Margaret McGuckin’s story

I lived in fear of the next beating, the next humiliation Clutching an old black and white photograph, Margaret McGuckin points to a sad looking young girl whose face is turned away from the camera. “Look how sad she is. That is me. I was three-years-old and as far as I can remember I had … Continue reading

Spotlight on catalogue of cruelty – BBC News

A catalogue of cruelty is finally seeping out of the system that was meant to care for vulnerable children in Northern Ireland. BBC Northern Ireland’s Spotlight reveals the untold story of abuse in homes run by an order of nuns – and searches for the answers that still elude former residents. Years after abuse became … Continue reading