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#John Joe Patterson

# john-joe-patterson - Friday 13 November, 2015

'I was nine when he first abused me, I was home from school because I was sick'
# Stepfather
# Stepfather

'I was nine when he first abused me, I was home from school because I was sick'

Nov 13th 2015, 12:57 PM 27,732 Views 24 Comments

Emma and Vanessa Witherow’s mother stood by their stepfather after he was jailed for sexually abusing them over ten years.

# john-joe-patterson - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Sisters abused by stepfather say they will never forgive mother who stood by him
# John Joe Patterson
# John Joe Patterson

Sisters abused by stepfather say they will never forgive mother who stood by him

Nov 10th 2015, 6:39 PM 20,833 Views 24 Comments

“I am a mother myself and I would never do that to my kids.”

Man who abused stepdaughters over decade represents "dark underbelly of Irish family life"
# John Joe Patterson
# John Joe Patterson

Man who abused stepdaughters over decade represents "dark underbelly of Irish family life"

Nov 10th 2015, 8:13 AM 24,410 Views 17 Comments

“I went to my mother for help as a child … but she gave me no help and ignored my plea,” Emma Witherow – now 28 – said.