Patrick Mcdermott – Shapes In The Shadows

Patrick McDermott - Shapes In The shadows Patrick McDermott was born in Sean Ross Abbey in 1953 and is one of many who are embroiled in a continuous battle for answers. When Patrick's mother became pregnant her family decided to remove her from her home in Drumshambo, Ireland and sent her to Sean Ross Abbey [...]

Disclaimer for the FB Group; WE ARE STILL HERE.

WE ARE STILL HERE FACEBOOK GROUP Copyright Updated Sept 2021 WE ARE STILL HERE SUPPORT GROUPCopyright © 2020-2021 All Rights Reserved • The MODERATOR Belinda Conniss will primarily be responsible for any GRAPHICS and or CONTENT that may be required and or on request by the ADMINS Michael Donovan and Teresa Collins e;g (advertising posters [...]


Archives Links to the Commission of Investigation Reports from the start, Will be posted here at SOFA TALK MEDIA and full reports will be published on (Sister Site) Where Archival Pages will be set up. I have decided to Archive the Commission of Investigation Reports which will include (soon after), other reports and investigations [...]

No Retrieval of Audio Recordings!

No Retrieval of Audio Recordings! It came to light in the last week that the 'Audio Recordings of Testimonies' from the survivors of the Mother & Baby Homes had been destroyed. SHOCK HORROR, As you can imagine the utter disbelief of the survivors. It was reported on 16 Feb 2021 that the Children's Minister Roderic [...]

Commission of Investigation on #motherandbabyhomes

Commission of Investigation of Mother & Baby Homes Post Credit: Tracey Geary To: Facebook Group - WE ARE STILL HERE To all persons with an interest in the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes, Good Morning, Following on from my email of the 3rd December last, I wish to confirm that I will [...]

Take A Long Hard Look – Who made them judge and jury?

Take a long hard look - Who made them judge and jury? Nothing disturbs me more than some of the stories I have heard, the photos I have seen just like the one below of the children in former mother & baby homes. Yet, here we are in the twenty-first century and I would swear [...]

Commission of #Investigation Interim Reports

Relevant Links: Commission of Investigation Interim Reports First Interim ReportSecond Interim ReportThird Interim ReportFourth Interim ReportFifth Interim ReportFifth Interim Report with Technical Appendices: Part 1Fifth Interim Report with Technical Appendices: Part 2Seventh Interim Report Commission of Investigation Act 2004 Commission of Investigation (Mother & Baby Homes and certain related matters Bill 2020 Seanad Eireann [...]

People Before Profit – A Slap In The Face

People before profit - A slap in the face Credit to: People Before Profit (Facebook) Deirdre Wadding - campaigner and survivor of Bessborough Mother and Baby Home - says the bill that would see records of Mother and Baby Homes sealed for 30 years is a slap in the face to survivors. The fast-tracking of [...]

#Supporting #Survivors Worldwide

Supporting Survivors Worldwide While doing research for my previously published book Various links took me to some of the most shocking reads yet, most of us are aware of various atrocities that took place historically and in some cases even now. Yet, still many survivors still wait and wait and wait for justice, although [...]