Useful Links

Readers may also be interested in the following websites, which have proved instructive in the creation of the Atlas of Lost Rooms:

Justice for Magdalenes Research
JfMR are a non-profit, educational organisation, whose focus lies with investigating Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries so as best to inform the general public and support former Magdalene Women in their search for information, answers, and justice.  

For those interested in finding out more about Ireland’s Magdalen Institutions, JfMR have a fantastic list of resources on there website [here]

Open Heart City
The Open Heart City Collective is a cross-disciplinary group of academics and students from Queen’s University Belfast and University College Dublin [and others] seeking to engage positively with the potential future potential development of the Sean MacDermott St Laundry site.

The Waterford Memories Project
The Waterford Memories Project is another digital humanities project based on Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries, specifically the former Waterford Laundry run by the Good Shepherd Sisters.  The former laundry buildings now form part of the Waterford Institute of Technology, and it is academics from WIT who have carried out the oral history work and digital curation which now forms the Waterford Memories Project.

North Inner City Folklore Project
The North Dublin Inner City Folklore Project is a community organisation dedicated to the preservation, research and education of local history from the part of Dublin surrounding the Sean MacDermott St Magdalene Laundry.