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April 2017 Blog Posts (20)

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

http://www.thejournal.ie/religious-groups-child-abuse-compensation-3280100-Mar2017/#comment-6060722

1min ago

Minister Quinn you claimed the religious have a…

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Added by robert on April 12, 2017 at 18:32 — 14 Comments

Who is trying to Silence this Brave and Consistent Advocate?

After 10 Years of Campaigning on behalf of Survivors using the Name

"Industrial Schools Ireland"…

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Added by Rob Northall on April 9, 2017 at 20:30 — 17 Comments

Probably my Shortest Blog Ever?

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Added by Rob Northall on April 8, 2017 at 12:30 — 4 Comments

No one cried stop to Ireland’s Catholic institutions

Gerry O’Shea

@IrishCentral

April 04, 2017 03:30 AM

Young boys, inmates of an Irish industrial school.

Young boys, inmates of an Irish industrial school.

Editor's note: The text that follows appeared in the Irish Voice on March 29th 2017 as a letter to the Editor.

I recall clearly a shocking conversation that I had about…

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Added by Rob Northall on April 7, 2017 at 21:38 — 11 Comments

Information Caranua and PAC this Coming Week

Committee of Public Accounts.

By the nature of its role as the public spending watchdog, the Committee of Public Accounts is one of the most powerful Oireachtas Committees.

It has a key role to play in ensuring that there is accountability and transparency in the way Government agencies allocate, spend and manage their finances and in guaranteeing that the taxpayer receives value for money for every euro spent. 

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Added by Barbie on April 7, 2017 at 9:00 — 4 Comments

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