The Shame of Ireland

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September 2014 Blog Posts (13)

Another Irish White Slave dies - 22 August 2014

Another Irish White Slave

Another Irish White Slave..

Being laid to Rest

In a Communal Grave

Of the Sisters of Our 

Lady of Charity...

A captured white Slave

Bound in Slavery until Death...

Perhaps too Broken

By years of Hard

Labour and Beatings

From the unholy Hand

Perhaps Told Again

And Again that No one

Wants her and No one

Cared - Perhaps, Perhaps,

We may ask and

We may Plead...

The…

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Added by Teri on September 27, 2014 at 21:48 — No Comments

Dr Munchausen: Pharmacophile

 "Pharmacophilia

Medicine has become the Religion of our day – the Opium of the Masses.  It took a very long time to discover abuse and pedophilia in institutions like the Catholic Church.  It may be particularly difficult to do so when it comes to an institution that people feel they have little option but to believe in."

Dr Munchausen: Pharmacophile…

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Added by Teri on September 17, 2014 at 11:33 — No Comments

Dr Michael Corry Remembered....Thank you Leonie Fennell..



Dr. Michael Corry, known as a Maverick who wouldn’t be bullied and above all, a gentleman!





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Added by Teri on September 15, 2014 at 23:37 — 1 Comment

Peter Tyrrell's story..."Founded in Fear"

From beyond the grave



JOHN HEALY



The dark, Dickensian history of Ireland’s industrial schools - euphemistically known also as reformatories - has been well exposed in print by writers like Mannix Flynn and Paddy Doyle, but no account of those centres of fear and abuse and inhumanity could match, in terms of personal tragedy, that written from beyond the grave by Peter Tyrrell and now published…

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Added by Teri on September 11, 2014 at 23:08 — 2 Comments

The First Whistleblower of Letterfrack Industrial School - who sadly gave his life...because no one cared...

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Added by Teri on September 11, 2014 at 22:41 — 1 Comment

Statistics for Your Website for August 2014

As some of you know I monitor the Traffic to the Website

this turned up in my…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 10, 2014 at 13:00 — No Comments

Magdalene survivors to get pension top-up

Friday, June 13, 2014

By Claire O'Sullivan

Irish Examiner Reporter

Survivors of Magdalene laundries will begin to receive enhanced pensions and weekly top-up payments from the Department of Social Protection in the coming week, as part of the redress package designed by Mr Justice John Quirke.

More than 400 women have already received €12.4m in lump sum payments in recognition of the years of unpaid labour they provided for the religious orders. Approximately 200…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 7, 2014 at 19:29 — 1 Comment

Government urged to widen mother and baby homes inquiry

Investigation needed to establish truth about forced adoptions in Ireland, conference hears

The Government should broaden the terms of reference for its commission of inquiry into mother and baby homes to include state maternity hospitals and their role in private adoptions, a conference on adoption has heard.

The Government should broaden the terms of reference for its commission of inquiry into mother and baby homes to include state maternity hospitals and their role in private…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 7, 2014 at 18:51 — No Comments

Christian Brothers Paid Millions of Dollars to Abuse Victims in US and Canada

By Patsy McGarry

Irish Times

May 24, 2013



http://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/religion-and-beliefs/christian-brothers-to-pay-millions-of-dollars-to-abuse-victims-in-us-and-canada-1.1404747



A settlement of more than $16.5 million (ˆ12.75 million) has been agreed with the Irish…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 7, 2014 at 18:30 — 1 Comment

Religious orders still owe 75% of redress payments for abuse

€71.6 million in cash and €4.4 in property-related payments received to date

The briefing documents, prepared for Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan, reveal that €71.6 million in cash has now been received.

Pamela Duncan

First published: Sat, Sep 6, 2014, 01:00

Religious congregations have paid less than a quarter of the €352.6 million which they had agreed to contribute to redress for victims of institutional abuse, internal documents in the…

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Added by Rob Northall on September 7, 2014 at 17:27 — 1 Comment

Let us not forget...There is no Love in Sean Ross Abbey

I sit here tonight just 20 odd miles from Roscrea from Sean Ross

Abbey...Despite growing up about 12 miles from there I never knew the

human pain that existed behind those walls...Nuns were Holy women and

being from a large family...I cycled out to some convent many Sundays

- I cannot remember where - but I believed Nuns did good things - I

used to say to my mother that I wanted to be a Nun - my…

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Added by Teri on September 4, 2014 at 14:30 — 1 Comment

It is this that gives modern medicine such scope to kill. It is this that transforms many who would have been good doctors forty years ago when Crash was written into Doctor Munchausens now. -

Doctor Munchausen: Judge & Jury

Editorial Note: This is the sixth in a Dr Munchausen series of posts. It was originally going to be entitled ‘Dr Munchausen joins your local Hospital…

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Added by Teri on September 4, 2014 at 14:28 — 1 Comment

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