Nuns will not pay into Magdalene fund

first_imgEmma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday TAGSGood ShepardMagdalene LaundriesMusic Limerick Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Facebook Previous articleLimerick Senior and Intermediate hurling dates announcedNext articleChange of name Guest Writer Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Email Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick center_img Twitter THE religious orders responsible for running the Magdalene Laundries have told the Government they will not contribute to the fund established to compensate survivors. They include the Good Shepard nuns, who operated a laundry at Clare Street / Pennywell Road from 1858 until 1982. It had capacity for 120 women. The Good Shepherd’s, the Mercy Sisters, the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity, the Sisters of Charity have told the Minister for Justice they will not pay into the scheme, which could cost up to €58million.  The orders have said they will assist in the assembly of records and looking after former residents who remain in their care.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up New Music: 40Hurtz #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Print NewsNuns will not pay into Magdalene fundBy Guest Writer – July 16, 2013 615 WhatsApplast_img

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