Reference Code: MAGOHP/04/ANON
Oral History of: Mary
Pseudonym? Yes
Status: Survivor
Date of interview:  5th January 2013
Link to Transcript: MAGOHP04_Mary_ANON
Link to Audio File(s): Not yet available
Link to Records/Papers:

The interviewee has kindly provided photographs of the Lace Room at the Good Shepherd Magdalene Laundry in Limerick. These images were taken in the early 1990s.

Images can be reproduced but the citation below must be used at all times:

O’Donnell, K., S. Pembroke and C. McGettrick. (2013) “Image from Oral History of Mary”. Magdalene Institutions: Recording an Oral and Archival History. Government of Ireland Collaborative Research Project, Irish Research Council, pp. 1-60.

Full size images can be viewed by clicking on the thumbnails.



Interviewer:   Dr Sinéad Pembroke
St Patrick’s Mother and Baby Home; Philomena’s Convent, Stillorgan; St Mary’s Industrial School, Lakelands, Sandymount; Our Lady of Charity of Refuge Magdalene Laundry, Gloucester Street; Good Shepherd Magdalene Laundry, Limerick; Residential Institutions Redress Board; Family Group Home, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal; intergenerational institutionalisation; rebelling; illegitimacy; emigration.

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