Monday November 30, 2020

'Serious questions surround the apparent abdication of power by the Sisters of Charity'

The nuns should have gifted the land to the state in recognition of the damage done to children in the past, writes Susan O'Keeffe

29th May, 2017

How it had ever been acceptable that the sisters would have retained such a high level of involvement with such an important development, remains a mystery, a level of involvement that was robustly defended by the government. It is especially telling that the sisters have conceded that the new hospital will now be run, not under the old Sisters of Charity constitution, but by amended guidelines that will be ‘in compliance with national and international...

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