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Women excluded from Magdalene laundries redress must provide ‘records’ of work

Started this discussion. Last reply by pauline jackson Nov 18, 2018. 4 Replies

 THREAD: This piece by @ococonuts reveals what appears to be yet more disturbing…Continue

‘One Of The Lowest, Dirtiest, Most Mean Spirited Political Tricks’

Started this discussion. Last reply by pauline jackson Sep 2. 4 Replies

‘One Of The Lowest, Dirtiest, Most Mean Spirited Political Tricks’Bodger at…Continue

Tags: county, Bethany, Home, Ireland, Inquiry

Ex Christian Brother Paul Farrell – Galway/Dublin St Joseph's Industrial School, Salthill

Started this discussion. Last reply by Graham Nov 28, 2018. 3 Replies

Paul Farrell – Galway/Dublin17 Saturday May 2014Posted by Author in…Continue

Tags: Industrial, Farrell, School, Paedophile, Priest

Caranua, Tuam Mother and Baby Home, Magdalene laundries redress scheme.

Started this discussion. Last reply by jack colleton Oct 26, 2018. 3 Replies

At Leaders' questions today Catherine raised the ongoing issues with Caranua, the announcement in relation to Tuam Mother and Baby Home, and concerns surrounding the application process for people…Continue

 

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Carla O'Shea replied to Rob Northall's discussion SEEKING Bridget Broderick St Josephs Industrial School Summerhill Athlone
"Hi MJJ Did you manage to make contact with Betty Broderick? My mother was also there during this time - from 1952-1964 I believe.  She was born in 1948 and her name was Mary Teresa O'Shea.  I would welcome contact with anyone who…"
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Carla O'Shea replied to Rob Northall's discussion SEEKING Bridget Broderick St Josephs Industrial School Summerhill Athlone
"Hi Rob I'm new to this forum and realise these messages are from several years ago but I'm very interested in getting into contact with anyone from St Joseph's Summerhill Athlone as I believe my mother was there from 1952 - 1964…"
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pauline jackson replied to Rob Northall's discussion ‘One Of The Lowest, Dirtiest, Most Mean Spirited Political Tricks’
"I suppose that the monumont was just an artical in the newspapers just like the rest of things supposed to help all of us but in fact was just for those closest to the chosen members of the group leaders.most of us are old now .and  having no…"
Sep 2
William Delahunty replied to Rob Northall's discussion ‘One Of The Lowest, Dirtiest, Most Mean Spirited Political Tricks’
"The day will dawn when industrial schools magdalane laundrys and mother and baby homes will be seen as a crime like the faman only the powers that be have no one to blame but themselves Like the Monument to all that suffered where the fuck is it the…"
Sep 2
William Delahunty replied to Rob Northall's discussion Reclaiming Self on Survivor Consultation Talks:
"The outcome of Caranua and the redress board and the control over both was in itself a total miscarriage of justice. CARANUA a prime example of corruption and abuse of survivors The government under FF created the redress board to pay as little as…"
Sep 1
jack colleton commented on Rob Northall's blog post Website Hosting 2019 to 2020
"Got Them Here Now. Thanks. Sorry Late. Will Send. Jack"
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Rob Northall commented on Rob Northall's blog post Website Hosting 2019 to 2020
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"lo Rob .you should get my contribution through the bank account . this site is so important to so many of us."
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Barbie replied to Rob Northall's discussion Details of abuse redress board fees revealed
"Geraldine, I couldn't agree more but some of the survivors got very little or nothing including myself and siblings we got less than the price of a cheap second hand 2007 car and one sibling got nothing as the felt she was affected from her…"
Jul 23
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Hi AllIt's that time of year again!If you have found the Website useful and informative?Please Consider donating to the hosting of the site?There is a PayPal Button on the front but they take a commission of around 7% (from Memory?)Alternatively you can use the Account Details bellow and my Name!From outside the UKBank Identifier Code (BIC)ABBYGB2LXXX International BankAccount Number (IBAN)GB14ABBY09012833520774In the UK useSort Code 09-01-28Account No 33520774Although the Account is Marked…See More
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Geraldine Jackson replied to Rob Northall's discussion Details of abuse redress board fees revealed
"I tried talking out years ago they knew who I was some were in the Industrial School But I found the State had pampered them with funding so really they were working for the State which was The Roman Catholic Church who were the State But I was…"
Jul 23
Geraldine Jackson replied to Rob Northall's discussion Details of abuse redress board fees revealed
"I have friends and a couple of family members who have family who were in Consentration Camps or their Perents were that was run by the Nazi's  in Germany ,Poland ,They said the compensation payouts by the Irish State and RC Church to…"
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Mother & Baby Homes Inquiry Magdalene Laundries Industrial Schools : BBC Newsnight 25th September 2014

"John McCarthy, I too was born in a County Home and taken from my mother. From there went to an Industrial School. We have a shared pain."
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Facing the future together - Ireland’s lifelong responsibility to survivors...

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Facing the future together - Ireland’s lifelong responsibility to survivors...…

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Man sent to industrial school as boy for stealing food and coin wins Supreme Court case

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Man sought redress over abuse by named Brothers in 1960s

Thu, Dec 6, 2018, 13:45

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The man was in the an industrial school between 1962…

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Comment Wall (84 comments)

At 15:30 on September 21, 2010, Elizabeth Nicholas said…
Hello robert I am relatively new to all that is happening about the trust fund but was told that I could get help for my Grandson when he chooses to go on to either further education or University, but i do not think the irish government should be doing things without talking to us the SURVIVORS I feel we should be involved. I spent 7 years in a hell hole they call the convent of mercy but was shown anything but mercy.
At 19:38 on September 21, 2010, Anna Brown said…
Thank you for the kind welcome Robert
At 19:34 on September 24, 2010, dorris lloyd said…
hi Rob yes the group leaders left us another questionare .I have never met these people before only since the statutary funding came about .all they are asking is the same stuff .they are very unaproachable iam affraid Rob.
At 18:46 on September 28, 2010, pauline jackson said…
hello rob ' well yes i would like to join this group ' as i have not seen my elder sister for 40 years , But you know rob that finding people does not mean that thay will be willing to make a place for us in thier lives , we can never get a family life back . its sad but at least we meet them at least once
At 23:49 on October 11, 2010, Anna Brown said…
pauline you took the words out of my mouth, i am ten years into reunion with my son and i have met him twice face to face and spoken to him 4 times on the phone in those ten years :-(
At 11:36 on October 12, 2010, bernard o connell said…
hello i wish we -the victims of ireland could join in a picket of the irish state embassies and trade missions located especially in united kingdom and u s a and brought our injustices out into the bright sunlight of public domain -the public at large must know ,only then will we feel we -survivors have protected irelands future generations of children. they are all vunerable . future victims for the evil beaurachy waiting in the wings.
At 18:49 on October 13, 2010, Margaret Thornton said…
robert, love to have you as a friend. we're all in this together, and it it nice for me to have this site with my own kind, all the best to you and your wife, thanks for the site. maggie
At 1:31 on October 25, 2010, roisin o'reilly said…
Hi Robert

Thank you. The Add Comment button on Andrew Brennan's blog wasn't working yesterday.

I found out about your website by following the link on the late Charlie's ("The Hare") Maguire's obituary published in The Irish Times newspaper entited "Victim of 'Irish gulag' who spent most of his life in State custody":

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/obituaries/2010/1023/1224281820738.html
At 1:51 on October 25, 2010, roisin o'reilly said…
Hi Robert

Apologies - a correction! I read the obituary of Charlie ("The Hare") Maguire in The Irish Times. I then Googled for more information and found the following political forum, and this was where I found the link to The Shame of Ireland website:

http://www.politicalworld.org/showthread.php?t=5068
At 23:36 on November 8, 2010, Kathleen O'Malley. said…
Hi Robert.
Couldn't find the message you posted for me. Congratulations on the birth of your 12 th Grandchild.
Kathleen O'Malley.

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