The Shame of Ireland

The Shame of Ireland

On the 18th of August 2020 I paid £100 towards keeping the website up and running.

I was going to let it lapse and then it would have disappeared, but I thought better of it!

So what do we do with it?

What direction does it take?


Who is going to run it?

My life has changed dramatically and the reason I set up the website "To stop the Statutory Trust Fund from being set up" has ceased to exist as the organisation it spawned "Caranua" has run its course.

Questions were asked of it at the Public Accounts committee, and I believe that those questions are because of my work here, as the questions that were asked are identical to those posted at

Questions for the Public Accounts Committee


That being said this is a valuable resource for the future, and a record of the fight and wrongs that were imposed on Survivors. There is a lot of information, and a lot of Survivors opinions, experiences and feelings embodied in the complex structure of the website.

To lose all this would be a shame!

I have asked previously if anyone could help migrate it to free hosting as I do not have the technical ability to do so, and cannot afford to pay for the site maintenance!

So  how do we preserve it and what direction does it take?

It is up for another  year so there is time to ask around and see if some way of sorting it out can be found?

Please let me know what you think and can do?

Or maybe you know someone that can help?

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Comment by Rob Northall on July 24, 2022 at 9:15

It's that time of year again!

As I've said previously here, my work has been done and the site is a record of the struggles of survivors.

Website fees have to be paid they are £169

This is the current available to pay these fees!

Can anyone get this site transferred to free webhosting?

Does anyone want to take over responsibility and ownership?

Other than that donations need to be made!

The UK Bank Account details are

Sort Code 09-01-28
Account No33520774

To pay directly into your Shame of Ireland account from abroad, you will need to use.

Your Bank can help you?

Bank Identifier Code (BIC) ABBYGB2LXXX
International Bank Account Number (IBAN) GB14ABBY09012833520774

The Bank Account is in my name but only used for the website and nothing else.

Alternatively, there is a PayPal Donate button on the home page of the site (PayPal Charge a fee for doing this)!

Please let me know your thoughts below?

Your friend Rob

Comment by jack colleton on July 26, 2022 at 21:57

Hello Rob. Have you any idea of how many people have signed in to this site since ab out this time last year?

Comment by Rob Northall on July 27, 2022 at 21:37

Hi Jack, I can't give any information on the level of activity, but can give the number who last logged in over that period is as follows;-


      of  Members

                   Date Last


5 Aug-21
9 Sep-21
3 Oct-21
2 Nov-21
2 Dec-21
2 Mar-22
3 Apr-22
3 May-22
4             Earlier in July 2022
2 26-Jul-2022
3 27-Jul-2022

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