Justine McCarthy‘Please forgive me if you are not the person who I think you are. But I think your sister is my mother.’

As heard on The Marian Finucane Show

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Notwithstanding the sheer volume of newspaper articles, television documentaries, investigative reporting and even big-screen movie adaptations documenting incidents where women were shamed and mistreated in Ireland, having committed the cardinal sin of getting pregnant outside of wedlock, it’s easy to see these episodes as long-lost relics of the past. But each and every one of those episodes has left its …