Study: Smoking Marijuana Causes Complete Remission Of Chronic Gullibility

A recent study published in The Journal of Marijuana Studies and Cognitive Dissonance shows that regular smoking of marijuana causes a complete remission of chronic gullibility.  Although little studied, chronic gullibility is thought to be an inherited or acquired condition which can result in prolonged psychological suffering as well as financial loss.  Chronic gullibility is thought to cost US sufferers alone between $500 billion and one trillion dollars per annum.  “Chronic gullibility is now considered to be reaching epidemic proportions” said researcher, Richard Head, who did not take part in the research, “and the recent election of Donald Trump should be viewed as an indication that further research in this field is a matter of urgency”.

The subjects were asked to complete a questionnaire before the trial to assess how gullible they thought they were.  All of the subjects assessed themselves as “occasionally gullible” or “not at all gullible”, which shows how unrecognised this condition is.  All the subjects were required to pay $200 to participate in the study.   The subjects were then asked to smoke two marijuanas per day over a period of two weeks.  A further placebo group of 11 subjects were given fake marijuanas to smoke.

Subjects were asked to complete the same gullibility self-assessment at the end of the trial.  Of the 47 participants in the study, none felt any more or less gullible at the end of the trial. Two thirds of them, however, refused to pay the $100 fee to get their results, indicating that they were wholly or at least partially cured of chronic gullibility. Four of the placebo group dropped out of the trial complaining that they couldn’t get high on such poor quality marijuana, three asked for their money back and a further seven expressed a desire to participate in a further round of trials, indicating that the real marijuana outperformed the placebo by a factor of 3.14159.

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BBC sinks to the level of The Sun

This was posted to the BBC News Facebook page about 30 minutes after the Manchester bombing.

The linked article on the BBC News website, headlined “General election 2017: Corbyn pressed over IRA comments”, is ostensibly reporting on an interview of Corbyn by Sophy Ridge on Sky News on Sunday morning.

Despite the fact that in the Sky interview Corbyn said, “I condemn all the bombing by both the Loyalists and the IRA.”, the BBC reporter took the opportunity to rehash recent anti-Corbyn propaganda.  The article quotes DUP leader Arlene Foster and “the Conservatives” (all of them?) expressing outrage that Corbyn would not unequivocally condemn the IRA.  It also quotes N.I. Secretary James Brokenshire criticising Jeremy Corbyn for “complete failure unequivocally to condemn terrorism”.

If this attempted smear was not reprehensible enough, the BBC saw fit to repeat it on Facebook under the rubric “Jeremy Corbyn has refused to single out the IRA for condemnation when pressed over his past campaigning activities”.  Whilst it is factually correct to say that Corbyn did not “single out” the IRA, this gives the impression that Jeremy Corbyn has refused outright to condemn the IRA, which is plainly false and blatant spin. The fact that this was posted to Facebook at 22:59 on Monday 22nd May, a day and a half after the Sky interview and a mere half hour after the Manchester bombing prompts one to question the timing of this post.  This is the kind of opportunistic propaganda we have come to expect from The Sun .

“Coincidentally”, the BBC News tweeted this at 22:56 on Monday 22nd May.

BBC News Tweet Sun anti-Corbyn cover

Whilst the Sun might be exonerated of the charge of shameless, opportunistic propagandising on the grounds that the first edition was prepared prior to the Manchester bombing, the BBC have no such excuse.

Tories to revoke the Mental Health Act

We truly are in the era of Newspeak as predicted by Orwell.

The Tories have just announced that they will revoke the Mental Health Act, on the grounds that they want to reduce “discrimination” and “unnecessary detention”.
The Conservatives are apparently concerned that “vulnerable people are being subject to detention, including in police cells, unnecessarily” .  The number of people detained or “sectioned” under the Mental Health Act has been rising.

Is this an example of a caring Conservative policy or is there something else at play here? Mental Health, like the rest of the NHS, is in crisis. At least 6,700 mental health nurses and doctors have been cut from the NHS in England since 2010. Over half of mental health trusts in England have cut the number of beds for patients in crisis, despite a government promise of £1 billion of extra funding.

People suffering a mental health crisis can be a danger to themselves and others. Due to lack of beds and staff, police are having to detain such people, instead of taking them to a mental health hospital. Very often, such people are already known to mental health services and, although still unwell, have been released from hospital, due to bed shortages. These are the “unnecessary detentions” that the government are referring to. They are people who are detained under the Mental Health Act because they are likely to be a danger to themselves and others. Abolishing the Act will do nothing to diagnose or help these people. No doubt, the government’s plan is to treat them like criminals and to put them in prison, where private enterprises can make a profit from them, at the taxpayers’ expense.

A Litany for the clergy and religious of Ireland, to be said daily before meals.

 

The children named were the 796  children who lived sad and brief lives and died at Tuam Mother and Baby Home, where the child mortality rate was five times the national average.  There are no burial records for these children,

Litany of the Victims

All the children victimized and abused by the Roman Catholic Church and their state collaborators in the Republic of Ireland, have mercy on us

All the unmarried mothers victimized and abused by the Roman Catholic Church and their state collaborators in the Republic of Ireland, have mercy on us

Patrick Derrane 5 months, have mercy on us

Mary Blake 4 months, have mercy on us

Matthew Griffin 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Kelly 6 months, have mercy on us

Peter Lally 11 months, have mercy on us

Julia Hynes 1 year, have mercy on us

James Murray 1 month, have mercy on us

Joseph McWilliam 6 months, have mercy on us

John Mullen 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Wade 3 years, have mercy on us

Maud McTigue 6 years, have mercy on us

Bernard Lynch 3 years, have mercy on us

Martin Shaughnessy 18 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Glynn 1 year, have mercy on us

Margaret Glynn 1 year, have mercy on us

Patrick Gorham 21 months, have mercy on us

Patrick O’Connell 1 year, have mercy on us

John Carty 21 months, have mercy on us

Madeline Bernard 2 years, have mercy on us

Maureen Kenny 8 years, have mercy on us

Kathleen Donohue 1 year, have mercy on us

Thomas Donelan 2 years, have mercy on us

Mary Quilan 2 years, have mercy on us

Mary King 9 months, have mercy on us

Mary Warde 21 months, have mercy on us

George Coyne 2 years, have mercy on us

Julia Cummins 18 months, have mercy on us

Barbara Fola/ Wallace 9 months, have mercy on us

Pauline Carter 11 months, have mercy on us

Mary Walsh 1 year, have mercy on us

Annie Stankard 10 months, have mercy on us

John Connelly 9 months, have mercy on us

Anthony Cooke 1 month, have mercy on us

Michael Casey 3 years, have mercy on us

Annie McCarron 2 months, have mercy on us

Patricia Dunne 2 months, have mercy on us

John Carty 3 months, have mercy on us

Peter McNamara 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Mary Shaughnessy 4 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Coen 5 months, have mercy on us

Mary Murphy 2 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Kelly 2 months, have mercy on us

Martin Rabbitte 6 weeks, have mercy on us

Kathleen Quinn 7 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Halpin 2 months, have mercy on us

Martin McGuinness 6 months, have mercy on us

Mary Kate Connell 3 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Raftery 7 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Paterson 5 months, have mercy on us

James Murray 1 month, have mercy on us

Colman O’ Loughlin 5 months, have mercy on us

Agnes Canavan 18 months, have mercy on us

Christina Lynch 15 months, have mercy on us

Mary O’Loughlin 6 months, have mercy on us

Annie O’ Connor 15 months, have mercy on us

John Greally 11 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Fenigan 4 years, have mercy on us

Mary Connolly 2 months, have mercy on us

James Muldoon 4 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Madden 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Devaney 18 months, have mercy on us

Michael Gannon 6 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Cunningham 2 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Conneely 18 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Warren 8 months, have mercy on us

James Mulryan 1 month, have mercy on us

Mary Kate Fahey 3 years, have mercy on us

Mary Mahon 1 month, have mercy on us

Martin Flanagan 1 month, have mercy on us

Mary Forde 4 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Hannon 20 months, have mercy on us

Michael Donellan 6 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Ward 7 months, have mercy on us

Walter Jordan 3 years, have mercy on us

Mary Mullins 1 month, have mercy on us

Peter Christian 7 months, have mercy on us

Mary Cunningham 5 months, have mercy on us

James Ryan 9 months, have mercy on us

Patrick O’Donnell 9 months, have mercy on us

Mary Monaghan 4 years, have mercy on us

Patrick O’Malley 1 year, have mercy on us

Philomena Healy 11 months, have mercy on us

Michael Ryan 1 year, have mercy on us

Patrick Curran 6 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Fahy 2 months, have mercy on us

Laurence Molloy 5 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Lynskey 6 months, have mercy on us

Vincent Nally 21 months, have mercy on us

Mary Grady 18 months, have mercy on us

Martin Gould 21 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Kelly 2 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Quinn 1 year, have mercy on us

William Reilly 9 months, have mercy on us

George Lestrange 7 months, have mercy on us

Christy Walshe 15 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Mary Gagen 1 year, have mercy on us

Patrick Moran 4 months, have mercy on us

Celia Healy 5months, have mercy on us

James Quinn 4 years, have mercy on us

Bridget Walsh 15months, have mercy on us

Patrick Shiels 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Teresa Drury 1 year, have mercy on us

Peter O’Brien 18 months, have mercy on us

Peter Malone 18 months, have mercy on us

Carmel Moylan 8 months, have mercy on us

Mary Burke 10 months, have mercy on us

Mary Josephine Garvey 5 months, have mercy on us

Mary Warde 10 months, have mercy on us

Catherine Howley 9 months, have mercy on us

Michael Pat McKenna 3 months, have mercy on us

Richard Raftery 3 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Doorhy 8 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Leonard 9 months, have mercy on us

Mary Coyne 1 year, have mercy on us

Mary Kate Walsh 2 years, have mercy on us

Christina Burke 1 year, have mercy on us

Mary Margaret Jordan 18 months, have mercy on us

John Joseph McCann 8 months, have mercy on us

Teresa McMullan 1 year, have mercy on us

George Gavin 1 year, have mercy on us

Joseph O’Boyle 2 months, have mercy on us

Peter Nash 1 year, have mercy on us

Bridget Galvin 3 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Niland 3 years, have mercy on us

Christina Quinn 3 months, have mercy on us

Kathleen Cloran 9 years, have mercy on us

Annie Sullivan 8 months, have mercy on us

Patricia Judge 1 year, have mercy on us

Mary Birmingham 9 months, have mercy on us

Laurence Hill 11 months, have mercy on us

Brendan Patrick Pender 1 month, have mercy on us

Kate Fitzmaurice 4 months, have mercy on us

Baby Mulkerrins 5 days, have mercy on us

Angela Madden 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary McDonagh 1 year, have mercy on us

Mary C Shaughnessy 1 month, have mercy on us

Mary Moloney 11 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Joseph Brennan 1 months, have mercy on us

Anthony O’Toole 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary Cloherty 9days, have mercy on us

Joseph Fahy 10 months, have mercy on us

Mary Finola Cunniffe 6 months, have mercy on us

Martin Cassidy 5 months, have mercy on us

Francis Walsh 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Garvey 4 months, have mercy on us

Kathleen Gilchrist 8 months, have mercy on us

Mary Kate Walsh 1 months, have mercy on us

Eileen Fallon 18 months, have mercy on us

Harry Leonard 3 years, have mercy on us

Mary Kate Guilfoyle 3 months, have mercy on us

John Callinan 3 months, have mercy on us

John Kilmartin 2 months, have mercy on us

Julia Shaughnessy 3 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Prendergast 6 months, have mercy on us

Bridgid Holland 2 months, have mercy on us

Bridgid Moran 15 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Mary Fahy 15 months, have mercy on us

Bridgid Ryan 9 months, have mercy on us

Mary Brennan 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Conole 1 months, have mercy on us

John Flattery 2 years, have mercy on us

Margaret Donohue 10 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Dunn 3 years, have mercy on us

Owen Lenane 2 months, have mercy on us

Josephine Steed 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Meeneghan 3 months, have mercy on us

James McIntyre 4 months, have mercy on us

John Joseph Murphy 4 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Mary O’Gara 2 months, have mercy on us

Eileen Butler 2 months, have mercy on us

Thomas Molloy 2 months, have mercy on us

James Joseph Bodkin 6 months, have mercy on us

John Kelly 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary Walshe 6 months, have mercy on us

Mary Jo Colohan 4 months, have mercy on us

Florence Conneely 7 months, have mercy on us

Norah McCann 1 months, have mercy on us

Mary Kelly 9 months, have mercy on us

Rose O’Dowd 6 months, have mercy on us

Mary Egan 4 months, have mercy on us

Michael Concannon 4 months, have mercy on us

Paul Joyce 10 months, have mercy on us

Mary Christina Kennedy 4 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Finnegan 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary Flaherty 3 months, have mercy on us

Thomas McDonagh 4 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Hoey 1 year, have mercy on us

Sheila Tuohy 9 years, have mercy on us

Teresa Cunniffe 3 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Clohessy 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary Kiely 4 months, have mercy on us

Thomas Cloran 6 months, have mercy on us

Mary Burke 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Marg Flaherty 4 months, have mercy on us

John Keane 17 days, have mercy on us

Luke Ward 15 months, have mercy on us

Mary O’Reilly 5 months, have mercy on us

Ellen Mountgomery 18 months, have mercy on us

Mary Elizabeth Lydon 4 months, have mercy on us

Brigid Madden 1 month, have mercy on us

Mary Margaret Murphy 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Nealon 7 months, have mercy on us

Stephen Linnane 4 months, have mercy on us

Josephine Walsh 1 years, have mercy on us

Kate Cunningham 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary Bernadet Hibbett 1 month, have mercy on us

Thomas Linnane 4 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Lane 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Anne Conway 2 months, have mercy on us

James Kane 8 months, have mercy on us

Christopher Leech 3 months, have mercy on us

Elizabeth Ann McCann 5 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Mary Coen 2 months, have mercy on us

Michael Linnane 15months, have mercy on us

Bridget Glenane 5 weeks, have mercy on us

John O’Toole 7 months, have mercy on us

John Creshal 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Teresa Egan 3 months, have mercy on us

Michael Boyle 3 months, have mercy on us

Anthony Mannion 6 weeks, have mercy on us

Donald Dowd 5 months, have mercy on us

Peter Ridge 4 months, have mercy on us

Eileen Collins 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary Brennan 2 months, have mercy on us

James Fahy 5 months, have mercy on us

Mary Bridget Larkin 8 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Scanlon 3 years, have mercy on us

Brian O’Malley 4 months, have mercy on us

Michael Madden 6 months, have mercy on us

Mary Kate Cahill 2 weeks, have mercy on us

Mary Margaret Lydon 3 months, have mercy on us

Festus Sullivan 1 month, have mercy on us

Annie Curley 3 weeks, have mercy on us

Nuala Lydon 5 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Collins 5 weeks, have mercy on us

Patrick Joseph Coleman 1 month, have mercy on us

Joseph Hannon 6 weeks, have mercy on us

Henry Monaghan 3 weeks, have mercy on us

Michael Joseph Shiels 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Martin Sheridan 5 weeks, have mercy on us

John Patrick Loftus 10 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Joseph Murphy 3 months, have mercy on us

Catherine McHugh 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Patricia Toher 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Kate Sheridan 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Flaherty 19 months, have mercy on us

Mary Anne Walsh 14 months, have mercy on us

Eileen Quinn 2 years, have mercy on us

Patrick Burke 9 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Holland 2 days, have mercy on us

Joseph Langan 6 months, have mercy on us

Sabina Pauline O’Grady 6 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Qualter 3 years, have mercy on us

Mary King 5 months, have mercy on us

Eileen Conry 1 year, have mercy on us

Mary Nee 4 months, have mercy on us

Martin Andrew Larkin 14 months, have mercy on us

Mary Keane 3 weeks, have mercy on us

Kathleen V Cuffe 6 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Linnane 4 months, have mercy on us

Teresa Heneghan 3 months, have mercy on us

John Neary 7 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Madden 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Cafferty 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary Kate Keane 3 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Hynes 3 weeks, have mercy on us

Annie Solan 2 months, have mercy on us

Charles Lydon 9 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Mullins 7 months, have mercy on us

Mary Mulligan 2 months, have mercy on us

Anthony Lally 5 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Spelman 6 weeks, have mercy on us

Annie Begley 3 months, have mercy on us

Vincent Egan 1 week, have mercy on us

Nora Murphy 5 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Garvey 6 months, have mercy on us

Patricia Burke 4 months, have mercy on us

Winifred Barret 2 years, have mercy on us

Agnes Marron 3 months, have mercy on us

Christopher Kennedy 5 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Harrington 1 week, have mercy on us

Kathleen Devine 2 years, have mercy on us

Vincent Garaghan 1 month, have mercy on us

Ellen Gibbons 6 months, have mercy on us

Michael McGrath 4 months, have mercy on us

Edward Fraser 3 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Lally 1 year, have mercy on us

Patrick McLoughlin 5 months, have mercy on us

Martin Healy 4 months, have mercy on us

Nora Duffy 3 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Higgins 1 week, have mercy on us

Patrick Egan 6 months, have mercy on us

Vincent Farragher 11 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Joseph Jordan 3 months, have mercy on us

Michael Hanley 1 month, have mercy on us

Catherine Gilmore 3 months, have mercy on us

Baby Carney 1 day, have mercy on us

Annie Coyne 3 months, have mercy on us

Helena Cosgrave 5 months, have mercy on us

Thomas Walsh 2 months, have mercy on us

Baby Walsh 1 day, have mercy on us

Kathleen Hession 4 months, have mercy on us

Brigid Hurley 11 months, have mercy on us

Ellen Beegan 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary Keogh 1 year, have mercy on us

Bridget Burke 3 months, have mercy on us

Martin Reilly 9 months, have mercy on us

Martin Hughes 11 months, have mercy on us

Mary Connolly 1 month, have mercy on us

Mary Kate Ruane 1 month, have mercy on us

Joseph Mulchrone 3 months, have mercy on us

Michael Williams 14 months, have mercy on us

Martin Moran 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Josephine Mahony 2 months, have mercy on us

James Henry 5 weeks, have mercy on us

Bridget Staunton 5 months, have mercy on us

John Creaven 2 weeks, have mercy on us

Peter Lydon 6 weeks, have mercy on us

Patrick Joseph Ruane 4 months, have mercy on us

Michael Quinn 8 months, have mercy on us

Julia Coen 1 week, have mercy on us

Annie McAndrew 5 months, have mercy on us

John Walsh 3 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Flaherty 6 months, have mercy on us

Bernadette Purcell 2 years, have mercy on us

Joseph Macklin 1 day, have mercy on us

Thomas Duffy 2 days, have mercy on us

Elizabeth Fahy 4 months, have mercy on us

James Kelly 2 months, have mercy on us

Nora Gallagher 4 months, have mercy on us

Kathleen Cannon 4 months, have mercy on us

Winifred Tighe 8 months, have mercy on us

Christopher Williams 1 year, have mercy on us

Joseph Lynch 1 year, have mercy on us

Andrew McHugh 15 months, have mercy on us

William Glennan 18 months, have mercy on us

Michael J Kelly 5 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Gallagher 3 months, have mercy on us

Michael Gerard Keane 2 months, have mercy on us

Ellen Lawless 6 months, have mercy on us

Mary Finn 3 months, have mercy on us

Martin Timlin 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary McLoughlin 1 month, have mercy on us

Mary Brennan 5 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Dominic Egan 1 month, have mercy on us

Nora Thornton 17 months, have mercy on us

Anne Joyce 1 year, have mercy on us

Catherine Kelly 10 months, have mercy on us

Michael Monaghan 8 months, have mercy on us

Simon John Hargraves 6 months, have mercy on us

Baby Forde 1 day, have mercy on us

Joseph Byrne 2 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Hegarty 4 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Corcoran 1 month, have mercy on us

James Leonard 16 days, have mercy on us

Jane Gormley 22 days, have mercy on us

Anne Ruane 11 days, have mercy on us

Patrick Munnelly 3 months, have mercy on us

John Lavelle 6 weeks, have mercy on us

Patrick Ruane 24 days, have mercy on us

Patrick Joseph Quinn 3 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Kennelly 15 days, have mercy on us

Kathleen Monaghan 3 months, have mercy on us

Baby Quinn 2 days, have mercy on us

Anthony Roche 4 months, have mercy on us

Annie Roughneen 3 weeks, have mercy on us

Anne Kate O’Hara 4 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Joseph Nevin 3 months, have mercy on us

John Joseph Hopkins 3 months, have mercy on us

Thomas Gibbons 1 month, have mercy on us

Winifred McTigue 7 months, have mercy on us

Thomas Joseph Begley 2 months, have mercy on us

Kathleen Heneghan 25 days, have mercy on us

Elizabeth Murphy 4 months, have mercy on us

Nora Farnan 1 month, have mercy on us

Teresa Tarpey 1 month, have mercy on us

Margaret Carey 11 months, have mercy on us

John Garvey 6 weeks, have mercy on us

Bridget Goldrick 4 months, have mercy on us

Bridget White 3 months, have mercy on us

Noel Slattery 1 month, have mercy on us

Mary T Connaughton 4 months, have mercy on us

Nora McCormack 6 weeks, have mercy on us

Joseph Hefferon 5 months, have mercy on us

Mary Higgins 9 days, have mercy on us

Mary Farrell 21 days, have mercy on us

Mary McDonnell 1 month, have mercy on us

Geraldine Cunniffe 11 weeks, have mercy on us

Michael Mannion 3 months, have mercy on us

Bridget McHugh 7 months, have mercy on us

Mary McEvady 18 months, have mercy on us

Helena Walsh 3 months, have mercy on us

William McDoell 2 days, have mercy on us

Michael Finn 14 months, have mercy on us

Mary Murphy 10 months, have mercy on us

Gertrude Glynn 6 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Flaherty 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Mary O’Malley 4 years, have mercy on us

John P Callanan 13 days, have mercy on us

Baby McDonnell 1 day, have mercy on us

Female McDonnell 1 day, have mercy on us

Christopher Burke 9 months, have mercy on us

Stephen Connolly 8 months, have mercy on us

Mary Atkinson 6 months, have mercy on us

Mary Anne Finegan 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Francis Richardson 15 months, have mercy on us

Michael John Rice 6 months, have mercy on us

Nora Carr 4 months, have mercy on us

William Walsh 16 months, have mercy on us

Vincent Cunnane 14 months, have mercy on us

Eileen Coady 10 months, have mercy on us

Female Roache 1 day, have mercy on us

Male Roache 1 day, have mercy on us

Patrick Flannery 2 months, have mercy on us

John Dermody 3 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Spellman 4 months, have mercy on us

Austin Nally 3 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Dolan 3 months, have mercy on us

Vincent Finn 9 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Grogan 6 months, have mercy on us

Thomas Patrick Cloran 9 weeks, have mercy on us

Catherine Devere 1 month, have mercy on us

Mary Josephine Glynn 1 day, have mercy on us

Annie Connolly 9 months, have mercy on us

Martin Cosgrove 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Catherine Cunningham 2 years, have mercy on us

Bridget Hardiman 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary Grier 5 months, have mercy on us

Mary P McCormick 2 months, have mercy on us

Brendan Muldoon 5 weeks, have mercy on us

Nora Moran 7 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Maher 20 days, have mercy on us

Teresa Dooley 3 months, have mercy on us

Daniel Tully 7 months, have mercy on us

Brendan Durkan 1 month, have mercy on us

Sheila O’Connor 3 months, have mercy on us

Annie Coen 6 months, have mercy on us

Patrick J Kennedy 6 days, have mercy on us

Thomas Walsh 2 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Rice 1 year, have mercy on us

Edward McGowan 10 months, have mercy on us

Brendan Egan 10 months, have mercy on us

Margaret McDonagh 1 month, have mercy on us

Annie J Donellan 10 months, have mercy on us

Thomas Walsh 14 days, have mercy on us

Bridget Quinn 6 months, have mercy on us

Mary Mulkerins 5 weeks, have mercy on us

Kathleen Parkinson 10 months, have mercy on us

Sheila Madeline Flynn 4 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Joseph Maloney 2 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Carney 7 months, have mercy on us

Mary M O’Connor 6 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Geraghty 3 months, have mercy on us

Annie Coen 10 months, have mercy on us

Martin Joseph Feeney 4 months, have mercy on us

Anthony Finnegan 3 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Coady 3 months, have mercy on us

Baby Cunningham 1 day, have mercy on us

Annie Fahy 3 months, have mercy on us

Baby Byrne 1 day, have mercy on us

Patrick Mullaney 18 months, have mercy on us

Thomas Connelly 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Larkin 2 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Kelly 4 months, have mercy on us

Barbara McDonagh 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary O’Brien 4 months, have mercy on us

Keiran Hennelly 14 months, have mercy on us

Annie Folan 4 months, have mercy on us

Baby McNamara 1 day, have mercy on us

Julia Murphy 3 months, have mercy on us

John Rockford 4 months, have mercy on us

Vincent Geraghty 1 year, have mercy on us

Male O’Brien 2 days, have mercy on us

Anthony Deane 2 days, have mercy on us

Mary Teresa O’Brien 15 days, have mercy on us

John Connelly 3 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Murphy 3 months, have mercy on us

Patricia Dunne 2 months, have mercy on us

Francis Kinahan 1 month, have mercy on us

Joseph Sweeney 20 days, have mercy on us

Josephine O’Hagan 6 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Lavin 1 month, have mercy on us

Annie Maria Glynn 13 months, have mercy on us

Kate Agnes Moore 2 months, have mercy on us

Kevin Kearns 15 months, have mercy on us

Thomas Doocey 15 months, have mercy on us

William Conneely 8 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Spelman 16 months, have mercy on us

Mary Kate Cullen 22 months, have mercy on us

Kathleen Brown 3 years, have mercy on us

Julia Kelly 19 months, have mercy on us

Mary Connolly 7 years, have mercy on us

Catherine Harrison 2 years, have mercy on us

Eileen Forde 21 months, have mercy on us

Michael Monaghan 2 years, have mercy on us

Mary Frances Lenihan 3 days, have mercy on us

Anthony Byrne 6 months, have mercy on us

Jarlath Thornton 7 weeks, have mercy on us

John Kelly 6 days, have mercy on us

Joseph O’Brien 18 months, have mercy on us

Anthony Hyland 3 months, have mercy on us

Male Murray 1 day, have mercy on us

Female Murray 1 day, have mercy on us

Joseph F McDonnell 11 days, have mercy on us

Mary Walsh 15 months, have mercy on us

Baby Glynn 1 day, have mercy on us

James Gaughan 14 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Walsh 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary P Moran 9 days, have mercy on us

John Francis Malone 7 days, have mercy on us

Michael F Dempsey 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Christina M Greally 4 months, have mercy on us

Teresa Donnellan 1 month, have mercy on us

Rose Anne King 5 weeks, have mercy on us

Christopher J Joyce 2 months, have mercy on us

James Mannion 8 months, have mercy on us

Mary T Sullivan 3 weeks, have mercy on us

Patrick Holohan 11 months, have mercy on us

Michael Joseph Keane 1 month, have mercy on us

Bridget Keaney 2 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Flaherty 8 days, have mercy on us

Baby Mahady 3 days, have mercy on us

James Rogers 10 days, have mercy on us

Kathleen F Taylor 9 months, have mercy on us

Gerard C Hogan 7 months, have mercy on us

Kathleen Corrigan 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary Connolly 3 months, have mercy on us

Patrick J Farrell 5 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Laffey 3 years, have mercy on us

Fabian Hynes 8 months, have mercy on us

John Joseph Grehan 2 years, have mercy on us

Edward O’Malley 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Fleming 6 months, have mercy on us

Bridget F McHugh 3 months, have mercy on us

Michael Folan 18 months, have mercy on us

Oliver Holland 6 months, have mercy on us

Ellen Nevin 7 months, have mercy on us

Margaret Horan 6 months, have mercy on us

Peter Mullarky 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary P O’Brien 4 months, have mercy on us

Teresa Francis O’Brien 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Kennedy 18 months, have mercy on us

Sarah Ann Carroll 4 months, have mercy on us

Baby Maye 5 days, have mercy on us

Mary Devaney 21 days, have mercy on us

Anthony McDonnell 6 months, have mercy on us

Vincent Molloy 7 days, have mercy on us

John Patrick Lyons 5 months, have mercy on us

Gerald Aidan Timlin 3 days, have mercy on us

Patrick Costelloe 17 days, have mercy on us

John Francis O’Grady 1 month, have mercy on us

Bridget Mary Flaherty 12 days, have mercy on us

Josephine Finnegan 20 months, have mercy on us

Martin McGrath 3 days, have mercy on us

Baby Haugh 1 day, have mercy on us

James Frayne 1 month, have mercy on us

Mary Frances Crealy 14 days, have mercy on us

Mary Davey 2 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Joseph Hoban 11 days, have mercy on us

Angela Dolan 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Lyden 5 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Coneely 4 months, have mercy on us

Austin O’Toole 4 months, have mercy on us

Bernard Laffey 5 months, have mercy on us

Mary Ellen Waldron 8 months, have mercy on us

Terence O’Boyle 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Frances O’Hara 1 month, have mercy on us

Martin Dermott Henry 43 days, have mercy on us

Mary Devaney 3 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Foley 6 months, have mercy on us

Martin Kilkelly 40 days, have mercy on us

Theresa Monica Hehir 6 weeks, have mercy on us

Patrick A Mitchell 3 months, have mercy on us

John Kearney 5 months, have mercy on us

John Joseph Kelly 3 months, have mercy on us

John Conneely 4 months, have mercy on us

Stephen L O’Toole 2 months, have mercy on us

Thomas A Buckley 5 weeks, have mercy on us

Michael John Gilmore 3 months, have mercy on us

Patrick J Monaghan 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Teresa Murray 2 months, have mercy on us

Patrick McKeighe 2 months, have mercy on us

John Raymond Feeney 3 months, have mercy on us

Finbar Noone 2 months, have mercy on us

John O’Brien 21 days, have mercy on us

Beatrice Keane 5 years, have mercy on us

Mary P Veale 5 weeks, have mercy on us

Winifred Gillespie 1 year, have mercy on us

Anthony Coen 10 weeks, have mercy on us

Michael F Sheridan 3 months, have mercy on us

Anne Holden 3 months, have mercy on us

Martin Joseph O’Brien 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Winifred Larkin 1 month, have mercy on us

Patrick Thomas Coen 1 month, have mercy on us

Mary Bridget Joyce 8 months, have mercy on us

Geraldine Collins 13 months, have mercy on us

Mary Flaherty 5 days, have mercy on us

Vincent Keogh 5 months, have mercy on us

John Francis Healy 10 days, have mercy on us

Martin J Kennelly 1 month, have mercy on us

Patrick Keaveney 2 months, have mercy on us

Philomena Flynn 2 months, have mercy on us

William Reilly 9 months, have mercy on us

Margaret N Concannon 1 year, have mercy on us

Patrick J Fitzpatrick 14days, have mercy on us

Joseph Cunningham 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary J Flaherty 13 months, have mercy on us

Kathleen Murray 3 years, have mercy on us

John O’Connell 2 years, have mercy on us

Alphonsus Hanley 21 months, have mercy on us

Bridget P Muldoon 11 months, have mercy on us

Patricia C Higgins 5 months, have mercy on us

Catherine B Kennedy 2 months, have mercy on us

John Desmond Dolan 15 months, have mercy on us

Stephen Joynt 2 years, have mercy on us

Catherine T Kearns 2 years, have mercy on us

Margaret Hurney 2 years, have mercy on us

John Patton 2 years, have mercy on us

Patrick J Williams 15 months, have mercy on us

Nora Hynes 8 months, have mercy on us

Anthony Donohue 2 years, have mercy on us

Brendan McGreal 1 year, have mercy on us

Anthony Cafferky 23 days, have mercy on us

Nora Cullinane 18 months, have mercy on us

Kathleen Daly 2 years, have mercy on us

Nora Conneely 15 months, have mercy on us

Mary Teresa Joyce 13 months, have mercy on us

Kenneth A Ellesmere 1 day, have mercy on us

Mary P Carroll 4 months, have mercy on us

Thomas Collins 17 months, have mercy on us

Margaret M Moloney 3 months, have mercy on us

Josephine Tierney 8 months, have mercy on us

Margaret M Deasy 3 months, have mercy on us

Martin Francis Bane 3 months, have mercy on us

Bridget Agatha Kenny 2 months, have mercy on us

Baby Kelly 1 day, have mercy on us

Mary Teresa Judge 15 months, have mercy on us

Paul Dominick Bennett 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Bridget Giblin 18 months, have mercy on us

Kathleen Madden 2 months, have mercy on us

Mary P Byrne 8 weeks, have mercy on us

Joseph Byrce 4 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Byrne 11 months, have mercy on us

Kathleen Glynn 4 months, have mercy on us

Augustine Jordan 9 months, have mercy on us

Michael F Dwyer 18 months, have mercy on us

Noel C Murphy 14 months, have mercy on us

Margaret McNamee 6 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Grealish 6 weeks, have mercy on us

Bernadette O’Reilly 7 months, have mercy on us

John Joseph Carr 3 weeks, have mercy on us

Paul Gardiner 10 months, have mercy on us

Simon Thomas Folan 9 weeks, have mercy on us

Joseph Ferguson 3 months, have mercy on us

Peter Heffernan 4 months, have mercy on us

Patrick J Killeen 14 weeks, have mercy on us

Stephen Halloran 7 months, have mercy on us

Teresa Grealish 5 months, have mercy on us

John Keane 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Burke 9 months, have mercy on us

Brigid McTigue 3 months, have mercy on us

Margaret R Broderick 8 months, have mercy on us

Martin Mannion 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Margaret Riddell 8 months, have mercy on us

Thomas J Noonan 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Peter Casey 10 months, have mercy on us

Michael Scully 3 months, have mercy on us

Baby Lyons 5 days, have mercy on us

Hubert McLoughlin 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary M Finnegan 3 months, have mercy on us

Nicholas P Morley 3 months, have mercy on us

Teresa Bane 6 months, have mercy on us

Patrick J Kennedy 5 weeks, have mercy on us

Michael Francis Ryan 3 days, have mercy on us

John Forde 2 years, have mercy on us

Mary P Cunnane 3 months, have mercy on us

Margaret P Sheridan 4 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Joseph Nevin 3 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Nally 5 months, have mercy on us

Christopher Burke 3 months, have mercy on us

Anne Madden 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Bridget T Madden 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Thomas Murphy 3 months, have mercy on us

Francis Carroll 2 months, have mercy on us

Bridget J Linnan 9 months, have mercy on us

Josephine Staunton 8 days, have mercy on us

Mary Ellen McKeigue 7 weeks, have mercy on us

Mary J Mulchrone 3 months, have mercy on us

Catherine Higgins 4 years, have mercy on us

Catherine Anne Egan 3 months, have mercy on us

Thomas McQuaid 4 months, have mercy on us

Dermott Muldoo 4 months, have mercy on us

Martin Hanley 9 weeks, have mercy on us

John Joseph Lally 3 months, have mercy on us

Brendan Larkin 5 months, have mercy on us

Baby Bell 1 day, have mercy on us

Mary J Larkin 7 months, have mercy on us

Annie Fleming 9 months, have mercy on us

Colm A McNulty 1 month, have mercy on us

Walter Flaherty 3 months, have mercy on us

Sarah Burke 15 days, have mercy on us

Mary Ann Boyle 5 months, have mercy on us

John Anthony Murphy 5 months, have mercy on us

Joseph A Colohan 4 months, have mercy on us

Christopher Begley 18 days, have mercy on us

Catherine A Meehan 4 months, have mercy on us

Martin McLynskey 6 months, have mercy on us

Mary J Crehan 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Ann McDonagh 2 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Folan 22 days, have mercy on us

Evelyn Barrett 4 months, have mercy on us

Paul Morris 4 months, have mercy on us

Peter Morris 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Martyna Joyce 18 months, have mercy on us

Mary Margaret Lane 7 months, have mercy on us

John Noone 4 months, have mercy on us

Anne J McDonnell 6 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Anthony Burke 6 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Hardiman 6 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Naughton 12 days, have mercy on us

Josephine T Staunton 21 days, have mercy on us

John Joseph Mills 5 months, have mercy on us

Baby Hastings 1 day, have mercy on us

Mary Donlon 4 months, have mercy on us

Nora Connolly 15 months, have mercy on us

Anne Heneghan 3 months, have mercy on us

Mary Keville 9 months, have mercy on us

Martin Murphy 5 months, have mercy on us

Mary Barbara Murphy 5 months, have mercy on us

Mary P Logue 5 months, have mercy on us

Margaret E Cooke 6 months, have mercy on us

Mary Ann Broderick 14 months, have mercy on us

Ann Marian Fahy 4 months, have mercy on us

Anne Dillon 4 months, have mercy on us

Imelda Halloran 2 years, have mercy on us

Joseph Gavin 10 months, have mercy on us

Marian Brigid Mulryan 10 months, have mercy on us

Mary C Rafferty 3 months, have mercy on us

Nora Mary Howard 4 months, have mercy on us

Joseph Dempsey 3 months, have mercy on us

Patrick Walsh 3 weeks, have mercy on us

Francis M Heaney 3 years, have mercy on us

Dermot Gavin 2 weeks, have mercy on us

Mary C Burke 3 years, have mercy on us

Patrick Burke 1 year, have mercy on us

Paul Henry Nee 5 months, have mercy on us

Oliver Reilly 4 months, have mercy on us

Gerard Connaughton 11 months, have mercy on us

Rose Marie Murphy 2 years, have mercy on us

Margaret Connaire 4 months, have mercy on us

Stephen Noel Browne 2 years, have mercy on us

Baby Fallon 4 days, have mercy on us

Geraldine O’Malley 6 months, have mercy on us

Dolores Conneely 7 months, have mercy on us

Mary Maloney 4 months, have mercy on us

Mary Carty 5 months, have mercy on us

From the Cradle to the Grave

In memory of the infants, who are buried at Tuam, Bessborough and in who knows how many other places and dedicated to those young women whose only crime was to give birth out of wedlock and who lost their children to an untimely death or had their children forcibly taken from them, by the R.C. church, aided and abetted by the state.

May we never again have to say “never again”.

From the Cradle to the Grave

We were born sinners and sinners remain,
Unable able to cleanse the indelible stain
Of Adam And Eve,
The original temptress,
Corrupter of man.

Sons and daughters of a priest-ridden nation,
Take up your crosses, remember your station,
Mourning and weeping
In this Valley of Tears,
Your just desserts.

Eternal guilt and forced confession,
Darkness at noon, the constant profession
Of faith and despair,
We shook off one yoke
And clung to another.

Look down on us oh, heavenly father
From your pulpit above your earthly mother
Who raised you up
To call us out
From the altar.

Hail Mary, full of fear,
Teenage mother, whom we revere,
And all the rest
Without a spouse
Daughters of Eve.

The tiny bones, the unmarked plot,
Ignored, disdained, thought ill-begot
And no stone to mark
Save on the heart
Of an innocent girl.

 

Brexit is in the OED

A fierce row has developed between No 10 Downing Street and lexicographers at the Oxford English Dictionary following the announcement that the word “Brexit” is to be included in the OED with the following definition:

“the (proposed) withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, and the political process associated with it”.

According to sources at No 10, Mrs. May is furious at the OED’s “absurd meddling in political affairs”.  “Brexit means Brexit and will continue to do so”, a red faced Prime Minister is reported to have exclaimed.   It’s not yet clear whether or not the Government will contest the OED’s definition in the High Court. But the possibility cannot be bruled out.

Following Mrs May’s reception at the EU Summit in Brussels, where she was given the cold shoulder, could we soon see the inclusion in the OED of  brexclude, breject, brignore and “brostracize”?  And presumably when the promised brutopia fails to materialise, we will see the appearance of brexcuse.