The Shame of Ireland

The Shame of Ireland

On the 18th of August 2020 I paid £100 towards keeping the website up and running.

I was going to let it lapse and then it would have disappeared, but I thought better of it!

So what do we do with it?

What direction does it take?


Who is going to run it?

My life has changed dramatically and the reason I set up the website "To stop the Statutory Trust Fund from being set up" has ceased to exist as the organisation it spawned "Caranua" has run its course.

Questions were asked of it at the Public Accounts committee, and I believe that those questions are because of my work here, as the questions that were asked are identical to those posted at

Questions for the Public Accounts Committee


That being said this is a valuable resource for the future, and a record of the fight and wrongs that were imposed on Survivors. There is a lot of information, and a lot of Survivors opinions, experiences and feelings embodied in the complex structure of the website.

To lose all this would be a shame!

I have asked previously if anyone could help migrate it to free hosting as I do not have the technical ability to do so, and cannot afford to pay for the site maintenance!

So  how do we preserve it and what direction does it take?

It is up for another  year so there is time to ask around and see if some way of sorting it out can be found?

Please let me know what you think and can do?

Or maybe you know someone that can help?

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Comment by jack colleton on September 6, 2020 at 10:13

Will Contribute ASAP. As suggested Rob this could be  the opportunity now to make a fresh start and make this a forum about we the survivors ourselves instead of any organisation.

Comment by Rob Northall on September 6, 2020 at 11:21

Hi Jack, before you throw any money at it best wait to see what everyone else wants?

Or can do about it?

It is up for another year at the moment.

Comment by Teri on September 17, 2020 at 1:03

Rob so sorry my life too has changed in decline...but I will pay in something - can you please give payment details again so I can contribute.

I hope your life has changed for the better..


Comment by jack colleton on September 20, 2020 at 12:55

Hello Rob. Only just seen your reply here now. Contributed minutes ago. You should not be out of pocket. This site could take a whole new direction.

Comment by jack colleton on September 20, 2020 at 12:57

Hello Teri!  Long Time!  Life Changes That Is For Sure!   :) 

Comment by Teri on October 13, 2020 at 5:19

Hi Jack, still here in Pharma colony Ireland..hope you are well.   Notice in RiP Ireland the passing of Paddy Doyle 69 years old..Rest in Peace...


Comment by jack colleton on October 13, 2020 at 10:26
Comment by Geraldine Jackson on March 28, 2021 at 20:45

How do we contribute Rob,@ What address.I want to send something, 

Comment by Rob Northall on August 30, 2021 at 20:43

Found this blog recently posted

Have added it here to keep you all informed

Comment by Rob Northall on August 30, 2021 at 21:01

This is the Current state of the Website bank Account!

The web hosts are unaware of the current situation for now!!

I no longer wish to bear the responsibility for this payment!

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