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Appeal to fund hotel stays for large-scale gathering of Magdalene survivors

Justice for Magdalenes Research is calling on the government to help organise the event.

Flowers hang on the gates of the site of the former Magdalene Laundry in Donnybrook.

Flowers hang on the gates of the site of the former Magdalene Laundry in Donnybrook.

Image: Sam Boal

A CAMPAIGN GROUP set up to support survivors of the Magdalene Laundries is appealing for help funding a…


Added by Barbie on March 6, 2018 at 13:30 — 4 Comments

Professor Michael Barry prescribes PAIN INDUCING DRUGS whilst Withdrawing VERSATIS PATCHES - Letter to Med.Council & MH Commission

  • Letter to Medical Council on Professor Michael Barry 16th February 2018
  • Dear Medical Council,
    In 2011, Following advice from the then Irish Medicines Board in 2011, known now as HPRA I submitted a complaint to your offices on Professor Michael Barry of St James's Hospital.
    Could you please advise me if you can re-instate that complaint or I can put in the new details.
    The reason why I submit this complaint to you again is that I have had…

Added by Teri on February 21, 2018 at 16:00 — No Comments

Senator Frances Black on her Bill - My Response 1st February 2018

My Personal Opinion from Ireland's Hypocrisy & Violation of Human Life

Dear Senator Frances Black,

I feel compelled to write to you on your proposed Bill on Territories.
I know of you as a singer - much loved and appreciated throughout Ireland and your personal/publicised battle with alcoholism which you managed to break free of - which is a wonderful achievement as many do not.
It is as a Senator that I address you today on your…

Added by Teri on February 1, 2018 at 12:29 — No Comments

Mary Higgins had No Premission

No Permission

Broadsheet at 1:40 pm July 4, 2017

Mary Higgins, of Caranua

Ellen Coyne, in today’s Times Ireland edition, reports:

Caranua spent hundreds of thousands of euros from a fund for survivors of institutional abuse…


Added by Barbie on January 27, 2018 at 11:30 — 6 Comments

I sought Refuge in my Homeland

I sought refuge in my homeland… I got betrayal

I sought safety in my homeland…. I got bruised

I sought peace in my homeland…. I got ridicule

I sought freedom in my homeland…I was chained

I sought pardon for no crime… I got persecution


…But my life is my life whether snatched and torn from me


Whether persecuted,

Whether chained,

Whether ridiculed

Whether bruised

I am still free because…



Added by Teri on January 24, 2018 at 13:05 — 4 Comments

My Letters to the Medical Council on Medical Torture in Portlaoise & Tullamore Hospitals

Medical Council Ireland are continuing to cover up Medical & Novartis crimes in Ireland

I have pleaded for safety in Healthcare but with the Biomedical & BioEthics of UCD, TCD & RCSI - I have learnt there are no ethics - these mad men of Medicine & Science are doing covert biongineering trials on women.  Minister Simon Harris should hang his head low, very low at his involvement in trafficking women…


Added by Teri on January 17, 2018 at 5:30 — 1 Comment

Last Day To Support Voices of Irish Survivors!

It's the last day for people to sign their names and show their support for this application that's going into the Abbey Theatre this Friday! It's called "Voices of Irish Survivors" - it aims to bring the voices and experiences of survivors of Institutional Abuse onto the stage, by recording the voices and the life story of those who want to tell their stories now.... Please spread the word!

You can sign the letter and find out more here:…


Added by Mark Lynch on December 14, 2017 at 22:51 — 2 Comments

Voices of Irish Survivors - Please Sign the Letter to the Abbey Theatre

Please sign your name in a comment below if you'd like to support this application that's going into the Abbey Theatre this week! It's called "Voices of Irish Survivors" - it aims to bring the voices and experiences of survivors of Institutional Abuse onto the stage, by recording the voices and the life story of those who want to tell their stories now.... 

It could shine a spotlight on the plight of survivors now…


Added by Mark Lynch on December 9, 2017 at 14:30 — 18 Comments

Mother and baby homes: It will be difficult to 'establish facts' on burial records say investigators

The commission has asked for an year extension to its deadline to publish its full findings.

Wed 7:14 AM 

The former grounds of the Tuam mother and baby home

Image: Laura Hutton/

THE COMMISSION OF Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes has…


Added by Barbie on December 6, 2017 at 15:30 — 2 Comments

Taoiseach Kenny in Bribery and Corruption with Pharma - Cover up of Medical Torture - Ireland 2015

My Photo gone !! - I cannot sign out -  also blocked at times from accessing FB and blog page - blocked from signing into Twitter @MarionWomen - blocked from accessing Email today - perhaps it is the truth I wrote on Richard Boyd Barrett's cover up of bribery and corruption with Pharma and the "mafia" in the Medical Cartel of medical torture in Hospitals - or perhaps it is just that I tell too much of the truth that the Irish Church and State "hide" or perhaps I have dented the unholy Pharma…


Added by Teri on November 26, 2017 at 1:34 — 4 Comments

Caranua & ROP/SC Meeting minutes - 13/06/2017

Who are these people at Right of Place/Second Chance - They do NOT represent me as a survivor in any way shape of form - I do not know these people and yet they seem to speak on my behalf - I have never been contact by any group supposed to be representing survivors to help or advise me in any way. They seem to be taking it upon themselves to speak to Caranua and Mary Higgins, CEO about the 2016 so called review of Caranua about survivors. This is the same Fund set up for survivors who are…


Added by Barbie on November 20, 2017 at 14:30 — 14 Comments

Letter to Mr Tony O'Brien HSE

To Mr Tony O'Brien
CEO of the Health Services Executive
Dr Stephen's Hospital
Dublin 1
Dear Mr O'Brien,
I have been writing to the HSE Executive for almost four years about the Novartis drug Rasilez Aliskiren and the harm done to me by doctors to cover up the dangers and poison of that drug.
I have written many letters to the Taoiseach and to the Health Ministers - all of which were forwarded to your office.  I have been…

Added by Teri on November 19, 2017 at 3:29 — 4 Comments

Baby Boy,

The baby was found by one of the big girls He was new born wearing lovely cloths a new Matney jacket all white, A note was pinned on the Jacket saying please call this baby Anthony Edward and please look after him .  I wonder what happened to him who he is now Knowing the  Evil Sadists running those Child Prisons they probably Ruined his life like they did to thousands of Children's, 

Added by Geraldine Jackson on November 6, 2017 at 22:30 — 8 Comments

Open Letter to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar 1st November 2017

Novartis Bribery & Corruption

An open letter to Prime Minister Varadkar - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Ireland with copy to Swiss Embassy Dublin

Dear Taoiseach,

Your office has acknowledged to me several times that you have received my letters re Medical wrongdoing done to me and the coverup of Novarts drug Rasilez Aiskiren and the clinical trials done by Novartis doctors to use such adverse reactions of Aliskiren to…


Added by Teri on November 1, 2017 at 17:48 — 1 Comment

Child Numbers.

Just as the aslinn centre  in Dublin for years refused to say the names of Survivors they had on their books to keep getting their Funding the same seems to be happening with this Business in London and that is what it is A Big Business that pays out big wages to Staff , NOTHING to do with the real survivors all that Money really belongs to Survivors Have Been Ripped Off . The Massive property in Wicklow was bought from the sale if the Rosary Bead Factory and Glueing brown paper bags for…


Added by Geraldine Jackson on October 10, 2017 at 11:28 — 3 Comments

In Memory of Fiona Pender & Her Mother recently died, Josephine Pender...

This was my reply to a piece in the Journal on the passing of Josephine Pender, Fiona's mother...whilst I gave a short reply in the memories, my thoughts, the facts I write here...

This touches me I wonder what dark secrets are in these Midland Towns..Missing people...Many "Suicides" Concluded by Gardaí without investigations...Murders covered up by Gardaí Without Investigations...and so I once again write what I DO…

Added by Teri on September 26, 2017 at 12:47 — 2 Comments

Greetings to Ploughing Championship TULLAMORE 2017

The sea of Cars continue to flow
down the one way system from top of Blueball Hill...
Destination:  Ploughing Championships 2017..
They say…

Added by Teri on September 19, 2017 at 11:35 — No Comments

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