Kildare Nationalist

Abuse survivor Louise O’Keeffe has accepted the Taoiseach’s apology on behalf of the Irish State.

The Cork woman won a case earlier this week that she brought to the European Court of Human Rights over abuse she suffered at a school in the 1970s.

In a statement, she says she’s grateful for the speed of the Taoiseach’s apology and she graciously accepts it.

“I appreciate very much his apology and I suppose I appreciate the fact that he did it quickly,” she said.

“I would never have looked for an apology for myself.

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