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Started this discussion. Last reply by jack colleton Jul 20, 2014. 4 Replies

Hi all, Deputy Ann Ferris (Labour) made an emotional speech in the Dail yesterday discussing how she met her younger sister for the first time ever, just two weeks ago. …Continue

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Forced Vaccine Trials in Irish Mother and Baby Homes

Posted on July 8, 2014 at 13:38 79 Comments

Having looked into Irish Mother and Baby homes we know that the treatment of the mothers and children kept there was sub-standard, to put it mildly. Women and girls were kept against their will, had their names changed in the home, often had their hair cut, were given no pain relief during labour and had their children taken away from them. Children in Mother and Baby homes had a mortality rate that was up to five times higher than that in the general population. We know there were…

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At 13:39 on July 8, 2014, jack colleton said…

Welcome Jen!

At 13:41 on July 8, 2014, Jen Dalton said…

Thank-you Jack!

At 1:45 on February 4, 2015, jack colleton said…

hello Jen!  i have just seen your message to me now! not sure if i ever replied before!  since you posted about mother and baby homes i want to ask you something!  are you aware that some institutions that were not mother and baby homes have been referred to as mother and baby homes?   Jack

At 15:36 on February 11, 2015, Jen Dalton said…

Hi Jack,

Do you mean places like Roscommon County Home that weren’t dedicated mother and baby homes, but acted as them or places like some Sisters of Mercy Laundries that were laundries only and not mother and baby homes?

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