The Shame of Ireland

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Open Letter to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar 16th June 2017

Dear Taoiseach Varadkar,

"We Were treated like animals

Without Minds or Personality"

Ferrer Brockway on his experience in the trenches of First World War

"We were treaated like animals

Without Minds or Personaity" 

Can also be said of women held on jumped up charges by criminal doctors working on behalf of criminal Pharma in Ireland and UK

"We were treated like animals

Without Minds or…

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Added by Teri on June 16, 2017 at 19:14 — No Comments

Quest for Justice for Survivors from Bethany Homes, Ireland

Some formatting etc may be lost, the original is here https://cathyfox.wordpress.com/2017/06/12/quest-for-justice-for-survivors-from-bethany-homes-ireland/

Derek Leinster has done a massive amount to bring attention to the Bethany Homes.

The problem he has had is that Bethany Homes was Protestant mother and baby home in a Catholic Country with a Government and…

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Added by cathy fox on June 15, 2017 at 20:49 — No Comments

Lads please sign this

st signed the petition, “Before 16 June Comment on Irish recommendations re. Institutionalised Child Abuse.” I think this is important. Will you sign it too?

Here’s the link:…

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Added by micheal on June 14, 2017 at 18:14 — No Comments

Caranua used survivors’ redress funds to pay for offices





Caranua used survivors’ redress funds to pay for offices

Independents4Change TDs ‘inundated’ with complaints about independent State body



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Added by Maurice Heaphy on May 22, 2017 at 17:30 — 11 Comments

Story

Daingean native, William Gorry, has opened to the Offaly Express up about his horrifying experiences at the Mount Carmel Industrial School in Moate, Co. Westmeath in the 1970s.



The Offaly man now lives in Kilmainham, Dublin, and says, "I owe it to others and the public to admit what went on in Mount Carmel, which left many children like me facing many difficulties in our adult lives."



William was born into a large family in Daingean, Co. Offaly, and had seven brothers and… Continue

Added by William on May 5, 2017 at 22:28 — 10 Comments

New Maternity Hospital

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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Added by Barbie on April 26, 2017 at 21:00 — 4 Comments

Investigation into Bill Kenneally

The former national basketball coach is serving a 14-year sentence for abusing teenage boys in Waterford in the 1980s.

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Added by Barbie on April 26, 2017 at 21:00 — 1 Comment

A Cautionary Tale Of Over-thinking!

There‘s a Very famous Joke/ Tale about over-thinking and it goes Something like this:

 

Bill and Peter have been friends for over 20 years;…

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Added by Rob Northall on April 25, 2017 at 11:00 — 4 Comments

A Chat between God and Enda

  • Enda:  Jaysus God is that you?  I didn't hear you come in
  • God:  I don't need to knock Enda
  • Enda:  Well what do you think God...of the mighty Enda..Aren't I the greatest child of God ever..…
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Added by Teri on April 25, 2017 at 2:00 — 2 Comments

Rape of innocents

I have been in and out of hospital for the last 3years home now so I intended to finish the rest of my work

Added by Pol o connluain on April 24, 2017 at 7:33 — No Comments

Bishop says new hospital must obey the church!





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Added by Maurice Heaphy on April 23, 2017 at 12:00 — 10 Comments

The Wisdom of Father Magee

The Wisdom of Father Magee (Please share with all you can.)

“Now what shall we do with these bastards”,

Said the Bishop to Father Magee,

“They’ll take all of our wealth and they’ll ruin us,

And cast shame on the Great Holy See”.

“Wouldn't mind if their mothers had married,

And not been so brazen with priests.

Causing many good innocent Fathers,

To act, once or twice, just like beasts”.

The old priest…

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Added by John Thompson on April 21, 2017 at 14:47 — 3 Comments

Women suffering medical torture again in Ireland for Pharma Profit Margins 2017-HSE & Garda abuse

Supt Mayock of Lucan station who convinced me that it was not a statement - it was just a filling in of loopholes as Deirdre did not have experience. The second statement was one of Garda (I was told she was a detective) Geraldine Ennis bullying shouting at me and demanding I say words that Deirdre had not forced me to say. It was harrassment and verbal assault. Deirdre was forced to tell me that she is too soft and had…

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Added by Teri on April 20, 2017 at 16:00 — 6 Comments

Abuse redress bill ‘did not arise’ in hospital transfer talks

Former Holles Street master Dr Peter Boylan said his concerns about project have ‘strengthened’

The relocation of the National Maternity Hospital from Holles Street to the St Vincent’s hospital campus in Dublin involves the largest single investment made in maternity services in the State. Photograph: Dave Meehan The relocation of the National Maternity Hospital from Holles Street to the St Vincent’s hospital campus in Dublin involves the largest single investment made in maternity services in the State. Photograph: Dave Meehan

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Added by Rob Northall on April 19, 2017 at 20:56 — 3 Comments

Religious order that owes millions to abuse survivors given ownership of new maternity hospital

With the Mother and Baby Home Inquiry bringing New Disclosures Daily and the Sisters Of Mercy's Involvement in Industrial Schools and Magdalene Laundries can the Government do any more to prove they are "Good Catholics" and their Contempt for Survivors??

A new company will be set up to govern the new…

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Added by Rob Northall on April 19, 2017 at 20:30 — 6 Comments

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