Posted in September 2018

Meeting An Old Classic

That Trench was one of those responsible for the Famine exodus cannot be entirely excused by the fact that his motives were good, and that he felt this was a better solution than the humiliation of the workhouse and the cruelty of road-making. Continue reading

Magdalen Restorative Justice Ex-Gratia Scheme

Magdalen Restorative Justice Ex-Gratia Scheme In 2013 the Government established an ex-gratia redress scheme for the benefit of women who were admitted to and worked in one of 12 ‘Magdalen’ institutions.  The Government has now decided to apply the scheme to women who worked in the laundries in those 12 institutions but who were resident … Continue reading