Mary Lodato

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One of the five dormitories at Artane industrial school, 1905

The boy’s name was Joseph Pyke, and the last time John Prior saw him alive the child was being kicked and beaten by a Christian Brother. The Brothers,(...)

There are other issues which haven’t been fully ventilated. Mr Justice Sean Ryan alluded to one of these when saying that religious congregations may complain about “a barrage of criticism on the basis of unproven or extravagant or extreme . . . allegations” which may be contained within the records but did not feature in the commission’s final report in 2009. Photograph: AP

From rural Ireland, Tomás has spent most of his turbulent life abroad. The detritus left behind included intermittent employment, a failed marriage, e(...)

Caranua was established in 2012 to manage €110m pledged by religious congregations to enhance survivors’ lives. File photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

The treatment of survivors of institutional abuse was a “greater national shame” than the abuse they suffered as children, an Oireachtas committee has(...)

Earlier this month two new members of the Caranua board resigned citing its “mistreatment” of survivors. Thomas Cronin and Dr Mary Lodato were appointed to the board by Minister for Education Richard Bruton. Photograph: Collins

One of the biggest organisations representing UK-based survivors of religious institutional abuse will raise concerns with the Government about Caranu(...)

Following the resignation of two of its board members, a spokeswoman for Caranua said appointments to its board were a matter  for the Minister for Education.

Two new members of Caranua, the independent statutory agency tasked with providing services to survivors of religious institutional abuse, have resign(...)