Assembly Calls for Abuse Inquiry – BBC NEWS

The Stormont Health Committee has agreed the only way forward in pursuing the full extent of child sex abuse in NI is a public inquiry. It was responding to the Health Minister’s options paper, issued last week, which discussed various ways of examining crimes against children. Health committee chair, Jim Wells, said nothing less than … Continue reading

John Meehan’s story

Former ‘home boy’ recalls abuse at Termonbacca John Meehan says he was just ten years-old when his innocence was shattered by a serious sexual assault at Termonbacca boys’ home. He still struggles with the sickening memory of an older boy attacking him and then callously paying him half a crown to keep quiet. Fifty-two years … Continue reading