Catherine Connolly, TD“The narrative is still the same that nobody came to take our children. Yes they did.”

As heard on Today with Claire Byrne

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Independent TD for Galway West, Catherine Connolly spoke to Claire Byrne about the Final Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes. Deputy Connolly is unhappy with the report’s conclusion that there was no evidence that church or state authorities forced women into the Mother and Baby Homes without their consent. Catherine Connolly says that this finding is …

Scent History“People feel much more immersed. They feel as if they are part of a painting instead of just looking at a painting.”

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Champagne, sweaty feet and Badedas shower gel. That’s what the Munich dressing room of the Dutch football team smelled like in 1988, following their 2-0 victory over the Soviet Union in the UEFA Euros final. That’s according to ‘scent historian’ Dr Caro Verbeek, who shared some trade secrets of her unusual profession with Ryan Tubridy on Thursday, over the phone …