New RISF Website and Q&A with CEO Mary Higgins


The RISF have created a new service name for the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund – "Caranua" which will apply from 7thOctober 2013. Caranua is Irish for “new friend”.

Additionally to this the website details for Caranua can be accessed at:


We have also recently been informed of a meeting that was held by Mary Higgins as part of her commitment to meeting with Survivors to discuss their issues and ensure the Fund is used for the benefit of Survivors and their needs.

Here is a list of the questions she was asked along with some answers;


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