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The aftermath of a disastrous fire at Loreto Convent, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, which claimed the lives of six elderly nuns. The nuns, retired teachers at the school attached to the convent, were named as sisters Edith, Eucharia, Seraphia, Margaret, Rosario and Gonzaga. Fifteen other nuns managed to escape the inferno, which broke out on the top floor of the 150-year-old convent, in the nuns’ dormitories.
2 June 1986

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The aftermath of a disastrous fire at Loreto Convent, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, which claimed the lives of six elderly nuns. The nuns, retired teachers at the school attached to the convent, were named as sisters Edith, Eucharia, Seraphia, Margaret, Rosario and Gonzaga. Fifteen other nuns managed to escape the inferno, which broke out on the top floor of the 150-year-old convent, in the nuns’ dormitories.<br />
2 June 1986