My name is Marie-Thérèse O’Loughlin-D’Arcy. I grew up in St. Vincent’s Industrial “School”, Goldenbridge, Inchicore, Dublin 8, Ireland, during the wrong end of the fifties and sixties. It was run by the Sisters of Mercy. I am currently in adult literacy education because of having received only a minuscule amount of education during illegal incarceration period at Goldenbridge.
For further information pertaining to Goldenbridge – which was kindly edited by my tutor/editor Ophelia Benson – please click on following link:
I am proud to say that Dr. Philip Zimbardo of the Stanford Experiment fame has read the Goldenbridge secret rosary bead factory article.
Shunning [That was kindly edited by the editor]
By Marie-Thérèse O’Loughlin, March 9, 2013
There was one particular scrawny pigeon who, instead of vying for the nuts and the like that were strewn on the ground, had decided to constantly chase the other birds away, so that they wouldn’t get all the rich pickings.
Formation of reformatories and industrial schools [That was kindly edited by the editor]
By Marie-Thérèse O’Loughlin, April 8, 2013
I now refuse to let go of that loveless; pitiless; isolated; godforsaken miserable past, because of having hidden away from it for so long