Mary Jefferies

Reference Code: MAGOHP/56
Oral History of: Mary Jefferies
Pseudonym? No
Status: Survivor
Date of interview:  12th September 2013
Link to Transcript: MAGOHP56_Mary Jefferies
Link to Audio File(s): Not yet available
Link to Records/Papers: None available
Interviewer:   Dr Sinéad Pembroke
Good Shepherd Magdalene Laundry, Limerick; St Joseph’s Mercy Orphanage, Clifden, Co Galway; Convent of Mercy, Spiddal, Co Galway; Croagh Patrick, Co Mayo; rule of silence; food deprivation; wore dark grey & black gown as a uniform; witnessed Guards returning Magdalenes who escaped; transfer between laundries; institutionalisation in older Magdalene women.

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