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To All Survivors!!!!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by tommy Rhattigan Apr 12. 480 Replies

TO ALL SURVIVORS,As Minister Jan O’Sullivan is new to her job, would it be at all possible that we could band together and ask the Minister to meet with a group of survivors so that we can voice our…Continue

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pauline jackson commented on Barbie's blog post Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions
"Its more than fear Its panic. Even filling out forms brings on hot and cold sweats. Going to hospitals and clinics is frightening. There is always the 1 or 2 people giving out orders and always 1 or 2 perverts making people suffer in very suptle…"
Aug 10
Theresa Newberry commented on Barbie's blog post Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions
"Thank you for posting this, Barbie. I will be back when having more time to read it all, it's alot (the whole new report). Can relate to much of this and particular area of interest is: Resettlement options for survivors who returned to or…"
Aug 9
Cathriona Barker commented on Barbie's blog post Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions
"Rob Northall. You have been keeping survivors up to date on everything for over 10 years, I must know you 10 years or even more and you and Robert Artane are the real people who has been there for us! You both should be acknowledged for your hard…"
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Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutions

Abuse survivors report 'huge fear' of visits to hospitals and institutionsThat’s according to a new report published today.Fri 3:42 PM 8,305 Views 1 Comment…See More
Aug 2
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Jul 30
Barbie replied to Rob Northall's discussion Details of abuse redress board fees revealed
"Geraldine, I couldn't agree more but some of the survivors got very little or nothing including myself and siblings we got less than the price of a cheap second hand 2007 car and one sibling got nothing as the felt she was affected from her…"
Jul 23
Barbie commented on Geraldine Jackson's blog post Corrupt State and Groups,
"I have not heard of that place before, but I agree with everything you have said and as a survivor we need true justice!"
Jul 17
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"hi all, hope your summer is going ok!"
Jul 12
pauline jackson commented on Barbie's blog post Christian Brothers to pay final €8.8m owed to abuse survivors' fund
"I have never understood why some recieved such large sums and then others a fixed sum so much lower.what was the Reason as it was bound to raise questions.I have had no information at all.We are all facing problems now as we are old and many are ill…"
May 13
james penrose commented on Barbie's blog post Christian Brothers to pay final €8.8m owed to abuse survivors' fund
May 13
Pat Brennan commented on Barbie's blog post Christian Brothers to pay final €8.8m owed to abuse survivors' fund
"I wonder will we ever get a final amount paid to Caranua in wages out of our funding or has anyone any idea how much it is to date."
May 12
Barbie commented on Rob Northall's blog post What Survivors need is Closure not more Broken Promises
"For me it has been one disappointment after another, and it brakes my heart to see some survivors to receive everything while other receive nothing. I have seen survivors that have desperate needs being told by Caranua no its not available and the…"
May 11
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Apr 27
Barbie commented on Rob Northall's blog post Facing the future together - Ireland’s lifelong responsibility to survivors...
"Hi All, why are caranua even interested in this future together they have done nothing to help us in the present. I had an email from them yesterday stating they are winding down and an last date for receiving invoices for what ever they want to…"
Apr 27
pauline jackson commented on Barbie's blog post Religious congregations indemnity deal was ‘a blank cheque’, says Michael McDowell
"The catholic Church in Ireland get away with anything.Like all rich companys thay let the people pay for them.thay are land owners but when it comes to paying thay cry poverty."
Apr 27
tommy Rhattigan replied to Barbie's discussion To All Survivors!!!!!!
"Perhaps it would also be an idea to ask where all the VAT they have claimed has gone to. Has this gone back into the funds? I have asked but I still haven't had an answer. "
Apr 12

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At 23:13 on September 21, 2014, georgina price said…

Hi Barbara. i do agree with you, but will it happen!!!

At 19:29 on May 21, 2015, Elizabeth Nicholas said…

Hello Barbara,   just to ask how did the meeting go with the minister yesterday,  did you manage to mention caranua.  As you say our money will dry up sooner than later and I'm sure there are lots of us that still need help, in my case its financial help but they are not very forthcoming but am not giving up.  Liz

At 11:05 on August 7, 2015, Elizabeth Nicholas said…

Hello Barbara, good morning hope the weather is as nice there as it is here.  We have been looking after our Grand daughter Lilly for the last 2 weeks as her child minder is on holiday,  she goes home today so I can get some housework done properly.

Anyway,  any news with the meeting with the minister yet,  we as survivors cannot sit back and allow our money to float away if I lived any closer I would accompany you but I am in the UK. Good luck with that and keep in touch.   Liz Nicholas

At 17:01 on May 19, 2016, shep said…

Hi kid, I lost contact also, other stuff needed dooing ,still does, so hoear you were unwell, sorry to hear. Hope you are better than before. We must meet, as I am very aware that nothing is secure. Not even shure if my news is relevent, suffice to say, I am glad I used the pen and not the phone to communicate with caranua.  

At 13:34 on June 25, 2016, shep said…

Hi, lost the plot again, any up date, you were to have a meeting with someone, how did it go, it is scary how they are changing things, almost under the table, if it was not for this site, I for shure would be in the dark. Also not shure how many are around my area, and how many could attend a meeting of our own,, I'm shure we could get a central meeting place, and Invite some of the media, and give anyone who wants, a chance to speek, What think you. If there is a way of finding out how many are around, perhpas Athlone could be a venue..It is central, near train and bus, and so on.

At 23:22 on July 10, 2016, Mary theresa Doyle said…

Thank you.

At 19:20 on July 31, 2016, james fox said…

thanks barbara i have being saying oll along that caranua is running out of our money we

that suffered in state sponcered prisons will now get nothing oll our money is being spent

on big wages .mary higghans and her croneys have worked it out that in 2 years there will

be nothing left the vulchers in caranua have picked every penny off the bones and will

make sure there is nothing left for us . james fox 

At 18:59 on August 23, 2016, james fox said…

thanks babara for the names of the 4 of the survivers employed by caranua .james fox 

At 15:09 on August 24, 2016, Barbie said…

you're welcome!!

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