Thursday 16 August 2018

Women failed time and again in modern Ireland

Harrowing stories emerge in week of shame for State

Fiona Tuomey. Photo: Colm Mahady / Fennells
Fiona Tuomey. Photo: Colm Mahady / Fennells
Nicola Anderson

Nicola Anderson

Their stories were harrowing, their pain indescribable.

It was a week in which eight Irish women made headlines - more than one tragedy for every day.

Each narrative was different but with one devastating factor in common - each had been let down by the institutions of the State put in place to keep them safe.

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