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# sean mcdermott street

This year
Public consultation launched on Centre for Research and Remembrance at former Magdalene Laundry
The centre will commemorate those who were resident in Industrial Schools, Magdalene Laundries, Mother and Baby Homes and reformatories.
Last year
Remembrance centre to be located at site of former Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott Street
The centre will honour survivors of mother and baby homes, industrial schools, reformatories, Magdalene laundries and related institutions.
All time
'It was like a jail': What should become of Ireland's last Magdalene Laundry?
It was the last laundry in the State to close in 1996 and has become a focal point for potential memorialisation.
National College of Ireland in 'active discussions' with council over former Magdalene Laundry site
The laundry on Sean McDermott Street was the last to close in the State in 1996.
Dublin City Council has 'no plan' to redevelop former Magdalene Laundry site
Social Democrat councillor Gary Gannon says he does.
Council votes to block sale of Magdalene Laundry in Dublin's north inner city to hotel chain
Councillor Gary Gannon said the site can now become a place of “remembrance and learning”.
Dublin City Council says sale of former Magdalene Laundry site is 'chance of a lifetime'
Objections have been raised to the proposed sale of the site to a Japanese hotel chain.
Over 9,500 people sign petition to block sale of former Dublin Magdalene Laundry
A vote on whether to sell the Sean McDermott Street Magdalene Laundry to a Japanese hotel chain has been adjourned.
Magdalene Laundries: 'Memorial needed for women detained under heartless, vicious regime'
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald argues work should begin on a memorial on the site of the Sean McDermott St Laundry.
Where does the sale of the Sean McDermott St Magdalene Laundry stand?
A consultation process with 150 Magdalene survivors is to take place on the 5 and 6 June.
Funds from multimillion sale of Magdalene site to be used to refurb former school
Social Democrat councillor Gary Gannon said that it wasn’t good enough that the site would be used for another “soulless hotel”.
Magdalene memorial: 'I grew up in the shadow of that laundry'
If we are truly committed to remembering those darkest parts of our history, then we should preserve the Sean McDermott Street building as a living monument, writes Gary Gannon.
Dublin City Council assures there will be a memorial on Magdalene home site
The site on Sean McDermott Street is expected to be sold to a Japanese hotel chain.
Japanese hotel chain is 'likely' buyer for Magdalene Laundry site - councillor
Plans for the site include a hotel, a student residence, a cultural amenity and ten residential units.
Gardaí investigating hit-and-run in Dublin's north inner-city
A 24-year-old man was taken to hospital.
'Burn it to the ground': What should be done with Magdalene laundry buildings?
A group of survivors and their families gathered at the back of a Dublin Magdalene laundry today to share their stories.
'Nobody deserves to die the way Neddy died' - Hutch family pleads for violence to end
The father-of-five was gunned down in his home on the night of 8 February.
Christmas trees are going to make Ireland €21m this year
Growers are going to have a busy few weeks – with 550,000 trees due to be harvested.
Gone for good: Last Magdalene laundry to be converted into houses and sold
There are calls for a monument or museum to be built on the site to remember the women forced to stay in the institution in Dublin’s inner city.
A life unlived: 35 years of slavery in a Magdalene Laundry
One woman tells the story of her mother who was sent to a Laundry in Dublin at the age of 16 – and died there at the age of 51.