Saturday 21 October 2017

Michael Kelly: The nuns’ story - why Magdelene orders feel they’ve no case to answer

It's highly unlikely that the distressed hand-wringing from politicians will change the decision of the religious orders not to contribute to the Magdalene Laundries redress scheme.

Of course, the fact that the sisters have maintained a steely silence on the latest controversy, choosing instead to refer to past statements, makes it largely impossible for the general public to understand where they're coming from.

In private the nuns who were involved are more than willing to share their views.

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