 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Dec 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 13,906 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”.

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

Dec 21st 2017, 7:00 AM 22,213 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.

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

Dec 18th 2017, 11:05 PM 9,204 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Dec 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 19,375 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Oct 29th 2017, 12:57 PM 14,083 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Aug 25th 2017, 5:50 PM 47,005 Views 97 Comments

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

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

Feb 19th 2016, 3:05 PM 73,476 Views 71 Comments

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

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

Nov 22nd 2015, 8:15 AM 11,431 Views 18 Comments

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

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

May 25th 2013, 7:10 AM 20,975 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.

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

Sep 30th 2012, 1:00 PM 99,283 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.