The Harvest



[Today’s Irish Daily Mirror front page]

Kathleen was just 20 when she went into Airmount Maternity Hospital in Waterford to have her second child in 1966…little Patrick was transferred to Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin for a “small procedure” – and never seen again.
It was only after decades of heartache and secrecy that she discovered he was buried in a pauper’s grave in Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery.
[Kathleen] also found out her little son’s heart and lungs had been removed for research purposes.

Mother and baby home horror: ‘My baby was taken from me and I was told he was dead… I want to know WHY?’ (Alana Fearon, Irish Mirror)

Previously: Human Lab Rats