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"I Thought She'd Be Happy to See Me"

Colleen Anderson, who was born in Sean Ross Abbey, has been speaking to Midlands Today.

A woman - who was born in Sean Ross Abbey in Roscrea - says the trauma of her mother's experiences never left her.

Colleen Anderson's mother was admitted to the mother and baby home, after being raped aged 14.

Sister Hildegarde - who featured in the movie 'Philomena' - sent Colleen to live with her niece in Chicago.

Colleen told her story to the Will Faulkner on Midlands Today:

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