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#Industrial School

# industrial-school - Saturday 30 January, 2021

'The brother whipped him until his back was bleeding, then gave him an orange to keep quiet'
# Industrial School
# Industrial School

'The brother whipped him until his back was bleeding, then gave him an orange to keep quiet'

Jan 30th 2021, 10:30 AM 142,096 Views 30 Comments

Joe McAveety was born in a mother and baby home and grew up in industrial schools which were rife with physical and sexual abuse.

# industrial-school - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'The beatings were regular and we worked until our fingers bled': My childhood in an industrial school
# Industrial School
# Industrial School

'The beatings were regular and we worked until our fingers bled': My childhood in an industrial school

Oct 22nd 2020, 7:30 PM 87,136 Views 26 Comments

Mary Harney shares her personal story on a day where the fate of records of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes was debated on the Dáil floor.

# industrial-school - Monday 17 February, 2020

'The door to her cell was bolted': Magdalene survivor takes case against Ireland to UN
# Committee Against Torture
# Committee Against Torture

'The door to her cell was bolted': Magdalene survivor takes case against Ireland to UN

Feb 17th 2020, 4:30 PM 47,889 Views 91 Comments

Elizabeth Coppin’s complaint will be heard by the UN’s Committee Against Torture.

# industrial-school - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

The Artane Band says it won't be changing its name despite industrial school history
# Difficult Past
# Difficult Past

The Artane Band says it won't be changing its name despite industrial school history

Sep 6th 2016, 1:52 PM 19,503 Views 39 Comments

A council motion has been tabled calling for it to change.