1787 – Birth in Cork of Mary Aikenhead, founder of the Irish Sisters of Charity and St. Vincent’s Hospital Dublin

Mother Mary Frances Aikenhead (19 January 1787 – 22 July 1858) was born in Daunt’s Square off Grand Parade, Cork. She was the founder of the Roman Catholic religious order the Religious Sisters of Charity and of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin. Biography: The daughter of David Aikenhead, a physician, member of the Anglican Church […]

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