At the end of a programme on RTÉ the other night, this message appeared. “In its correspondence with RTÉ and survivors, the Residential Institutions Redress Board has always referred to the implications of breaking section 28(6) of the Redress Act.”
Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
As individual professional archivists and information professionals, we wish to add our support to the calls for the full and immediate withdrawal of the Retention of Records Bill 2019 (Abuse records Bill should be withdrawn, December 4, 2019).
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
A religious order that accepted that children were abused in its care told the Minister for Education in 2015 that plans to retain child abuse records would lead to “eternal besmirching of the names of good people”.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
There are few nations, cultures and institutions of significant size and power that when examining their histories can present a record untarnished by acts of abominable cruelty... undertakings so inexcusable, so far off the moral compass that shapes universal concepts of right and wrong, good and evil that the marks they leave are inerasable.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
When, on Wednesday, Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley insisted that killings by the British army or police during the Troubles were “not crimes” she gave a perfect example of what happens when politicians are ill-informed and have no empathy with their brief. Despite her immediate apology, the blunder suggests she is hardly the person
Sat, 09 Mar, 2019
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