The Shame of Ireland

The Shame of Ireland

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‘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…

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

Ireland: UN human rights expert calls for national strategy to protect children from sexual violence

GENEVA (21 May 2018) – Legal advancements in Ireland that aim to put children first should be accompanied by a national strategy to prevent and respond to sexual violence against minors, says the UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, Maud de Boer-Buquicchio. 

She also called for justice and redress for those who suffered…

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Added by Barbie on June 13, 2018 at 21:30 — 6 Comments

Caranua Board Minutes from 12th April 2018

Caranua Board minutes 12th April 2018

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Added by Barbie on June 1, 2018 at 19:30 — 1 Comment

€72.5 million spent on services

€72.5 million spent on services

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Added by Barbie on June 1, 2018 at 19:30 — No Comments

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…

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

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Added by Barbie on January 27, 2018 at 11:30 — 6 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/Rollingnews.ie

THE COMMISSION OF Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes has…

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

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

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