The Irish Times reported on the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD’s visit to IWSSN’s Whispering Hope Centre, based in Kentish Town, London. The Taoiseach visited Whispering Hope to find out more about the support it has provided for Survivors living in the UK, and to meet with Magdalene Laundry Women who have benefited from the support offered by the Centre and financial awards from the Irish Department of Justice and Equality via the Restorative Justice Scheme.
Talking to the group Mr Kenny recalled his four-hour meeting with the women in the Irish embassy in London four years ago. He referred specifically to the women singing the song Whispering Hope to him.
“One of the most powerful impacts in my career in politics has been when I met with you that day [and] the singing of Whispering Hope,” he said.
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