The Shame of Ireland

The Shame of Ireland

Remember the lost and the lonely this Christmas day - and every other day.

All that glitters is not gold

Behind all the glitter, the flashing neon and the mood music there are many people outcast from society - cast into the shadow by a shamed system.  Many who went through the Industrial Schools system ended up on the streets; many of them lived short, desperate lives before succumbing. We mustn't forget them.

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Comment by pauline jackson on December 14, 2011 at 18:05

In the industriel schools we had to watch all the cruelty its heartbreaking to remember some of the scenes i saw as a small child. the life on the streets is lonely cold and dangerous. I wish we hade real help to offer them and not these groups who keep them in a tempory lifestyle. Having childhood memories of these places is enough to drive them to the streets and no hope land. So i wish them warmth ans safety now.

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