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Happy New Year 2023

Hi everyone just wanted to wish you all a Happy and peaceful New Year!!

Added by Barbie on January 6, 2023 at 18:16 — No Comments

'Will this be Opportunity Lost 2.0?': State must 'learn from mistakes' of past redress schemes

THE IRISH STATE has, to date, failed to operate a redress scheme that puts survivors’ needs first, according to an expert.

The Government is currently drawing up plans for a redress scheme for survivors of mother and baby institutions and county institutions. This scheme is expected to open to applications next year.

It will be the latest in a number of redress schemes established in recent years on foot of investigations into abuse in industrial schools, Magdalene laundries…


Added by Barbie on September 18, 2021 at 21:00 — No Comments

Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions

Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions

That’s according to a new report published today.


Added by Barbie on August 2, 2019 at 18:00 — 3 Comments

Oireachtas committee likely to request independent investigation into Caranua

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 07:14 PM

By Niall Murray

A State body's dealings with the institutional child abuse victims it was set up to provide support for is to be the subject of an Oireachtas committee request for an independent investigation.

Despite assurances from…


Added by Barbie on November 16, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments

'Retraumatising and stigmatising': One in Four's annual report hits out at handling of sexual abuse trials

The organisation found that it supported 31 clients through a criminal trial in 2017.


Added by Barbie on October 10, 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

€8.5m funding shortfall for abuse victims


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


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