Carlow Lunatic Asylum

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St. Dympna’s Hospital

St Dymphna’s Hospital (formerly Carlow Lunatic Asylum) is a psychiatric hospital located in Carlow, County Carlow, Ireland. The hospital, which was designed by Francis Johnston, opened as the Carlow District Lunatic Asylum in 1832. It became Carlow Mental Hospital in 1925 and, having been re-named St. Dympna’s Hospital, after St. Dympna, the patron saint of […]

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