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Boy George Link to Industrial Schools

Who Do You Think You are? Boy George BBC1

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Comment by Rebecca on August 9, 2018 at 11:17

Hi.  How do you obtain the school reports.  My mother was in Summerhill sisters of mercy industrial school from around 1936 (she was 6) until she was 16.  She passed away 13 years ago.  All her brothers and sisters were in industrial schools as well.   Thanks Rebecca 

Comment by jack colleton on August 9, 2018 at 12:18

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Comment by Rebecca on August 9, 2018 at 12:28

Thank you 

Comment by jack colleton on August 9, 2018 at 12:33

Sisters of Mercy laundry in Summerhill  in Wexford?

Comment by Geraldine ,O on August 9, 2018 at 12:33

Rebecca, get in touch with The Dept of Education they should have all the records.if they haven't destroyed them as part of the cover up , also the National Archives . It is so disgusting the sheer Wicked Brutality Merciless Beatings inflicted on children in Industrial Schools indeed  we have heard about some little terrified young boys were forced to get into boxing rings with trained christian brothers who beat them so badly many of the boys were no doubt left brain Damaged , or worse died, it was described as Mike Tyson in a bad mood in a Boxing Ring with a child, Sex abuse went on in all the Child Prisons including in Goldenbridge I suffered that and never talked about it because there are no words to describe such Sick Sadism , I had a strong feeling about the Woman talking to Boy George was covering the abuses up  was a Plant by the Government and Church she was so cold  ,how dare she say Irish children in Industrial schools had an education and had good training to become Servants when George asked about the Sheets <She changed the Subject ,Two of my relatives would have been in Goldenbridge Reformatory Industrial Child Prison the same time as George's Granny , How many children in Industrial child Prisons had family who Fought for Ireland's Freedom??or were their Fathers away fighting with the British Army  fighting while the State and Roman Catholic Church were Torturing ,Abusing , Raping, Starving, Slave Driving ,inflicting severe physical , What did the State do to help Kevin Barry a teenager and his friends NOTHING. It was Ethnic Cleansing of the Irish People starting with the Children. and  then forcing the young to become Nun's and Priests so they would not have children,. and no one noticed what was really going on the Church was busy Robbing the Country that is how they ended up owning so much Property in Ireland.   

Comment by Rebecca on August 9, 2018 at 12:44

Hi Jack.   No she said Athlone. 

Comment by Rebecca on August 9, 2018 at 12:47

Thanks Geraldine. 

I will do.  

Comment by jack colleton on August 9, 2018 at 14:15

Ah. Ok. 

There Can Appear To Be A Deliberate Attempt To Confuse Names Of Places. Even A Slight Change Can Cause Former Residents To Be Less Sure As To Their Past! 

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