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First Update From the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund(RISF) September 2013

The Following turned up recently in my Personal Email account as a PDF File which is attached.

In order to Facilitate Discussion I have split it into sections,

Links to which are bellow the Introduction

With your permission you have been added to our mailing list.  This is the 

first update sent from the RISF. Enclosed you will find frequently asked 

questions which we have received in the office and the answers to these. 

Please note, these are also available on our website 


As more news and information becomes available, we will continue to 

send updates to you. 


        If you no longer wish to be on the mailing list or wish to change the 

                   details we have for you, please contact the office on: 



                                               Tel: +353(1)8745708 


                           Post: 24/27 North Frederick Street, Dublin 1 



The Residential Institutions Statutory Fund (RISF) Board was established 

under the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Act 2012. The RISF will 

oversee how the €110 million pledged by religious congregations to 

support the needs of some 15,000 survivors of residential institutional 

abuse is spent.  


This document will answer a series of frequently asked questions that we 

receive here at the RISF.  


For further information, do not hesitate to visit our website at: 

Section 1: What is the RISF and how does it work?

Section 2: How much is in the Fund and how will it be used?

Section 3: What services will be provided by the Fund? 

Section 4: Who can apply for the fund?

Section 5: Why is it taking so long?

Section 6: What is the difference between the RISF and 

the Education Finance Board? 

Section 7: What about the monument for survivors?

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ThanX Oliver, the Actual document is attached as a PDF and can be downloaded and emailed on to others



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