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After spending a frustrating 6 or 7 hours on the Internet yesterday!

I have managed to glean the following information…

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Added by Rob Northall on August 1, 2017 at 10:59 — 10 Comments

'We wanted to be loved': Institutional abuse survivors take their fight for justice to the UN

A report launched today criticises the State’s treatment of victims, which it says has caused further trauma.

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Added by Rob Northall on July 4, 2017 at 21:38 — 9 Comments

A Cautionary Tale Of Over-thinking!

There‘s a Very famous Joke/ Tale about over-thinking and it goes Something like this:

 

Bill and Peter have been friends for over 20 years;…

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Added by Rob Northall on April 25, 2017 at 11:00 — 4 Comments

Abuse redress bill ‘did not arise’ in hospital transfer talks

Former Holles Street master Dr Peter Boylan said his concerns about project have ‘strengthened’

The relocation of the National Maternity Hospital from Holles Street to the St Vincent’s hospital campus in Dublin involves the largest single investment made in maternity services in the State. Photograph: Dave Meehan The relocation of the National Maternity Hospital from Holles Street to the St Vincent’s hospital campus in Dublin involves the largest single investment made in maternity services in the State. Photograph: Dave Meehan

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Added by Rob Northall on April 19, 2017 at 20:56 — 3 Comments

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

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

'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

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

Should You Record your Conversations with Caranua?

I was away from my keyboard earlier this evening and missed this chat with a Member

just got an email from caranua, they are refusing to listen to any recorded conversation, curiouser and curiouser.…

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Added by Rob Northall on November 15, 2016 at 20:04 — 3 Comments

Not So Clever NOW!

First I Decided to Lay Some Laminate Flooring…

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Added by Rob Northall on November 5, 2016 at 10:30 — 4 Comments

The Docherty Files

The Docherty Family originally from Aberdeen

have been Persecuted by 3 Police Forces  in 2 Countries!…

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Added by Rob Northall on October 16, 2016 at 18:00 — 1 Comment

governments love euthanasia laws but I say #DisabledLivesMatter

In America the disability community are fighting a 14 year old disabled girls wish to kill herself. They argue her medical care and lack of support is forcing her to make this decision.



They argue governments love euthanasia laws as it allows them to coerce disabled people to get off the health and welfare books! Meanwhile the 'normal' typicals ( non-disabled people) rally around the 14 year old declaring her beautiful, courageous, wonderful...for making this decision. They throw her… Continue

Added by Rob Northall on September 12, 2016 at 1:15 — 11 Comments

I'm A Racist! Are You?

I don't normally examine or share my psyche with anyone except my my nearest and dearest and closest friends,

BUT!

Am I a Racist? …

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Added by Rob Northall on September 7, 2016 at 0:30 — 10 Comments

Ireland a Culture of Coercive Confinement

Call to extend mother and baby homes inquiry to mental homes

About 33,000 patients died in psychiatric hospitals between late 1920s and early 1960s

Mon, Jun 16, 2014, 01:01 Updated: Mon, Jun 16, 2014, 09:15 

Carl O'Brien …

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Added by Rob Northall on August 29, 2016 at 12:20 — 4 Comments

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