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Industrial School Survivor goes on Hunger Strike because 'The State doesn't care'

Started this discussion. Last reply by Catherine Roberts Aug 6. 39 Replies

.'The State doesn't care' - Brave survivor of childhood sexual and physical abuse at industrial schoolWilliam Gorry who was in Mount Carmel orphanage in MoateKathy ArmstrongJuly 30 2017 3:31 AMA man…Continue

Tags: Industrial, Schools, Church, State, Abuse

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Psychologists report having to counsel abuse survivors after using Caranua’s services

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barbie Jul 10. 4 Replies

Caranua ‘reabuses’ institutional survivors, UN to hearPsychologists report having to counsel abuse survivors after using Caranua’s servicesMon, Jul 3, 2017, 19:01 Updated: Mon, Jul 3, 2017, 19:26…Continue

Tags: injustice, irish, government, counselling, fraud

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jack colleton left a comment for Mary theresa Doyle
"Birthday Greetings Mary!"
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jack colleton commented on Rob Northall's blog post St Stephen’s Green Trust
"The Church Continues To Be Well Served By The Guilty Involved Political Parties. And Was The "counselling" Any Good?"
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"Hi Pat. I Replied To That Question On The Thread Where You Originally Asked That Question!"
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"Hi Jack Just wondering did Caranua ever come through with the Enhanced Medical Card for survivors, cant get through to them as usual.. Kind Regards Pat"
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jack colleton commented on Barbie's blog post UN committee on torture criticise Ireland's treatment of Magdalene workhouse victims
"Your entitlements under the Restorative Justice Scheme 1. An enhanced medical card (the "HAA card") Under the scheme you will be entitled to an enhanced medical card, similar to the card provided to the women infected with the Hepatitis C…"
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jack colleton commented on Barbie's blog post UN committee on torture criticise Ireland's treatment of Magdalene workhouse victims
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jack colleton commented on Barbie's blog post UN committee on torture criticise Ireland's treatment of Magdalene workhouse victims
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"Child Abuse And Promotion In Political Parties Goes Together As Hand In Glove."
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"The Main Political Parties Involved Are Not Interested In Justice For Those They Destroyed While Under Their 'Care' , They Continue To Pay People To Do Their Worst And Want All Of It Buried ASP. But Without Real And True Justice There Can…"
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"It is always the same survivors are treated like shit I see today on Facebook a women got € 85 thousand because the police ordered her to remove her head scarf this puts the redress board in context and showe how serious child abuse is voiced…"
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"Is there no supra-national court to appeal to? The UN, the European Court?"
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What The Survivor Word Really Means

Posted on January 10, 2017 at 15:28 28 Comments

Yesterday After Being Told By My Caranua Advisor (3rd Call Ever With Them) That Caranua Has Refused My Request For Assistance With Essential Repairs To My House In Ireland Because I Reside In England Having Fled To Here After 18 Years Of Suffering The Effects Of Abduction, Imprisonment, Sex Abuse, Assaults, Denied Adoption (Not Even A Foster Home), Torture And Being Drugged By A Scientist Etc. I Was Browsing Online Reviewing The History Of The State Child Abuse Inquiry, So…

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Wishing Everybody A Good Christmas!

Posted on December 15, 2016 at 22:24 19 Comments

Wishing Everybody A Good Christmas!

Frank's wife is a survivor of abuse in a religious run instution and he spoke to Philip

Posted on July 14, 2016 at 10:16 7 Comments

http://www.rte.ie/radio1/liveline/

With Thanks To A Survivor's Message On Twitter

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The legal fees paid out to solicitors and barristers by the Residential Institutions Redress Board came to light in recent days. Frank's wife is a survivor of abuse in a religious run instution and he spoke to Philip about their horror in discovering that legal firms earned millions of euro out of the…

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At 23:07 on June 20, 2011, Geraldine Brocas said…
Hi Jack, hope you are keeping well, is that you in your profile photo?, The two photos of the irish dancers one was taken in Goldenbridge ,I believe the other with all the troup in was taken in Carrickfergus, I do remember the names and Hope some of them might see the photo and be delighted to see a picture of themselves , although I think some of them might be dead by now , I had that photo blown up you can see the horrible black and blue marks on us from being beaten to get the dance right , we were like zombies with fear. The Nun's kept all the medels.
At 23:08 on June 20, 2011, Geraldine Brocas said…
Do you play Music Jack??
At 16:17 on June 22, 2011, jack colleton said…

hello!  yes that is me in the profile photo! if i recall right i was trying to see which side you were on?!  usually in photos when there are captions people mention names from left to right but who's left and who's right?! are you the tall girl on my right?  i would like to encourage people to join this site and to take part in a way that makes them feel better!  yesterday i walked into a restaurant i have visited before and as i walked in i barely noticed a name plague outside the door! name of the proprietor. the christian name was familar. surname Nunn!  i told  the waitress who served me about the name i saw on the door outside and that in my opinion in no way is the manager of the restaurant a nun!  the waitress told me that her surname was also Nunn!  she agreed with me that she is not at all religious! 

At 16:18 on June 22, 2011, jack colleton said…
first instrumment. voice. singer.
At 17:18 on July 13, 2011, Geraldine Brocas said…
We as survivors were abused by sadistic Savages as young children the result of that is many survivors suffer depression in adulthood CAUSED by the Abuse we were forced to suffer  at the cruel hands of the  so called Religious Orders and the Irish Government  ,they made sure we  Really suffered  as children, How any of us survived into adulthood is a Miracle.
At 0:13 on July 15, 2011, jack colleton said…

yes indeed. i agree. infact i suggest most if not all cases of depression are child abuse related. the victims can be detained and drugged and silenced. strangers write reports about them that they never see. how convenient! the word survivor does not automatically conjour up happy or thriving or healthy or fullfilled or joy. is it really enough to have survived childhood abuse?  what for?  so that children who became lawyers or journalists or politicians can think it ok to keep the child abuse (adults) down?  no bloody way!  the abuse commission experience for me was abuse. yes abuse. the government appointed lawyer was not qualified to question me and i had been misled all along as to what i could expect from the abuse commission which was really only set up to report it's findings for the government of the day who had already decided what's what without first seeing the bloody report?  there must be alot of child abuse victims (adults) who have not yet settled their cases because of the government of the day.

 

 

 

 

At 18:28 on August 12, 2011, christy davy said…
hi,jack nice to meet you my friend.
At 1:11 on August 13, 2011, jack colleton said…
:) hello!  thanks for the cool message! 
At 11:37 on August 13, 2011, Leslie Williams said…

I am interested in finding out more about the poor treatment of children by institutions charged with their safety.

My father, who is now dead, went to Christian Brothers school. He always talked about the "iron discipline". I think he really meant abuse.

The sad thing is that he ended up in prison for abusing my sister. I have always wondered if he was abused as a child and he just carried on what happened to him.

 

 

 

At 11:39 on August 13, 2011, Anna Brown said…
hello Jack nice to meet you x

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