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At 14:55 on March 10, 2012, jack colleton said…

hello from Jack Colleton survivor

At 12:00 on March 12, 2012, Catherine Roberts said…

Welcome Michael.

At 0:19 on March 27, 2012, jack colleton said…

Happy Birthday Michael!

At 12:15 on March 27, 2012, Catherine Roberts said…

Have a lovely day Michael.

At 10:05 on August 12, 2012, John J Hogan said…

 Mike good to hear from you I was in Glin from 1954 until 1960 . I now live in San Diego California


At 10:13 on August 12, 2012, John J Hogan said…

 Mike I also Lived in Birmingham in 1960 and I lived in london for 15 year's I have two Daughter's who were born in London England One is Roslyn born in Edgerware General Hospital in 1969 and Christina born in Kingsbury Hospital in 1971 . We have been living in the United States since 1977 .God Bless America. P.S where go you live in Birminghan I   have Tow Brothere living there.

At 13:30 on March 27, 2013, jack colleton said…

Birthday Greetings Mike!

At 19:26 on June 8, 2014, helen said…

Hello  my  dear,  I'm  miss  Helen,i  came  across  your  
profile  and  i  developed  interest  in  knowing  more  about  
you,i  would  like  to  know  you  more  better  feel  free  to  
contact  me  with  my gmail  email ( )
i  have  something  special  to  share  with  you  hoping  to  
hear from  you  soonest thanks  and  see  you  later

At 21:36 on September 23, 2014, patrick burke-logan said…

hi; Michael, sorry I dont have a lot of memory from my time in artane in regards to names of the other lads that were with me in Artane. I left in 1955 august and moved to London 9 months later and blocked out all of my time in school. 3 years in the Nuns at Drogheda and 9 years in Artane. When I arrived in London I blotted out all of my years away and did not ever dwelve on them. It was 50 years until I returned to Ireland. Had a visit to the school

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At 0:15 on December 5, 2014, John J Hogan said…

 Hi Mike great to hear from you would love to hear from you .I was in Birmingham in 2013. My Mother and Step faher Loved in Small Heath for Fifthy year. Were you at the Reunion in Glin last year. I will give you my E Mail Address. john j hogan @cox .net . You are welcome to E Mail me at any Time Thank's J.H.

At 6:09 on December 5, 2014, John J Hogan said…

Hi Mike great to hear from you .I will give you my E Mail Address. johnjhogan would love to hear from you .John 

At 17:25 on January 6, 2015, Teri said…

Welcome Michael...I hope you are well - at least you are all out of the criminal society that is Ireland - so sadly - I was out for a few years but did not realise what I had come back to until it was too late...

At 0:06 on March 27, 2015, jack colleton said…

Happy Birthday Michael!

At 13:39 on March 27, 2016, jack colleton said…

Happy Birthday Michael!

At 18:13 on June 8, 2016, seanie morrison said…

Good morning Michael, Then you have walked a mile in my shoes, it was a rocky road if you had shoes to wear but never the less we walked it. I finished up in the SAS and saw action in the jungle as a special forces at age 21 five years after my release from Glin and the fighting in the jungle was a cake walk compared to what I would later lie, calling Glin, St. Joseph's ( A COLLEGE FOR SENIOR BOYS ) to my new friends, I hope they never found out. I had one one occasion parachuted into Minden, Germany to work with NATO forces and whilst there visited Bergen Belsen, before going through the entrance which was still as it was back in 45, the birds were singing in the tree's but when I entered that terrible place I was struck into shock, silence, it was if I had lost all hearing I looked at the mounds of earth with signs saying here lie 5,000 here lie 2,000 and the gas brick chambers, I cried unashamed, Glin was still my constant companion without any signs. Years later I went back to Ireland and to my torture chamber in Glin, it was being demolished to my satisfaction, I wondered to the graveyard just up the road and searched the gravestones for names, Bergen Belsen must never be forgotten and neither must Glin or any other Belsen in Ireland. Just a little part of my life Michael.


At 18:16 on June 8, 2016, seanie morrison said…

I wandered to the graveyard, not wondered ha ha

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