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The Magdalenes and I
The Magdalenes and I
Steven O'Riordan

On a calm, clear Tuesday night in February 2013, a long line of Irish women in their 60s, 70s and 80s stood... more

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The State Apology

On Tuesday, 19 February 2013, the Irish Government offered an unreserved apology to survivors of Ireland's Magdalene Laundries. Steven and... more

27 May 2024 · 32 minutes
Meeting The President

On 3rd July 2013, Steven and the Magdalene women were invited to Áras an Uachtaráin to meet with the President... more

27 May 2024 · 5 minutes
The McAleese Report

On February 5, 2013, Senator Martin McAleese published his findings on State Interaction in Ireland's Magdalene Laundries. As Steven and... more

20 May 2024 · 23 minutes
Magdalene Survivors Together

In Steven's pursuit of justice for the women in Ireland's Magdalene Laundries, he sets up the Magdalene Survivors Together group.... more

13 May 2024 · 10 minutes
The State Investigates

As the Irish State agrees to investigate its role in the Magdalene Laundries, Steven prepares to meet the chairperson of... more

13 May 2024 · 7 minutes
Marina’s Story

Wednesday 20th July 2011 The Forgotten Maggies airs on TG4 to a record breaking audience. The outpouring of support brings... more

06 May 2024 · 10 minutes
Mary Smith And The Charity Single

As Steven campaigns for a State apology for survivors of Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries, the Irish broadcasting station TG4 agrees to... more

06 May 2024 · 9 minutes
Grabbing the Headlines

The success of the Galway Film Festival draws enormous media attention to Steven and the Magdalene women. Other survivors start... more

29 Apr 2024 · 7 minutes
The Forgotten Maggies

The Forgotten Maggies launches at the Galway Film Festival to critical acclaim. Its success draws enormous media attention to the... more

29 Apr 2024 · 13 minutes
A Breakthrough?

As Steven and Gerard set about editing the documentary, The Forgotten Maggies, Steven gets word that submissions are now open... more

22 Apr 2024 · 7 minutes
The Magdalenes and I
The State Apology
The Magdalenes and I