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Reformatory and industrial schools and twentieth-century Ireland
Eoin O’Sullivan

a minority of Catholic congregations had any direct involvement in them. Rather, a very small number of congregations, primarily native Irish congregations – particularly the Sisters of Mercy and the Christian Brothers – aided by imported French congregations based on the mission of their founding members, operated these schools. In terms of hierarchy within Irish Catholicism, these congregations did not have a high status in comparison with for example, the Jesuit Fathers or the Loreto Nuns. In addition to the role of the state and the Catholic Church

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