Bernadette worked in the St. Patricks mother and baby home on the Navan Road from 1978 to 1984. She was a night superintendent. She says that the girls there were treated very well and the nuns were fantastic. She says the girls privacy was respected at all costs.
Bernie lived near the Navan Road and used to take children out for walks.
Celia remembers her Auntie Margaret fondly. She found out after many years that her Auntie Margaret spent many years in a Magdalene Laundry and the experience shaped her life. Celia returned with her Auntie to the laundry many years later. She tells Joe about her Aunts experience.
Other liveline listeners share their stories of their encounters with women from the Magdalene Laundries.