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Bethany Home (sometimes called Bethany House or Bethany Mother and Child Home) was a residential home in Dublin, Ireland, mainly for women of the Protestant faith, who were convicted of petty theft, prostitution, infanticide, as well as women who were pregnant out of wedlock, and the children of these women. [1]

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Arabella Denny

Lady Arabella Fitzmaurice Denny (1707–1792) was an Irish philanthropist, and founder of the Magdalen Asylum for Protestant Girls in Leeson Street, Dublin in 1765.

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Arthur Barton (bishop)

Arthur William Barton DD (1 June 1881 – 22 September 1962) was a Church of Ireland clergyman, from 1939 Archbishop of Dublin.

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Belvedere Protestant Children's Orphanage

Belvedere Protestant Children's Orphanage or Belvedere Home was a Protestant-run children's orphanage in Tyrrellspass, Co.

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Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

Christ Church Cathedral (or, more formally, The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity) is the cathedral of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough and the cathedral of the Ecclesiastical province of the United Provinces of Dublin and Cashel in the Church of Ireland.

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Church of Ireland

The Church of Ireland (Eaglais na hÉireann; Ulster-Scots: Kirk o Airlann) is a Christian church in Ireland and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.

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Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse

The Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (CICA) is one of a range of measures introduced by the Irish Government to investigate the extent and effects of abuse on children from 1936 onwards.

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County Leitrim

County Leitrim (Contae Liatroma) is a county in the Republic of Ireland.

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David Norris (politician)

David Patrick Bernard Norris (born 31 July 1944) is an Irish scholar, independent Senator and civil rights activist.

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Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (An Roinn Tithíochta, Pleanála agus Rialtais Áitiúil) is a department of the Government of Ireland.

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Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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Fallen woman

The term fallen woman was used to describe a woman who has "lost her innocence", and fallen from the grace of God.

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Irish Church Missions

The Irish Church Missions (ICM) is a conservative and semi-autonomous Anglican mission.

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Irish Statute Book

The Irish Statute Book, also known as the electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB), is a database produced by the Office of the Attorney General of Ireland.

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John Gregg (Archbishop of Armagh)

John Allen Fitzgerald Gregg CH (1873–1961) was a Church of Ireland clergyman, from 1915 Bishop of Ossory, Ferns and Leighlin, in 1920 translated to become Archbishop of Dublin, and finally from 1939 until 1959 Archbishop of Armagh.

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Kirwan House

Kirwan House or The Female Orphan House was a protestant run female orphanage on Dublin's North Circular Road.

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Magdalene asylum

Magdalene laundries, also known as Magdalene's asylums, were institutions from the 18th to the late 20th centuries ostensibly to house "fallen women", a term used to imply female sexual promiscuity or work in prostitution.

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Marasmus is a form of severe malnutrition characterized by energy deficiency.

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Martin McAleese

Martin David McAleese (born 24 March 1951) is a former member of Seanad Éireann and the husband of the 8th President of Ireland, Mary McAleese.

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Michael Jackson (bishop)

Michael Geoffrey St Aubyn Jackson (born 24 May 1956) is the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin and Bishop of Glendalough since 2011.

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Mount Jerome Cemetery and Crematorium

Mount Jerome Cemetery & Crematorium (Reilig Chnoc Ieróim) is situated in Harold's Cross on the south side of Dublin, Ireland.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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PACT (Protestant Adoption Society)

PACT is an Irish adoption organisation founded in 1952, formerly called the Protestant Adoption Society.

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Rathgar, originally a village, from 1862 part of the township Rathmines and Rathgar, in 1930 became a suburb of Dublin, Ireland.

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Rockall is an uninhabited granite islet within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the United Kingdom,.

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Ruairi Quinn

Ruairi Michael Quinn (born 2 April 1946) is a former Irish Labour Party politician who served as Minister for Education and Skills from 2011 to 2014, Leader of the Labour Party from 1997 to 2002, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 1989 to 1997, Minister for Finance from 1994 to 1997, Minister for Enterprise and Employment from 1993 to 1994, Minister for the Public Service from 1986 to 1987, Minister for Labour from 1983 to 1986, Minister of State for Urban Affairs and Housing from 1982 to 1983.

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T. C. Hammond

Thomas Chatterton Hammond (born in Cork, Ireland on 20 February 1877 and died in Sydney, Australia on 16 November 1961) was an Irish Anglican cleric whose work on reformed theology and Protestant apologetics has been influential among evangelicals, especially in Ireland, Australia and South Africa.

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Tom McClean

Tom McClean is a veteran of both the Parachute Regiment and the SAS and is a survival expert who lived on the island of Rockall from 26 May to 4 July 1985 to affirm Britain's claim to it; this is the third longest human occupancy of the island,, surpassed in 1997 by a team from Greenpeace which spent 42 days on the island, and in 2014 by Nick Hancock who spent 45 days there.

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Union Jack

The Union Jack, or Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.

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Westbank Orphanage

Westbank Orphanage (sometimes called Westbank Protestant Orphanage or Westbank Children's Home) was a privately run Protestant orphanage in Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland, which closed in the 1990s.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bethany_Home

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