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Holles Street Hospital, 1936

Holles Street Hospital. According to a section of the Irish Statute Book 1936: "...the National Maternity Hospital situate in Holles Street in the City of Dublin was founded in the year 1894 for the relief of poor lying-in women and for the treatment…

Holles Street maternity ward. 1935

This photograph shows a maternity ward in Holles Street Hospital c.1935. Note the immaculately starched uniforms of the nurses and the neat-and-tidy beds and cots of the patients.

Many of the interviewees were born in this hospital