The Shame of Ireland
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Some images from the ongoing Big Chill here in Ireland and some music The big ChillUploaded by…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by pauline jackson Nov 8, 2011. 16 Replies 1 Like
The annual procession at Artane School. Ireland. June 18 1925Little children walk along followed by priests and altar boys. Littlegirls in white dresses walk along followed by schoolboys. Priests…Continue
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Three brothers whose family was torn apart when they were children have been reunited after 65 years apart. Patrick, Vincent and John O'Hara had not been in the same room together since the 1940s,…Continue
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When my friend died
Memories faded slowly
leaving this trace
in the twilight
Posted on March 27, 2021 at 10:49 2 Comments 3 Likes
Anger written on a page
Ink ravenous with rage hacks and scratches
Till hearts, scythed and asunder,
deaden, stiffen, nerves shriven.
Imagine that! As a…Continue
Posted on October 12, 2020 at 12:04 2 Comments 2 Likes
Paddy Doyle is dead. He authored the book The God Squad and it'll get a mention in the news. TDs and thier ilk will be rolled out to say a few words but at the time of the books publication in the late-80s no legislator read the book. It took until 2009 for survivors stories/testimony to be acknowledged. RIP Paddy.
Posted on October 29, 2014 at 11:00 5 Comments 2 Likes
Thousands of people in Switzerland who were forced into child labour are demanding compensation for their stolen childhoods. Since the 1850s hundreds of thousands of Swiss children were taken from their parents and sent to farms to work - a practice that continued well into the 20th Century.
Happy Birthday Andrew!
Catholic Priests were like Moses
They held high office
They fell on their knees
Charging church fees
And money was what they took off us
Happy Birthday Andrew!
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