Junior counsel to the inquiry, Joseph Aiken, put to the witness a series of serious allegations made by a number of former residents. All of the claims were rejected.

One of the Sisters of Nazareth who staffed a children’s home in Derry has denied allegations of physical, emotional and psychological abuse of boys un(...)

Witnesses have vigorously denied allegations of ill-treatment made to the inquiry investigating children’s residential care homes.

Witnesses have vigorously denied allegations of ill-treatment made to the inquiry investigating children’s residential care homes. A soci(...)

A social worker closely involved with Termonbacca children’s home run by the Sisters of Nazareth in Derry has said some nuns were “amazing in the ability to care and love”.

A social worker closely involved with Termonbacca children’s home run by the Sisters of Nazareth in Derry has said some nuns were “amazing in t(...)

Termonbacca children’s home was a ‘warm and loving place’ a former senior social worker in Derry has told the inquiry investigating institutional abuse at care homes run by the Sisters of Nazareth.

Termonbacca children’s home was a “warm and loving place” a former senior social worker in Derry has told the inquiry investigating institution(...)

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

Courtroom at Banbridge, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The man who spearheaded the campaign to establish the inquiry into abuses at a Derry children’s home run by the Sisters of Nazareth has said he(...)

Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry chairman Anthony Hart announced today that alleged abuse at 13 Catholic, secular, local authority and juvenile detention institutions in Northern Ireland between 1922 and 1995 will be investigated. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The public inquiry into historical institutional abuse in Northern Ireland will open next January with investigations of allegations of abuse at two C(...)

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