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From TheJournal.ie 'It was clear that public opinion influenced the Sisters of Charity's decision' National Maternity Hospital

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We still don't know how the government will ensure an autonomous maternity hospital' Column

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Over 1,500 protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital Protest

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Complete outrage': Protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital happening today Petition

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald says the State needs to get maternity hospital site 'by any means' Hand It Over

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.

From TheJournal.ie Religion and health care: What role does the Catholic Church play in Irish hospitals? Faith

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Holles Street master resigns from board in maternity hospital row Dr Peter Boylan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 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’.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church Sisters Of Charity

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

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

From TheJournal.ie Accused of being 'hapless, helpless and hopeless', Harris wants 'cool heads' on maternity hospital Big Picture

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

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

From TheJournal.ie St Vincent’s Healthcare Group to review plans for National Maternity Hospital Sisters Of Charity

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

The development has been mired in controversy this week.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Over 70,000 sign petition to prevent Sisters of Charity becoming owners of maternity hospital Redress Scheme

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism Sisters Of Charity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Religious order that owes millions to abuse survivors given ownership of new maternity hospital Strong Criticism

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pope puts Cork woman one step closer to becoming a saint Nearly There

Pope puts Cork woman one step closer to becoming a saint

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How can religious orders refuse to pay compensation to Magdalenes? Magdalene

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: I can't go in a tank and force Magdalene orders to pay compensation Magdalene Laundries

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief' Magdalenes

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.