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In 1951 on the 19th of June my Sister and I were both committed to industrail Schools by Judge Roideain at Howth D.C.

My sister to Newtown Forbes, and me to St Vincents Boys School, Drogheda.

My sister was nearly six months old and that was the last time I saw her, until I was 54, in 2003.

I was 2years and two months of age.

So here started the imprisonment of two innocent children, my sister for 16 years and a half years and myself for 13 years and 10 months. A total of, 30 years and 4 months.

My earliest memories of that day were of been taken away by two people dressed in black, and of been confused and very frightened. There was a witness to that moment and fifty-four years later she told me what had happened next. She said that on that on the day, as they were taking me away in a car, one of the nuns tore the dummy from my mouth and threw it out of the window, saying " where you are going you will not be needing that" therefore taking away my last bit of comfort.

This was told to me by my Aunt Sis in 2003. I had met her after so many years. She had wanted to adopt my sister and me to prevent us from being put in the industrail schools, but was refused by the court. Sis also told me that I was screaming for my Sister whe they tore us apart, my sister and I had always been together from the day she was born.

Where is your humanity? Christian society? I think not.
Just some more money to be from two innocent children.

I can remember the court and being torn apart, all of what I describe- Yes, at the age of two.

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Comment by Kathleen O'Malley. on May 18, 2016 at 15:12

Hi Pol.

All a familiar tale  often told by Survivors.I understand the religious as yet have to apologise' why would they indeed we ask.  they are still as evil as ever.

I do hope Pol you are claiming what is yours from Caranua after all both you and your Sister worked for it, treat is as a sort of Pension  and fight for what is your right.

Kathleen O'Malley.  "Childhood Interrupted"

Comment by Elizabeth Nicholas on May 18, 2016 at 19:05

Hello all well once again I am being shunted back and forth I have been asked why I need financial help also why I need help with replacing our garden fences.  also why I think their decision is wrong and to add any other supporting info. Apparently the Appeals Officer needs as much info as to why I was refused any help have already passed this info to him,  did ask him if his strings were being pulled by m higgins  they probably are. So keep fighting for our rights.  Good luck everyone. 

Comment by Teri on May 18, 2016 at 23:05

All you dear children - God love you - I can tell you all that Diarmaid Martin is still as corrupt as McQuaid and others were back then - HSE & Church & Gardai are today still supplying women to Pharma Trials of Torture - It was decided just over a year ago - A Fr Sean Healy & a Sister Reynolds has organised closing down of all Voluntary Groups who worked with County Councils - they have a new Group together now asking Communities to weed out loners who may need suffering a Mental Illness - they are now seeking women over 50 - The Mass Graves are filled with women & children all subjects of Pharma Trials - Many women in their mid to late 50's have committed suicide following a stint in "hospital" - Thank God many of you survived..But note nothing has changed - Church & State still guilty of rapes & torture...

Comment by jack colleton on April 22, 2017 at 11:57

We Need Now To Stop Paying For Their Crimes Against Us.

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