Monday April 6, 2020

Residents at former Magdalene Laundry in Cork face uncertain future

St Vincent’s Centre was run by the Religious Sisters of Charity who are now in a standoff over the future of the iconic building

30th September, 2018
St Vincent’s Centre on St Mary’s Road in Cork Picture: Clare Keogh

Residents at a care home where some are believed to be Magdalene Laundry survivors face uncertainty over their future following a dispute between the religious order that owns the home and the HSE.

St Vincent’s Centre on St Mary’s Road is home to 31 women with intellectual disabilities and was once where the Peacock Lane Magdalene Laundry was located.

The Sisters of Charity own the premises and want to give it to...

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