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Bethany Home survivor takes first step in bringing case to human rights court

Bethany Home survivor takes first step in bringing case to human rights court

The survivor who wants to bring the case said that it had taken 23 years to get to this point.

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Added by Barbie on August 3, 2016 at 17:00 — 3 Comments

"'One way of healing yourself is to own your story"

'One way of healing yourself is to own your story': Growing up in an abusive home

Poet Connie Roberts talks about her experiences growing up an abusive alcoholic father and attending an industrial school.

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Added by Barbie on August 3, 2016 at 17:00 — 1 Comment

Gardai to probe Noonan's role in 'Grace' care case

 'Worst abuse case in history' under new scrutiny!

Jim Cusack

Published 31/07/2016 | 02:30

Garda Commissioner…

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Added by Rob Northall on August 3, 2016 at 15:23 — No Comments

10th Anniversary of Fintan & Sonya - died in China 2006...Lovingly Remembered 1st August

A Tribute/A Prayer

For Fintan McCarthy

& Sonya Rabbitte

Lucan tears are falling

Lucan hearts are…

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Added by Teri on August 1, 2016 at 0:00 — No Comments

Appeal info

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Added by micheal on July 22, 2016 at 16:37 — No Comments

Why Caranua is Morally Bankrupt

Caranua is Abusive it makes people try and manipulate it which reinforces behaviour from their tramtic past locking people into a cycle of memory and abuse and Survival

Added by Rob Northall on July 22, 2016 at 2:00 — 3 Comments

Why Caranua is Morally Bankrupt

Caranua is Abusive it makes people try and manipulate it which reinforces behaviour from their traumatic past locking people into a cycle of memory and abuse and Survival

Added by Rob Northall on July 22, 2016 at 2:00 — 3 Comments

All Greedy Bullies.

24 years ago I asked all the so called Insolent  services for survivors for help in Tracing my Sibling who has been missing and is still missing But  as they all were busy polishing their rusty Halo's having heard from their Criminal Mate's in the Church , Government and Lawyers Offices,  that their was some money been arranged supposed to go as a gesture to the survivors from the Government and the Roman Catholic Church as an Apology, and them saying SORRY for all your Loses and terrible…

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Added by Geraldine Jackson on July 18, 2016 at 16:12 — 13 Comments

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

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

With Thanks To A Survivor's Message On Twitter

Redress

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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Added by jack colleton on July 14, 2016 at 10:16 — 7 Comments

The curious case of grace

Noonan: I have no memory of lobbying by foster home

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Added by micheal on July 2, 2016 at 12:00 — 85 Comments

Reply I got from Mary, but she forgot to say your only allowed to spend €2000 on household goods,

Dear Mr Power



Thank you for your feedback, which you know is always welcome.



To answer your questions:



Under the new arrangements we offer household goods, not just white goods

We aim to address the needs of each individual so it is always going to be the case that people may be treated differently, but within the general rules of the scheme. I take your point that some people have received high value assistance from Caranua and that this will not be the… Continue

Added by Michael power on July 1, 2016 at 15:43 — 12 Comments

Austin currie member of board caranua

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/clarity-on-abuse-allegations-sought-381941.html

 Monday, February 15, 2016

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has been called on to clarify his knowledge of how sexual abuse allegations…

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Added by Marylou on June 26, 2016 at 19:49 — 1 Comment

Still waiting

Even with professional letters they will do nothing for you  when your on a medical…
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Added by Marylou on June 25, 2016 at 10:20 — 3 Comments

www.connect.ie/secret.pdf

indemity.pdf…

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Added by Marylou on June 25, 2016 at 9:00 — No Comments

Press Release sent 19/06/2016 Secret Meeting Reveals that Survivors are Not All Equal

As a Result of a recent freedom of Information request that was successfully appealed against Caranua and a question asked by Clare Daly TD in written Question to the then Minister for Education Jan…

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Added by Rob Northall on June 23, 2016 at 17:00 — 9 Comments

Would Members Like To Have A Group Chat (IM) About Various Issues?

1: Would Members Like To Have A Group Chat (IM)  About Various Issues?

2: When Might Be A Good Date?

3: When Might Be A Good Time?

Added by jack colleton on June 22, 2016 at 18:44 — 17 Comments

RTE

David.McKenna@rte.ie)
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Added by Marylou on June 22, 2016 at 14:30 — 12 Comments

Free legal assistance offered to survivors of Ireland's mother and baby homes

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Added by Rob Northall on June 22, 2016 at 13:56 — No Comments

It is now a matter for you as a Board to put the flesh on the bones of the legislation

As you will be aware, the Act sets out four broad areas of approved services for the Fund to support. It is now a matter for you as a Board to put the flesh on the bones of the legislation – to determine what constitutes an approved service, to determine application procedures and criteria for deciding on applications.minister%20address.pdf

Residential Institutions Statutory…

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Added by Marylou on June 21, 2016 at 10:55 — 14 Comments

Questions Survivors would like to ask the Public Accounts Committee Regarding Caranua

I think its only fair that Survivors should be able to ask for an Inquiry into Caranua from the Public Accounts Committee?

Its fair to say that using a simple management tool and a calculator that this runaway Train could have been predicted Months  and Months…

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Added by Rob Northall on June 21, 2016 at 10:30 — 53 Comments

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