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The last Magdalene Laundry to close in Ireland was this the above on Sean MacDermott Street in Dublin, run by the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity. (Photo: Laura Hutton/

Magdalene Laundries: 20 years since the last laundry closed in Ireland, five survivors tell their heartbreaking stories

THIS weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the closure of the last Magdalene Laundry in Ireland. On September 25 1996, Ireland’s final laundry, which was located on Sean MacDermott Street in Dublin and run by the Sisters...