"That's incredible. To be honest, I'm sort of a "wrong side of the blanket" relation, the result of an affair between Arthur White and my late mum. I was actually put in touch with Arthur's family by Dave Hilton, who spotted…"
"I'd actually be okay with human sacrifices, Rónán. The world is overpopulated as it is. And no one's suing anyone. Nor is any of this over a simple whack on the bottom with a wooden spoon. We're talking slavery,…"
"The nuns didn't keep places clean. The women who worked/slaved for them did. If you for one minute believe that a nun ever picked up a mop and bucket in any of those places, you're sadly mistaken.So let's be careful with language: it…"
"Thanks, Bernard. And I don't plan on going anywhere. We still haven't ripped up the last piece of dirty carpet in Ireland's "architecture of containment": the mother-baby homes. Since adoption became legal in Ireland in…"
"'The Magdalene Sisters' was actually highly accurate. Director/actor Peter Mullan based the film on a 1997 documentary by Steve Humphries called 'Sex in a Cold Climate', which featured four women recounting their experiences.…"
"Gerry invited me to reply to this thread, so with some trepidation I shall. I would first like to condition my response with the fact that Justice for Magdalenes, the advocacy org I co-founded back in 2003, officially ended its political campaign…"