Books

Here are some examples of books written about institutional abuse in Ireland, many of which were written by survivors.

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Suffer Little Children: The Inside Story of Ireland’s Industrial Schools
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(1999) By Mary Raftery and Eoin O’Sullivan. New Island. Available to buy on Amazon.

The Boy from Glin Industrial School
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(2013) By Tom Wall. Available to purchase online at www.omahonys.ie

And I Thought I Could Fly
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(2010) By Tom Cronin. Troubador Publishing. Available to buy on Amazon.

Haunting Cries – Stories of Child Abuse from Industrial Schools
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(2010) By Karen Coleman. Gill & MacMillan. Available to buy at Amazon.

Founded on Fear
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(2006) By Peter Tyrrell and Diarmuid Whelan. Irish Academic Press. Available to buy on Amazon.

The God Squad
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(1989) By Paddy Doyle. Corgi. Available on Amazon.

Fear of the Collar – My Terrifying Childhood in Artane
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(2001) By Patrick Touher. O’Brien Press. Available to buy at www.obrien.ie.

Freedom of Angels
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(1999) By Bernadette Fahy. O’Brien Press. Available to buy at www.obrien.ie.

Children of the Poor Clares
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(1985) By Mavis Arnold and Heather Laskey. Appletree Press. Available to buy on Amazon.

The Raggy Boy Trilogy
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(2001) By Patrick Galvin. New Island. Available to buy on Amazon.

Altar Boy: A Story of Life After Abuse
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(2004) By Andrew Madden. Penguin Books. Available on Amazon.