Harolds Cross Hospice Celebrates 140 Years

Harolds Cross Hospice Celebrates 140 Years

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
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