1225. ‘It Shouldn’t Be This Hard’ – St John Ambulance, One Year After the Shannon Report

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack
In this Echo Chamber podcast special you’ll here from survivor of child sexual abuse at the hands of a senior member of St John Ambulance, Mick Finnegan, Sinn Féin’s spokesperson for Sport, TD Chris Andrews, Green Party TD and Chair of the Children’s Committee, Patrick Costello and Irish Times journalist, Jack Power.
They each give their perspectives and views on what has happened since the publication of the Shannon Report into child sex abuse within SJA, the current controversy over funding of a Child Safe Guarding Officer and what, if any, lessons have been learned.
Mick also shares details of his last 12 months and how he lost everything and ended up sleeping rough since last August.
Special thanks to Ciaran Moran for the use of his song ‘It’s Okay’ as part of this episode.
The full interview with Mick is available here:https://www.patreon.com/posts/patron-exclusive-100283429

Posted in podcast and tagged .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *