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The Shame of Ireland

COMPARE and CONTRAST how the Death of an Industrial School Survivor has been Reported

I am asking you to Read the Following Articles and look at the Impression that they Give of Industrial School Survivors?

Article 1

Man arrested over murder of chip shop stab victim David Sheridan

David Sheridan and scene where he was savagely attacked near the Five Lamps in Dublin

A 63-year-old man has been arrested in connection with murder of David Sheridan.

The man was arrested this morning and is being held at Mountjoy Garda station.

Dad-of-two David “Gummy” Sheridan was savagely attacked near the iconic Five Lamps in Dublin’s north inner city on Sunday night.

He was rushed to hospital where he was in a critical condition overnight and the 45-year-old, who struggled with alcohol addiction, lost his fight for life shortly after 11am yesterday.

Speaking to the Irish Mirror the victim’s niece Serena Davis, 25, said: “He was just a gentle soul and he didn’t deserve that to happen to him."

Some of the attack was caught on CCTV and a worker in the fast-food shop witnessed the incident.

Source - http://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/man-arrested-over-murder-...

Article 2

Civil servant arrested in connection to murder of David Sheridan

Published 19/08/2014 | 10:15


A CIVIL servant has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death at the weekend.

"The male was arrested this morning in Dublin and is being detained at Mountjoy Garda station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended," a spokesman said.

The latest development comes as Mr Sheridan's brother spoke of the heartbreaking decision to turn off his life support machine.

Gerry Sheridan (52) said his brother David's stab wounds were so severe he could not have survived.

The father of three, known as 'Gummy' to his friends, died in the Mater Hospital yesterday after being stabbed several times in an attack at a Dublin city centre takeaway the previous night.

"The guards rang me at 6am and told me to come to the hospital fast as it didn't look good. When I arrived he was covered in tubes. When he was stabbed in the back, the knife severed an artery. The doctor told me nothing more could be done and I agreed the machine could be switched off," he said.

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David Sheridan

"David had a very sad life. A brother and a sister took their own lives when he was young. He spent years as a child in the industrial school in Clonmel where he was sexually abused. That place changed him in a bad way and when he got out he got into robbing and doing drugs and ended up in prison. He became a heroin addict and an alcoholic.

"He got a quarter of a million in compensation for what happened him in Clonmel and he drank most of it away, along with his friends. He was on methadone too."

Speaking at his home off Sherrard Street in Dublin, Gerry said: "I felt he was lost. I was looking after him recently until about a week-and-a-half ago when he left."

Anita Judge, mother of 
David's teenage son, said: "David was a very good man with a very big heart."

Speaking at her home in Finglas East, she said she had a six-year relationship with him with many happy memories.

"I'm very angry. David didn't deserve this after all he'd been through in his life. It's wrong to take a life. He was a good dad to his son," she said.

The 45-year-old victim was stabbed several times in the stomach and back outside 
Luigi's takeaway premises at North Strand in Dublin's north inner city.

Mr Sheridan was well known to gardai and had a series of criminal convictions.

He was given a two-year 
suspended sentence for robbery by Dublin Circuit Criminal Court last January.

Source : http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/civil-servant-arrested-in-conn...

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Comment by Kathleen O'Malley. on August 22, 2014 at 18:26

Jack.

Still can't find your comment on Nouse.

Kathleen.

Comment by jack colleton on August 22, 2014 at 18:49

i have not made comment on Nouse. i make comment on lots of different things practically every day.

Comment by robert on August 25, 2014 at 12:00

The Irish Media is a tootal disgrace to themselves each other the country and EVERYONE KNOWS OUTSIDE IRELAND of the COVER UPS from The ROPSC No.1 and ROPSC No.2 the HSE the EDUCATION MINISTER the CARANUA ROBBERY of ALL SO CALLED SUPPORT GROUPS WHO NEVER ONCE EXPOSED THE LIES TO THE PEOPLE OF IRELAND, the WHOLE ISSUE IS all about the self what is in it for me????? CHARITIES are being USED and then any help got THESE BLOOD LEECHES ARE CLAIMING THEY ARE DOING THE WORK FOR SURVIVORS OF THIS ON GOING ABUSE.

Comment by robert on August 25, 2014 at 12:04

THIS GENTLEMAN THIS FATHER SHOULD BE  RESPECTED BUT NO NOT EVEN THIS and IT COST NOTHING so WHAT KIND OF COUNTRY DO WE ACTUALLY LIVE IN? HE appears to have young children and they are the only ones not allowed to have ANYTHING for what happened to their family THE IRISH GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE ASHAMED IN ALL MEDIA WORLD  WIDE

Comment by Kathleen O'Malley. on August 25, 2014 at 12:26

It is obvious why the the Irish  Government and Country continously ignores the wishes of the Survivor. 

It is a State of Fear.

As an abused society there is still FEAR of the STATE.  Ireland was built on Fear so it continues.  Survivors and the Irish people have been nutured on Catholicism and FEAR not LOVE.  We only have to look back at the supposed march a year ago suddenly CANCELLED no explanation other than allegedly those attendin were worried of being singled out. 

Unless Survivors are able to clear their heads of the  BRAIN WASHING which took place as children nothing will change.  The Irish Tax Payer is also numed as to what the Irish Government is doing to them.

Frustrated and Sadened   I am.

Kathleen O'Malley.  "Childhood Interrupted"..

Comment by jack colleton on August 25, 2014 at 15:17

yes indeed. to give survivors status / respect / power / etc would be to change everything including the seemly immunity to prosecution of political party (s) and  the government of the day!

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