NTN: Penance

Written by Theresa Talbot — The Magdalene Laundries and the abuses they concealed left deep psychological and physical scars on their victims not just in Ireland but in the UK, USA and Canada too. It’s little wonder these institutions, where ‘fallen women’ went to have their babies, have become…
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With Our Blessing

Written by Jo Spain – Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries, and the abuse that occurred inside them, has been well documented over recent years. Now it serves the background for the debut novel by journalist Jo Spain. It is a subject close to the author’s heart as her father…
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