Reference Code: MAGOHP/34/ANON
Oral History of: Kathleen
Pseudonym? Yes
Status: Survivor
Date of interview:  3rd July 2013
Link to Transcript: MAGOHP34_ANON
Link to Audio File(s): Destroyed on request
Link to Records/Papers: None available
Interviewer:   Dr Sinéad Pembroke
Sisters of Our Lady of Charity Magdalene Laundry, High Park, Drumcondra; death and burial practices of Sisters of Our Lady of Charity; Legion of Mary; Residential Institutions Redress Board; Section 28 (6) of Residential Institutions Redress Act, 2002; An Grianán Training Centre, High Park; psychiatric assessments; threat of being sent from Industrial School to Magdalene Laundry as punishment; sexual abuse; Gardaí returning girls to High Park after escape; black habits (auxiliaries/consecrates) as part of regime; institutionalisation of black habits; Martanna House; All Hallows College; Aislinn Education Centre; stigma of unmarried motherhood and being in a laundry; self-education; survivor groups.

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