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My name is Bridget : the untold story of Bridget Dolan and the Tuam Mother and Baby Home

Author: Alison O'Reilly
Publisher: Dublin : Gill Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1946, twenty-six-year-old Bridget Dolan walked up to the front door of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home. Alone and pregnant. Bridget gave birth to a boy, John, who died at the home less than two years later. Her second child was once again delivered into the care of the nuns and was taken from her. She would go on to marry a wonderful man and have a daughter Anna Corrigan, but it was only after Bridget's death that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Named Person: Bridget Dolan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alison O'Reilly
ISBN: 9780717180431 0717180433
OCLC Number: 1033604091
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction: The Moment of Truth; 1. The Path to Home; 2. The Place of Shame; 3. Life and Death; 4. The Stories behind the Headlines; 5. Haunted by What Was Left Behind; 6. The Mystery of Tuam's Lost Babies; 7. Forwards, but Never Forgetting; 8. Dirty Old Town; 9. Kicking Down Doors; 10. Chasing the Truth; 11. The Right to Rest in Peace; 12. Resistance and Persistence; 13. Snapshots of Stolen Lives; Epilogue: Living with the Past; Postscript, February 2018; Appendix: Death Records --
Tuam Mother and Baby Home; Photo Section; Acknowledgements; Copyright
Responsibility: Alison O'Reilly.

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In 2017, the remains of 796 babies were found in a septic tank on the site of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home, a home run by nuns which took in orphans and unmarried mothers until it closed in 1961.  Read more...

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