Take A Longreads Look At-Ireland’s Frogotten Women

Longreads publishes essays and features from short pieces to long-form like this one from Irish journalist JP O’Malley. I heard about the Magdalene Laundries and the iron-fisted control the church had over Ireland. What scares about this story, and stories of Indigenous children in residential school, is the belief the heinous acts pleased God.

JP O’Malley chronicles a side-business of one order, packaging games for Hasbro. O’Malley puts another human face on the story, an aunt who lived her entire life under the convent’s rule.


In Little Atoms, JP O’ Malley tells the story of the Irish nuns who a multi-million dollar corporation exploited to help produce its toys.

via Ireland’s Forgotten Women — Longreads

What Do You Think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.