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Kathleen O'Malley

Childhood Interrupted

Kathleen O'Malley - Childhood Interrupted

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In 1950, Kathleen O'Malley and her two sisters were legally abducted from their mother and placed in an industrial school ran by the Sisters of Mercy order of nuns, who also ran the notorious Magdalene Homes. The rape of eight-year-old Kathleen by a neighbour had triggered their removal - the Irish authorities ruling that her mother must have been negligent... a terrifyingly true story!

Category(ies): biography, memoir
Publisher: Virago Press
ISBN Number: 1844081176