An historic day for Ireland, Eileen McMahon and her client

Eileen McMahon of Eileen McMahon Solicitors (Co Clare) acknowledges the historic day for Ireland in televising and broadcasting Supreme Court Judgements and her client’s case was successful. She has been involved in the H -V Review Committee case since 2011 but her client had been pursuing justice since 2005.

Sister I Have Sinned

COUNSELLOR AND CLIENT ON STAGE Counsellor –      Come in and sit down Sister – How have you been since our last session? I know it was a difficult anniversary for you. Sister                    Yes it would have been her 33rd Birthday. I brought her a present, as I always do. I keep it in myContinue Reading

The Superior Catholic

‘Those People’ over there, they are not like YOU and ME You see God has Chosen us not them. Come closer and listen to me – as I look over at them – I can only feel pity that they didn’t make the grade. I still follow my Catholic faith and I never turn myContinue Reading

The Wise Woman

I am sitting here reading the latest letter from the ‘Survivors Support Group’ but we seem no further forward than we were 17 years ago. 11.05.1999 that is when the first apology came from Bertie Ahern; he said as children we were ‘gravely wronged.’ In London we were sent Noel Dempsey to deliver the apologyContinue Reading

The Two Mary’s

I STAND BEFORE TWO MARY STATUES ONE BATHED IN THE LIGHT THE OTHER IN THE DARK WE ARE ASKED TO HONOUR ‘OUR LADY’ BUT ATONE FOR THE PENITENT WHAT LURKS IN HER SHADOW THAT CANNOT BE SEEN OR HEARD WHAT DOES THE STATE AND RELIGIOUS CONGREGATIONS NOW FEAR FROM HEARING THE MAGDALEN CHILDREN AND WOMENContinue Reading

Follow up on our Illusion of Justice report

PRESS RELEASE 6.08.15 Further to our report ‘Illusion of Justice’ in respect of the Magdalen Women we have been endeavouring to find out the role of Voluntary Action Camden (VAC) who was paid the grant of €250,000 to assist Magdalen Women. The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald told the Dail that: To facilitate good governance,Continue Reading

The Magdalen Laundries – ‘The Restorative Justice Scheme: An Illusion of Justice’

By Eileen McMahon F.Inst.LEx.MBA.P.Dip Solicitor, McMahon Solicitors Limited 272 Field End Road, Eastcote, Middlesex HA4 9NA JUNE 2015 “A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” Melinda Gates Executive Summary This report considers events that have occurred following the An TaoiseachContinue Reading

St Patrick’s Day 2014 is a landmark day

After many months of hard work, today marks the official launch of the company, Claddagh Heart Solutions, and the publication of the book, Restoring Humanity. The launch event is tonight at 6pm at the Fairfax Suite, Crown Moran Hotel, 626 Chiswick High Road, London W4 5RY.