Ireland has long been a fortress of Catholicism and it is only fitting that some of the Catholic church’s greatest daemons reside here.
TW – Death, Child Abuse
Maybe there are worse atrocities that have yet to come to light, but in Ireland we see a combination of the effect of the power of Catholicism, the secularisation of said society and the media and trappings of a first world nation which means that we are more willing to have reporters and the media listen to stories.
And the most recent one is with regards to a grim 1840’s workhouse in Tuam, Galway. It was taken over in 1925 by the Bon Secours Sisters who called it “The Home”. [Read more...]