Ireland and the Magdalene Laundries: A Campaign for Justice
Katherine ODonnell, Maeve O'Rourke, Claire McGettrick, Mari Steed, James M. Smith
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Description for Ireland and the Magdalene Laundries: A Campaign for Justice Paperback. ********THIS IS A PREORDER TO BE DELIVERED ON OR ABOUT THE PUBLICATION DATE OF SEPTEMBER 2021 **********Using the Irish State’s own report into the Magdalene institutions, as well as testimonies from survivors and independent witnesses, this book gives a detailed account of life behind the high walls of Ireland’s Magdalene institutions. The book offers an overview of the social, cultural and political contexts of institutional survivor activism, the Irish State’s response culminating in the The Ryan Report, and the formation of the Justice for Magdalenes campaign, a volunteer-run survivor advocacy group.
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