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From TheJournal.ie Column: 'I cook dinner when I want, eat when I want. I was waiting 20 years for this' Independent Living

Column: 'I cook dinner when I want, eat when I want. I was waiting 20 years for this'

After 20 years of institutional living, Alan has moved into his community. This is his story, as well as other HAIL project participants, now living lives of their own choosing.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: After two decades as a journalist, no project I’ve handled has been quite as harrowing Institutional Abuse

Opinion: After two decades as a journalist, no project I’ve handled has been quite as harrowing

In the course of compiling a book about the abuse of children in industrial schools, I came face to face with one of the darkest chapters in Ireland’s history.

From TheJournal.ie Sale of half of Arnotts gets the go-ahead Competition Authority

Sale of half of Arnotts gets the go-ahead

Two companies are to have joint control of the iconic Dublin store Arnotts.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's time to do something' - The forgotten mass grave of 800 babies in Galway Unmarried Mothers

'It's time to do something' - The forgotten mass grave of 800 babies in Galway

A campaign is now under way to construct a memorial.

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene survivors "shocked and upset" by nun interview defending laundries Magdalenes

Magdalene survivors "shocked and upset" by nun interview defending laundries

In an interview aired last night, two anonymous nuns defended the Magdalene laundries and said religious orders had no need to apologise.

From TheJournal.ie Group of Magdalene survivors to meet Taoiseach tomorrow Magdalenes

Group of Magdalene survivors to meet Taoiseach tomorrow

A group of women represented by the Magdalene Survivors Together group will meet with Enda Kenny on Monday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie GAA fans lose an institution as Quinns of Drumcondra shuts its doors End Of An Era

GAA fans lose an institution as Quinns of Drumcondra shuts its doors

Where many a day turned to midnight…

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added tweets from ten years ago Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added tweets from ten years ago

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unsuitable' psychiatric hospital continuing to admit patients Mental Health

'Unsuitable' psychiatric hospital continuing to admit patients

A 19th century asylum in Portlaoise is continuing to admit new patients despite a national policy to shut down outdated facilities.

From TheJournal.ie 40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection Young Offenders

40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection

Prisoners at the institution, which houses offenders aged 16 to 21, are placed on protection when they are under threat from other inmates or pose a risk to the prison population.