Elaine Byrne: The debt we owe to Sister Consilio

Elaine Byrne: The debt we owe to Sister Consilio
Sister Consilio, who runs the Cuan Mhuire addiction service PIcture: Peter Harkin

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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