Irish Hospice Foundation: founding and early years

Dublin Core

Title

Irish Hospice Foundation: founding and early years

Subject

The establishment and early years of the Irish Hospice Foundation

Creator

Laura Rooney Ferris

Date

1986

Items in the Irish Hospice Foundation: founding and early years Collection

First Birthday of the Irish Hospice Foundation
Irish Hospice Foundation founder Dr. Mary Redmond celebrates the organisation's first birthday in April 1987 at a party with honoured guests.

Irish Hospice Foundation launch
Dr. Mary Redmond, founder, celebrates the official launch of the Irish Hospice Foundation with guests including T.K. Whitaker and Sr. Francis Rose O Flynn on April 21, 1986.

Letter from Mary Redmond to Sister Francis Rose O Flynn including a handwritten note from Mary Redmond to her mother.

A close up of a typed letter from Mary Redmond to Sister Francis Rose (6th May 1985), with handwritten note from Mary Redmond to her mother written at a later date (8th May 1987).

Mary Redmond's speech for St. Francis Hospice, July 1993, with handwritten note to her Mother.

A typed document, with a handwritten note in the right-hand corner.

Memorandum of a meeting between Mary Redmond, Patrick Ussher and Dame Cicely Saunders on February 9th, 1986

Typed memorandum of a meeting between Patrick and Mary Redmond, and Dame Cicely Saunders (February 9th, 1986).

Speech by T.K. Whitaker at IHF launch
A copy of a speech delivered by T.K. Whitaker, chairman of the fellows of the foundation, at the launch of the Irish Hospice Foundation on 21 April 1986.

Speech by Dr. Mary Redmond at launch of IHF fundraising activities
A copy of a speech delivered by Dr. Mary Redmond at the launch of Irish Hospice Foundation fundraising activities in May 1987.

Speech by Minister for Health Dr. Rory O'Hanlon on the first birthday of the IHF
A copy of a speech delivered by Minister for Health Dr. Rory O'Hanlon at a reception celebrating the first birthday of the Irish Hospice Foundation on May 8, 1987.

Dr Mary Redmond, speaking at a Hospice reception.
Dr Mary Redmond,speaking at a Hospice reception on the 09/05/1987 Also pictured, Mr Rory O'Hanlon Minister for Health and on the right Olivia O'Leary journalist. Photographed by Peter Thursfield for The Irish Times. Ref.: No.:497022

Dr T. K. Whitaker, Dr Mary Redmond and Dr John McCarthy at the launching of the Hospice Foundation in Our Lady 's Hospice, Harold's Cross, Dublin, on 22/04/86
Dr T. K. Whitaker, chairman of the Fellows of the Foundation, Dr Mary Redmond, chairwoman, board of directors, and Dr John McCarthy at the launching of the Hospice Foundation in Our Lady 's Hospice, Harold's Cross, Dublin on the 22/04/86 …

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