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Senior doctor resigns over plan to hand Dublin hospital to order of nuns

by firstsource newsApril 27, 2017

Dr Peter Boylan condemns plan to transfer ownership to Sisters of Charity, which ran some of Ireland’s notorious ‘Magdalene laundries’

One of Ireland’s most respected obstetricians has resigned from the board of a maternity hospital over plans to transfer its ownership to a religious order that ran institutions where women were enslaved and children abused for decades.

Secular campaigners have been leading the opposition to the government’s plan – which emerged earlier this month – to move the National maternity hospital in Dublin to the St Vincent’s Elm Park campus, which is owned by the Sisters of Charity.

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