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"The Girl in the Tunnel"

In 1964, at the age of 12, Maureen Sullivan was illegally incarcerated in the Magdalene Laundry in the Good Shepherd Convent in New Ross.

In her four plus years in the system, she was treated as child slave labour, and was trafficked from one institution to another.…


Added by Rob Northall on September 27, 2018 at 21:00 — 7 Comments

Dear Mr Trevor O'Callaghan, I note Miss Anne Casey is in charge of looking into wrongdoing by Doctors in Tullamore & Portlaoise Hospitals.  I have given time to her request for information on Private…

Dear Mr Trevor O'Callaghan,

I note Miss Anne Casey is in charge of looking into wrongdoing by Doctors in Tullamore & Portlaoise Hospitals.  I have given time to her request for information on Private Consultation results I am having done at time.  I question her request,for such reports as the HSE are still withholding a lot of my medical file from my FOI request and I note Miss Casey is NOT a Medical Doctor.  I note she is still looking for Consultation reports yet…

Added by Teri on September 27, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments

Non-Freedom Of Information Disclosure Log

Last update of the Disclosure Log was in 2016

Added by Barbie on September 8, 2018 at 14:54 — No Comments

Caranua Where's the Financial and Appeals Report for 2017/18?

There has been no financial statement or appeals reports updated on the Caranua website since 2016?

Added by Barbie on September 8, 2018 at 14:50 — No Comments

Appointments to the Board of Caranua is advertising appointments to the Board of Caranua. Please note you can apply to this, you do not need to be nominated. To be…


Added by Barbie on September 8, 2018 at 14:30 — 4 Comments

Abuse support group One In Four raises funds to tackle rise in calls

21/08/2018 - 05:08:00


By Noel Baker


Social Affairs correspondent…


Added by Barbie on August 23, 2018 at 10:30 — 4 Comments

Update on Garda Cover up Of Tullamore Hospital crimes with Novartis 16th August 2018

To Inspector James McCarthy

Mullingar Section
Dear Inspector McCarthy,
 I spoke to a person in your office today to say that I am not happy that this is being again passed to Portlaoise Station.  Whilst I have nothing against Portlaoise District Chief Supt's Office I have no doubt that I will be passed back to Tullamore Station where Gardai seem to get promotions for covering up the crimes of Tullamore Hospital…

Added by Teri on August 16, 2018 at 19:00 — No Comments

Letter to Gardai 16th August 2018


Added by Teri on August 16, 2018 at 18:53 — No Comments

Public Letter to Tullamore Show 13th August 2018

Dear Tullamore Show Committee,

Thank you to xxxxx at your office for giving me time to raise concerns I have had with the Parking on this Tom Newton Land for the Tullamore Show.
As you may be aware I have had reason to contact your office before.  I regret having to contact your office again.  But in the interest of Health & Safety I do so now.
Tom Newton himself did think that Brian Newton Plant Hire…

Added by Teri on August 13, 2018 at 15:53 — No Comments

Boy George Link to Industrial Schools

Who Do You Think You are? Boy George BBC1

Added by Rob Northall on August 9, 2018 at 7:06 — 22 Comments

€8.5m funding shortfall for abuse victims


Added by Barbie on August 2, 2018 at 19:00 — 1 Comment

Watch out for Human Rights Lawyers - Entrapment & gathering of Evidence for Novartis cartel??

Dear Mr Winters,
I attended your office last Monday 23rd July 2018.  I was told two weeks previous that I would  be meeting with you.  Gavin Booth had confirmed that to me by phone.
The meeting…

Added by Teri on July 30, 2018 at 17:39 — No Comments

The lost children of Ireland and the shame of the nation who remained silent

My friend Derek linster has fought for…


Added by Marylou on July 21, 2018 at 14:05 — No Comments

Caranua survivors fund criticised again

Caranua was set up to run a fund for survivors of institutional abuse GETTY IMAGES

Money owed to survivors of institutional abuse may not have been used for its “intended” purpose because of poor financial control at a state agency for…


Added by Barbie on July 17, 2018 at 15:00 — 2 Comments

Open Letter to Minister for Health Simon Harris on corruption in HSE & Dept of Health July 2018

Dear Minister Harris,

I believe you have not received my emails. Taoiseach Varadkar did acknowledge to me several times that as my letters to him related to Health his office had passed them to you. Yet I never heard anything back from you.

I therefore send you this now and I ask you please to look into issues.

Despite DPP advising me to continue writing to Medical Council. It is noted now that Medical Council & DOH are covering up crimes of doctors in Tullamore…


Added by Teri on July 7, 2018 at 22:27 — No Comments

Letter to PSNI Drew Harris new Garda Commissioner

Dear PSNI,

Thank you for giving me an email contact for Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.  I have put two email addresses in case I took one down wrong, ie. - instead of a dot.
Dear Garda Commissioner Harris,
It was with confidence that I wrote the following letter to you early this morning.  On ringing the Commissioner's office here in Dublin a few minutes ago I was disappointed to hear that you are not taking up office until September.  I was told…

Added by Teri on June 27, 2018 at 17:32 — No Comments

‘Mistreatment of survivors’ of institutional abuse a ‘greater national shame’

‘Caranua failed. As a former board member I can state this with the utmost truth and confidence’

Thu, Jun 21, 2018, 19:22

Kitty Holland 


Caranua was established in 2012 to…


Added by Barbie on June 24, 2018 at 20:00 — 8 Comments

My Letter to Ms Brenda Power Barrister today So let us be clear when many say "They did not Know" Remember "They" Did & They are SILENT

  • Dear Brenda Power Lawyer /barrister,    
    Thank you for your time today on the phone.  Sincere apologies for the intrusion but I am sure you will understand desperate times take desperate measures in The Famine of Life.
    Please do not use that "you sound upset" phrase that is well criminalised in the Medical corruption of control and silence.  When should emotion & tears be a problem for the listener - it is a release of reality and a subtle description of…

Added by Teri on June 15, 2018 at 18:10 — 8 Comments

After 2 months a reply from Minister Paul Kehoe & my reply to him on Novartis corruption

12:50 PM (2 hours ago)

to me

Dear Ms. Byrne,


The Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D., has asked me to reply to your email of 24th April 2018.


Firstly, let me express my…


Added by Teri on June 15, 2018 at 15:22 — No Comments

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