Module 7 - Juvenile Justice Institutions

Updated:  31st August 2017

Investigation of Juvenile Justice Institutions commenced on Tuesday 1st September 2015 and spanned 31 sitting days.  The Inquiry began by looking at St Patrick's Training School followed by Rathgael Training School, Lisnevin Training School and Hydebank Young Offenders Centre.  The timetable of proceedings with links to the transcripts, witness statements and evidence are provided below for each sitting day.

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Day Date Witness Statements & Evidence Transcript
1 Tuesday
1st September 2015
2 Wednesday
2nd September 2015
3 Thursday
3rd September 2015
4 Friday
4th September 2015
5 Monday
7th September 2015
6 Tuesday
8th September 2015
7 Wednesday
9th September 2015
8 Thursday
10th September 2015
9 Monday
21st September 2015
10 Tuesday
22nd September 2015
11 Wednesday
23rd September 2015
SPT 3 (PDF 105 KB)
HIA 264 (Did not give Evidence)
SPT 52 (PDF 441 KB)
SPT 123 (Did not Attend)
12 Thursday
24th September 2015
13 Wednesday
30th September 2015
14 Thursday
1st October 2015
15 Monday
12th October 2015
16 Tuesday
13th October 2015
17 Wednesday
14th October 2015
18 Monday
19th October 2015
19 Tuesday
20th October 2015
20 Wednesday
21st October 2015
Closed Session
21 Thursday
22nd October 2015

Closed Session

22 Monday
2nd November 2015

Closed Session

23 Tuesday
3rd November 2015
24 Wednesday
4th November 2015
25 Thursday
5th November 2015
Closed Session
26 Monday
16th November 2015
27 Tuesday
17th November 2015
Closed Session Day 160
28 Wednesday
18th November 2015
Closed Session

 

 

29 Thursday
19th November 2015
30 Monday
23rd November 2015
31 Tuesday
24th November 2015
   

Closing Statements

 
 
 

Final Submissions

 

Final submission for RG 48 (PDF 55 KB)

Final Submission for DOJ (PDF 988 KB)

Final Submissions for RG 24, RG 11 and RG 33 (PDF 1.4 MB)

Final Submission for DHSSPS (PDF 215 KB)

 
 
 

 

 

Key to designations

HIA - A witness who was resident in an institution and has given evidence to the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry.
SPT - A witness who can provide evidence in relation to St Patrick’s Training School.
RG - A witness who can provide evidence in relation to Rathgael Training School.
LN - A witness who can provide evidence in relation to Lisnevin Training School.
BR - A Brother who worked in an institution under investigation or who belonged to the Order concerned.
HSCB - Health & Social Care Board.
DHSSPS - Department of Health & Social Services & Public Safety.
DOJ - Department of Justice.