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Public Hearings Diary

15th March, 2005

Notice of Public Hearing

The Investigation Committee of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse currently proposes to hold a public hearing in relation to St. Vincent's Industrial School, Goldenbridge, on Tuesday 15 March, 2005 - possibly going on into Wednesday 16 March. However, this date/time is subject to last minute change - I will let you know as soon as I hear of any such change.

The hearing will commence at 10-30am in the Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2 (near the Portobello pub).

Sr. Helena O'Donoghue of the Sisters of Mercy, who are management respondents in relation to St. Vincent's school, will give general background information in relation to the school.

Transcripts from the public hearing will be posted to the Commission's website as soon as available.

Following the public hearing, the committee currently proposes to move into private session in respect of St. Vincent's from 18 March , in the Commission's offices in St. Stephen's Green House. No transcripts of the private hearings will be made available.

If you have any further queries in relation to this matter, I can be contacted by e-mail or at the number below.

Brenda McVeigh
Secretary to the Commission

View a copy of the transcript of the March 15th hearing - in PDF : Plain Text

7th February, 2005

Notice of Public Hearing

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Venue: Alexander Hotel, Dublin 2

Purpose: Hearings in relation to St. Patricks Industrial School Co.Kilkenny.

Status: Completed

View a copy of the transcript of the hearing in PDF. The attached is the unedited transcript of today's Public Hearing of the Investigation Committee. This version is subject to corrections by the editor. If corrections or amendments are necessary, a final version of the transcript will be posted to the website, indicating it is the final version and highlighting any amendments made.


2nd February, 2005

Notice of Public Hearing

The Investigation Committee of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse currently proposes to hold a public hearing in relation to St. Patrick's Industrial School, Kilkenny, on Monday 7 February, 2005. However, this date/time is subject to last minute change - I will let you know as soon as I hear of any such change.

The hearing will commence at 10-30am in the Aston Suite, Alexander Hotel, Dublin 2 (beside the Davenport Hotel).

Sr. Una O'Neill of the Sisters of Charity, who are management respondents in relation to St. Patrick's school, will give general background information in relation to the school.

Transcripts from the public hearing will be posted to the Commission's website as soon as available.

Following the public hearing, the committee currently proposes to move into private session in respect of St. Patrick's from 8 February , in the Commission's offices in St. Stephen's Green House. No transcripts of the private hearings will be made available.

If you have any further queries in relation to this matter, I can be contacted by e-mail or at the number below.

Brenda McVeigh
Secretary to the Commission


11th January, 2005

Notice of Public Hearing

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Venue: Arbitration Centre, The Distillery Building, Church Street, Dublin 7

Purpose: Hearings in relation to Our Lady of Succour Industrial School, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford.

Witness: The Congregation of Sisters of Mercy.

Status: Completed

View a copy of the transcript of the hearing in PDF. The attached is the unedited transcript of today's Public Hearing of the Investigation Committee. This version is subject to corrections by the editor. If corrections or amendments are necessary, a final version of the transcript will be posted to the website, indicating it is the final version and highlighting any amendments made.




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