Pictured are Some of the 600 staff and 330 volunteers who make up the organisation pictured enjoying the summer celebration of Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services 140th Anniversary. The Hospice opened in Harold’s Cross 1879 with nine beds.  Last year, it cared for over 4,200 patients across a catchment area of almost a million people. In 2003, it opened Blackrock Hospice and will provide palliative care across Wicklow from next year with the opening of the hospice in Magheramore.

Pic Credit: 1IMAGE/Bryan Brophy