Pippa Flanagan

Reference Code: MAGOHP/46/ANON
Oral History of: Pippa Flanagan
Pseudonym? Yes
Status: Survivor
Date of interview:  7th August 2013
Link to Transcript: MAGOHP46_Pippa Flanagan_ANON
Link to Audio File(s): Not yet available
Link to Records/Papers: None donated
Interviewer:   Claire McGettrick
St. Bridget’s Industrial School for girls, Loughrea, Co. Galway; physical abuse; rape and sexual abuse; suicide and self-harm; depression; punishment of child because mother could not pay for keep in industrial school; denial of contact with fellow survivors after release from laundry; alcoholism; marital breakdown; emigration; lack of birth certificate; Residential Institutions Redress Board (RIRB); difficulties with solicitors at RIRB; Magdalen Commission.

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