A witness had alleged that an older boy came into her room at night and abused her as she lay in bed.

A witness to the Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry has contradicted claims by another witness that he sexually abused her while she was in(...)

One witness, who alleged she was repeatedly physically abused at St Joseph’s Home, Termonbacca, in Derry (above), said she was also raped while in care outside the institution. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Allegations of rapes, beatings and other abuses made by former residents of Derry care homes run by th(...)

The Northern Ireland Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry is sitting in Banbridge, Co Down,

A woman who was repeatedly physically abused at a Derry children’s home has said she was also raped while in care outside the institution. (...)

St Joseph’s Home,Termonbacca, in Derry: Witness said many people also did their best for those at the home.

A witness at the North’s Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry has told how he “had enough of the torture” from a named nun at a(...)

A nun who has been mentioned a number of times during the inquiry rejected a claim she severely  beat boys when they were residents of St Joseph’s Home,Termonbacca, Co Derry.

A witness has told the North’s historical institutional abuse inquiry she was sexually abused on several occasions by a young priest she though(...)

The Northern Ireland historical institutional abuse inquiry is sitting in Banbridge, Co Down

A nun who has been mentioned a number of times during the course of the Northern Ireland historical institutional abuse inquiry has rejected a (...)

Young people at Sisters of Nazareth properties in Derry were known by their numbers rather than names and many allegedly subjected to humiliation, threats and physical abuse, counsel to the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry Christine Smith QC said

Some children at residential homes run by Catholic nuns in Northern Ireland were made to eat their own vomit, a lawyer has said. Those who wet their b(...)

Witnesses are due to give evidence in relation to the Sisters of Nazareth tomorrow. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The Sisters of Nazareth who ran children’s residential accommodation in Derry have been sharply criticised by the inquiry investigating historical ins(...)

The North’s residential care homes were reminiscent of “a bygone age” that had not moved with the times, an inquiry into historical abuse in Co Down h(...)

(left to right front) Margaret Luby and Caroline Magee, (let to right back) John Heaney, William Lynch, and Kenny McLaughlin arrive for the opening session of the independent Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) Inquiry at Banbridge Court, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry will examine the “soul of Northern Ireland”, the inquiry’s senior counsel has promised. It will be the larg(...)

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