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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. 

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

Lads we have our good friend Rob in a spot of bother let's help

I have known Rob for years and he has fought tooth and nail for survivor's, now he is in need of our help, he is virtually homeless and jobless and waiting on government support to kick in in April, Rob has run this site on his own dime all these year's and now needs a little help from his brothers and sisters, please use the donate button to send a little help I am kicking it off by sending 10 euros via the donate button, thanks everyone

Added by micheal on March 24, 2017 at 10:00 — 34 Comments

On the RTE News Today



13% of redress scheme cost paid so far - C&AG report



The State originally gave the religious congregations an indemnity in 2002, limiting their contribution The State originally gave the religious congregations an indemnity in 2002, limiting their… Continue

Added by Barbie on March 9, 2017 at 16:00 — 7 Comments

'Shocking and indefensible': 1 in 14 priests in Australia accused of child abuse

The St John of God Brothers had 40% of its members accused of abuse.

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Added by Rob Northall on February 18, 2017 at 0:19 — No Comments

Human Rights expert leads first-ever study on children deprived of liberty



UN independent expert Manfred Nowak. UN Photo/Ryan Brown…

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Added by Rob Northall on February 18, 2017 at 0:00 — 1 Comment

Spending on abuse survivors falls

The Government said it had sought a contribution from the Catholic religious congregations of approximately €725m The Government said it had sought a contribution from the Catholic religious congregations of approximately €725m



Survivors of institutional child abuse in industrial schools received…

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Added by Barbie on February 16, 2017 at 21:30 — 14 Comments

Copy of email sent to caranua appeals

Complaints
Date:
February 2, 2017, 4:55 PM


How do you sleep at…
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Added by micheal on February 2, 2017 at 17:03 — No Comments

Clarissa's Imagination with the Help of Angels...

This piece was first published in News Beacon Ireland...I think News Beacon Ireland has closed it's publications now and this piece has been removed...I copy it here as a Blog Post.

CLARISSA’S IMAGINATION - First Published 2014

 

Clarissa sat in the doctor’s surgery – she said “all I want is safe healthcare”  she knew he was not…

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Added by Teri on February 1, 2017 at 1:41 — No Comments

What The Survivor Word Really Means

Yesterday After Being Told By My Caranua Advisor (3rd Call Ever With Them) That Caranua Has Refused My Request For Assistance With Essential Repairs To My House In Ireland Because I Reside In England Having Fled To Here After 18 Years Of Suffering The Effects Of Abduction, Imprisonment, Sex Abuse, Assaults, Denied Adoption (Not Even A Foster Home), Torture And Being Drugged By A Scientist Etc. I Was Browsing Online Reviewing The History Of The State Child Abuse Inquiry, So…

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Added by jack colleton on January 10, 2017 at 15:28 — 28 Comments

Pension Advice Needed

This turned up via Personal Message for the Shame Of Ireland Twitter Account from an Industrial School Survivor

Can anyone tell me if I'm entitled to an Irish pension? I was born in 1945 in lreland and I left an industrial school and went to work for a tailor for five years I got cash…

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Added by Rob Northall on January 10, 2017 at 11:40 — 2 Comments

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