Saturday February 22, 2020

'New National Maternity Hospital is proof old habits die hard'

What right has the Sisters of Charity to hold onto this land?, asks Susan O'Keeffe

19th April, 2017
Strength for a dwindling church? The new National Maternity Hospital Pic: RollingNews.ie

The accumulated hangups, secrecy and downright lying that have persisted in the state when it comes to sex and babies - for at least the last century - are difficult to change. Old habits do indeed die hard but what a pathetic reason that is for what we witnessed yesterday.

Here we are, fully into the second decade of the 21st century, watching the Department of Health confirm that sole ownership of the new National...

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