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The Report on the Mother and Child Homes

The Report on the Mother and Child Homes

In the culture of the time, the father, considered the boss of the household in a patriarchal society, felt compelled to do his duty by barring his umarried pregnant daughter from living with the family. Considerations of familial love wilted when faced with the condemnation of neighbors, community and church. Continue reading

Hospital Pass

Your partners are your long-time opponents, there’s a pandemic, there is noise on you backbench … and then there are the Greens. Who would want to be Taoiseach? Continue reading