By Nell McCafferty
Joanne Hayes, at 24 years of age, hid the beginning and loss of life of her child in County Kerry, eire, in 1984. consequently she confessed to the homicide, by means of stabbing, of one other child. all the medical proof confirmed that she couldn't have had this moment child. The police however, insisted on charging her and, after the costs have been dropped, endured to insist that she had given delivery to twins conceived of 2 assorted males.
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And the unfinished sentence would trail off into the unspeakable distance. The neighbours quickly took up the slack, concentrating speedily, with ohs and aaahs of delight, on the infant and the mother, and never a sentence was uttered in that house about the father. Gradually Yvonne became their collective heart’s delight. It had been twenty-two years since a baby’s cry had been heard on the farm and the sound was as lovely as it was regenerative. She was the new generation and she belonged to all of them.
The men of medicine disgraced themselves again in the course of yet another referendum to refine and impose further limitations on the original amendment on fertilised eggs. The three masters of Dublin’s maternity hospitals gave a press conference to announce their intention to throw their weight behind it. Under questioning from a now less subservient media, they admitted that their real preference was that termination should be allowed in cases where a damaged foetus would not long survive birth.
Detective Dillon’s contact furnished alibis for two of the three women, declaring that CURA ‘was looking after them and was fairly satisfied with both positions’. The hospital, nominally controlled by the state, is run by the Sisters of Mercy nuns, who work closely with CURA. There was an ‘inconclusive file’ on the third woman, Joanne Hayes, said the contact. She had come into the maternity ward on 14 April a few hours before the Cahirciveen baby was found. The file on her read ‘scan and uterus recently emptied’.
A Woman to Blame. The Kerry Babies Case by Nell McCafferty