Elaine Byrne: The debt we owe to Sister Consilio
A 79-year-old nun runs Ireland’s largest detox and rehab service - and the state coughs up only half what it costs
‘There’s Sister Consilio.” My dad was pointing to the elderly woman in deep conversation on her mobile. We were sitting on a bench outside her house in Cuan Mhuire. What’s she like, I asked.
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