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Thursday 21st February 2013

Important information regarding Funny Friday 25th November 2016: 

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Discussion and debate with Joe Duffy


Sister Anne Murphy is a nun with the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary order.  She tells Joe of her deep sadness over the Magdalene Laundries.

Teresa tells Joe her daughter applied for a course in Portobello Institute. The course was cancelled and Teresa's waiting for her deposit back.

Eileen spent two years in the Bethany Home as a baby.  She tells Joe she has no records of her early life and just wants to find out who she is.


Magdalene laundries

Magdalene laundries

Sr Anne Murphy gives a nun's perspective on the horrors of the Magdalene laundries

Waiting for a refund

Waiting for a refund

Teresa is waiting months for a refund on a deposit to the Portobello Institute

Searching for family history

Searching for family history

Born in a Bethany Home 75 years ago, Eileen wants to find her family history


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