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Bessborough survivor says more women 'will die not knowing if their child is rotting in a septic tank'
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Bessborough survivor says more women 'will die not knowing if their child is rotting in a septic tank'

Updated Apr 27th 2021, 6:15 PM 15,707 Views 6 Comments

The Children’s Committee today discussed legislation that would allow exhumations and re-interment of remains at the sites of former mother and baby institutions.

'Is she dead or alive?': Call for inquests into deaths at mother and baby homes
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'Is she dead or alive?': Call for inquests into deaths at mother and baby homes

Updated Apr 14th 2021, 6:00 PM 18,254 Views 27 Comments
  • Inquests must be carried out into all deaths at mother and baby homes, Oireachtas told
  • One Tuam survivor wants to know if his sister is buried at the site, or still alive
  • Ireland 'must meet its domestic and international human rights obligations'
'There can be no more messing about': Push for law to allow exhumations at mother and baby homes
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'There can be no more messing about': Push for law to allow exhumations at mother and baby homes

Apr 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,631 Views 22 Comments
  • Legislation being debated today would allow excavations, exhumations and re-interment of remains at the sites of former mother and baby homes
  • Catherine Corless says as many sites as possible must be included
  • "The babies should have been taken out of there in 2017 when they were found," she says of Tuam
Babies from Cork County Home were buried in coffins with adults or amputated limbs
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Babies from Cork County Home were buried in coffins with adults or amputated limbs

Jan 30th 2021, 2:52 PM 51,239 Views 14 Comments

A Bessborough survivor has said the revelations are “heartbreaking and shocking”.

Commission finds remains of at least 42 infants in burial plot of former mother and baby home
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Commission finds remains of at least 42 infants in burial plot of former mother and baby home

Jan 12th 2021, 3:22 PM 24,207 Views 36 Comments

6,414 women were admitted to Sean Ross Abbey and 6,079 children were born or admitted there between 1931 and 1969.

5-year investigation finds at least 9,000 children died in Ireland's mother and baby homes
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5-year investigation finds at least 9,000 children died in Ireland's mother and baby homes

Jan 12th 2021, 3:00 PM 43,522 Views 100 Comments
  • Document details the experiences of women and children who lived in 14 mother and baby homes and four county homes.
  • Commission recommends redress, services such as counselling and enhanced medical cards.
  • Taoiseach to give State apology over mother and baby homes in the Dáil tomorrow.
'Accept responsibility and we might accept your apology': Survivors brace themselves for mother and baby home report
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'Accept responsibility and we might accept your apology': Survivors brace themselves for mother and baby home report

Jan 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,014 Views 48 Comments

The long-awaited report will be published today – and survivors want “urgent” action on foot of it.

Varadkar supports investigation into 'disrespectful' leak of mother and baby home information
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Varadkar supports investigation into 'disrespectful' leak of mother and baby home information

Jan 11th 2021, 10:19 AM 27,498 Views 62 Comments

“I think it was very disrespectful the fact that elements of it were leaked and appeared in a Sunday paper,” the Tánaiste said.

How a 'surprising' lack of burial records impacted the work of the mother and baby home commission
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How a 'surprising' lack of burial records impacted the work of the mother and baby home commission

Jan 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 21,146 Views 29 Comments

Ahead of the commission’s final report being published tomorrow, we’re taking a look back at its interim reports.

This is what a Dubliner looked like in the 16th century
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This is what a Dubliner looked like in the 16th century

Jun 25th 2017, 8:30 PM 41,524 Views 54 Comments

Facial reconstruction analysis has been performed on a skull discovered at the entrance of Trinity College in 2014.

Mass graves, bodysnatchers and crematoriums: Ireland's history with death
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Mass graves, bodysnatchers and crematoriums: Ireland's history with death

Jul 31st 2016, 11:15 AM 1,251 Views 14 Comments

The authors of Grave Matters talk about death through the ages.

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone
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Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone

Nov 25th 2014, 3:36 PM 5,395 Views 2 Comments

Proper burials of the dead is preserving the dignity of the deceased.

There needs to be more competition between graveyards, apparently
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There needs to be more competition between graveyards, apparently

Jun 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,279 Views 30 Comments

Today TDs will debate a Bill that seeks to end “non-transparent” behaviour by cemetery authorities.

Photos: Cave excavation shows flowers used in burials over 13,000 years ago
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Photos: Cave excavation shows flowers used in burials over 13,000 years ago

Jul 4th 2013, 9:00 PM 10,006 Views 38 Comments

The Natufians, the first people in the world to abandon the nomadic way of life, buried their dead on beds of colourful and sweet-smelling plants.