Sara W

Reference Code: MAGOHP/80/ANON
Oral History of: Sara W
Pseudonym? Yes
Status: Survivor
Date of interview:  20th March 2012
Link to Transcript: MAGOHP80_ANON
Link to Audio File(s): Not yet available
Link to Records/Papers: Written testimony and transcribed letter from religious sister (see end of transcript)
Interviewer:   Claire McGettrick
Sisters of Charity Magdalene Laundry, Donnybrook; Sisters of Charity Magdalene Laundry, Peacock Lane, Cork; Séan Ross Abbey Mother and Baby Home, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary; Legion of Mary; escape attempt; returned to laundry by Gardaí; rule of silence; suicide attempt in laundry; transfer between laundries; auxiliary system; difficulty in accessing records; institutionalisation in older Magdalene women; Residential Institutions Redress Board; sexual assault.

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