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Started this discussion. Last reply by Barbie Jul 3. 469 Replies

TO ALL SURVIVORS,As Minister Jan O’Sullivan is new to her job, would it be at all possible that we could band together and ask the Minister to meet with a group of survivors so that we can voice our…Continue

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Barbie commented on Geraldine Jackson's blog post Irish Children's Health damaged deliberatley
""I will stand up against those who are against me, I will be strong and will not be broken by the very people hired to help me , I will never allow another person to hurt me again, if they want to fight survivors again I say bring it…"
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"Hi Geraldine, how right you are, WE won't be SILENCED anymore!!"
Barbie commented on William's blog post CARANUA
"William, wishing you well tomorrow "All Stand together here""
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Barbie commented on William's blog post CARANUA
"Hi William, it is a sad day that one of the survivors and a member of this website that is entitled to funds from Caranua has had to turn to such extremes regarding this fund. I support you but do not injure yourself because of these faceless scum…"
Jul 11
Barbie replied to jack colleton's discussion Psychologists report having to counsel abuse survivors after using Caranua’s services
"Hi Elizabeth, I didn't know about either meetings, why is it that the survivors are never informed about these said meeting and it looks like to me that the only people that were at these meeting were the so called support groups of…"
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Barbie commented on Rob Northall's blog post 'We wanted to be loved': Institutional abuse survivors take their fight for justice to the UN
"The church will not rest until they get back every penny they have had to hand over to survivors - we are like the dirt on their shoes and having to hand over money to us would be like asking for their blood. They probably tell themselves who…"
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"Has anyone any information on this - Doon community are exploring uses for substantial land left by Mercy Nuns to the Doon Community Tipperary? I though they were to give over all properties and moneys owed to survivors to the state."
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Barbie replied to jack colleton's discussion Caranua spent funds
"We have survivors going hungry, some are homeless and some couldn't afford a bag of coal to heat their homes in the winter, "CARANUA" are no better than "PICK POCKETS" theft of abuse survivors funds!"
Jun 20
Barbie replied to jack colleton's discussion Mother-and-baby home survivors accuse Zappone over redress
"After what happened to survivors of abuse and what we went through with the Redress Court and what's happening now with Caranua - For the survivors of the mother and baby homes don't allow yourselves to be bullied into anything by the…"
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Barbie replied to jack colleton's discussion Oireachtas committee hears call on Caranaua chief executive to resign
"Well said Clare daly!!"
May 31
Barbie replied to Rob Northall's discussion Minister Bruton announces appointments to the Board of Caranua
"Hi All, with five of the same board members returning nothing much will change as these will be the force on the board and all will follow the lead of the CEO Mary Higgins. They have not stood up for survivors for what they took the positions to up…"
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New Maternity Hospital

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 21:00 4 Comments

Holles Street board re-endorses deal to move maternity hospital

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris said the compulsory purchase of the site is ‘not the solution’.


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At 23:13 on September 21, 2014, georgina price said…

Hi Barbara. i do agree with you, but will it happen!!!

At 19:29 on May 21, 2015, Elizabeth Nicholas said…

Hello Barbara,   just to ask how did the meeting go with the minister yesterday,  did you manage to mention caranua.  As you say our money will dry up sooner than later and I'm sure there are lots of us that still need help, in my case its financial help but they are not very forthcoming but am not giving up.  Liz

At 11:05 on August 7, 2015, Elizabeth Nicholas said…

Hello Barbara, good morning hope the weather is as nice there as it is here.  We have been looking after our Grand daughter Lilly for the last 2 weeks as her child minder is on holiday,  she goes home today so I can get some housework done properly.

Anyway,  any news with the meeting with the minister yet,  we as survivors cannot sit back and allow our money to float away if I lived any closer I would accompany you but I am in the UK. Good luck with that and keep in touch.   Liz Nicholas

At 17:01 on May 19, 2016, shep said…

Hi kid, I lost contact also, other stuff needed dooing ,still does, so hoear you were unwell, sorry to hear. Hope you are better than before. We must meet, as I am very aware that nothing is secure. Not even shure if my news is relevent, suffice to say, I am glad I used the pen and not the phone to communicate with caranua.  

At 13:34 on June 25, 2016, shep said…

Hi, lost the plot again, any up date, you were to have a meeting with someone, how did it go, it is scary how they are changing things, almost under the table, if it was not for this site, I for shure would be in the dark. Also not shure how many are around my area, and how many could attend a meeting of our own,, I'm shure we could get a central meeting place, and Invite some of the media, and give anyone who wants, a chance to speek, What think you. If there is a way of finding out how many are around, perhpas Athlone could be a venue..It is central, near train and bus, and so on.

At 23:22 on July 10, 2016, Mary theresa Doyle said…

Thank you.

At 19:20 on July 31, 2016, james fox said…

thanks barbara i have being saying oll along that caranua is running out of our money we

that suffered in state sponcered prisons will now get nothing oll our money is being spent

on big wages .mary higghans and her croneys have worked it out that in 2 years there will

be nothing left the vulchers in caranua have picked every penny off the bones and will

make sure there is nothing left for us . james fox 

At 18:59 on August 23, 2016, james fox said…

thanks babara for the names of the 4 of the survivers employed by caranua .james fox 

At 15:09 on August 24, 2016, Barbie said…

you're welcome!!

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