An academic who had access to one diocesan archive reports accounts of physical abuse and medical neglect and argues that the files are not accurately reflected in the McAleese Report into the Laundries, writes
The Ballylickey botanist; the Skibbereen astronomer; the Cloyne caterpillar collector, Madame Dragonfly.highlights the lives and achievements of three female scientists from Co Cork, and the obstacles they faced to achieve recognition of their work
THE Justice for Magdalenes (JFM) advocacy group has said it is “greatly concerned” that CORI (The Conference of Religious of Ireland) has refused to meet and discuss the group’s campaign for an apology and a redress scheme for survivors of the Magdalene laundries.
THE Justice For Magdalenes (JFM) advocacy group has accused the Government of refusing to apologise to the women who were kept in Magdalene Laundries as they know most of the women are very elderly and too ashamed about their past to campaign for justice.
Ballyhale Shamrocks, the All-Ireland club hurling champions and five in-a-row championship chasers in Kilkenny, got a sharp reminder of how difficult life will be without Henry Shefflin when they crashed to defeat against great rivals James Stephens in the SHL final.
Survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda gathered on a hillside today to bury the remains of hundreds of victims recovered from mass graves to mark the 10th anniversary of the government-orchestrated slaughter that left more than 500,000 people dead.