Updated: 29th August 2017
Investigation of institutions that provided residential accommodation for children run by the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd (the "Good Shepherd Sisters") commenced on Monday 7th March 2016 and spanned 7 sitting days. These institutions were based in Belfast, Derry/Londonderry and Newry. The timetable of proceedings with links to transcripts, witness statements and evidence are provided below for each sitting day.
Readers may find parts of the transcripts, witness statements and evidence offensive or distressing. Some of them contain graphic descriptions of violent and sexual behaviour, which are not suitable to be viewed by persons under 18 years of age. If you have been affected by reading this material you may wish to seek appropriate support. Lifeline NI can be contacted on 0808 808 8000.
Note: Information on this page may be subject to change.
|Day||Date||Witness Statements & Evidence||Transcript|
7th March 2016
8th March 2016
9th March 2016
10th March 2016
11th March 2016
14th March 2016
15th March 2016
Key to designations
HIA – A witness who was resident in an institution and has given evidence to the Inquiry