Maureen Sullivan

Reference Code: MAGOHP/38
Oral History of: Maureen Sullivan
Pseudonym? No
Status: Survivor
Date of interview:  31st July 2013
Link to Transcript: MAGOHP38
Link to Audio File(s): Not yet available
Link to Records/Papers: None available
Interviewer:   Dr Sinéad Pembroke
Good Shepherd Magdalene Laundry, New Ross, Co Wexford; St Aidan’s Industrial School, New Ross, Co Wexford; sexual abuse; House of Mercy, Athy, Co Kildare; auxiliaries as part of regime; funeral and burial practices; Magdalene Laundry supplying rosary beads to Lourdes; St Mary’s School for the Blind, Merrion Road, Dublin 4; suicide; depression; difficulty maintaining relationships; difficulty celebrating birthdays; inability to show affection; fear of going to Irish counsellor; consequences of going public with experiences; Magdalene Survivors Together group; survivor groups; Residential Institutions Redress Board; McAleese Report; lack of access to hard copies of McAleese Report.

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