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20/04/2017

Protesters Call On Govt To Reconsider NMH Ownership

Up to 200 people have staged a demonstration outside the Department of Health in protest over the decision to give ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital (NMH) to the Religious Sisters of Charity.

The protest was organised by the Worker's Party and called on the Government to review a decision giving ownership of the new hospital, to be built on the campus of St Vincent's Hospital, to the religious order.

The Order is understood to have refused to pay into a redress scheme for Magdalene Laundries survivors.

(MH/LM)

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