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'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 18,274 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'
Catherine Corless: Government efforts to help mother and baby homes survivors 'half-hearted'
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Catherine Corless: Government efforts to help mother and baby homes survivors 'half-hearted'

Jan 13th 2021, 9:41 AM 16,708 Views 37 Comments

The final report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes was published yesterday.

Philomena Lee says Ireland must ensure mother and baby home 'atrocities' never happen again
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Philomena Lee says Ireland must ensure mother and baby home 'atrocities' never happen again

Jan 11th 2021, 12:37 PM 22,012 Views 32 Comments

Lee also said she is “dismayed” that some details from the Mother and Baby Homes report were leaked.

Mother and Baby Homes commission submits report on burial of those who died in institutions
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Mother and Baby Homes commission submits report on burial of those who died in institutions

Mar 16th 2019, 4:58 PM 12,915 Views 26 Comments

The report has been submitted to Minister for Children Katherine Zappone.

Excavations at Tuam mother and baby home expected to start in latter half of 2019
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Excavations at Tuam mother and baby home expected to start in latter half of 2019

Dec 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,569 Views 19 Comments

The government must first pass legislation allowing it to carry out excavations.

Catherine Corless to get honorary degree from Trinity College Dublin today
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Catherine Corless to get honorary degree from Trinity College Dublin today

Dec 7th 2018, 6:20 AM 32,029 Views 39 Comments

Thomas Kinsella and Michal Lipson will also receive honorary degrees.

'Exceptionally important decision': Full forensic excavation of Tuam mother and baby home to take place
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'Exceptionally important decision': Full forensic excavation of Tuam mother and baby home to take place

Oct 23rd 2018, 3:36 PM 21,462 Views 95 Comments

The Government has been offered €2.5 million by the Bon Secours Sisters, who ran the home, towards the excavation.

Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site
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Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site

Sep 25th 2018, 9:26 PM 11,413 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil today that he made a private visit to Tuam on his way home from a conference in Galway recently.

Corless 'disappointed' pope didn't mention Tuam, says abuse survivors need more than prayers
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Corless 'disappointed' pope didn't mention Tuam, says abuse survivors need more than prayers

Aug 26th 2018, 3:27 PM 15,478 Views 40 Comments

A vigil to remember babies who died at the home is being held this afternoon.

'Living with a longterm illness gives you this way of viewing the world'
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'Living with a longterm illness gives you this way of viewing the world'

Apr 21st 2018, 9:00 PM 29,660 Views 5 Comments

Visual artist Katie Moore has created a piece based on Catherine Corless’s Tuam Mother and Baby Home discovery.

Twitter was so emotional after Catherine Corless' win at the People of the Year Awards last night
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Twitter was so emotional after Catherine Corless' win at the People of the Year Awards last night

Apr 16th 2018, 7:33 AM 4,245 Views 0 Comments

‘A true Irish hero.’

Catherine Corless, Rescue 116 crew and Vera Twomey among People of the Year
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Catherine Corless, Rescue 116 crew and Vera Twomey among People of the Year

Apr 15th 2018, 9:33 PM 25,084 Views 13 Comments

The Awards aim to recognise the achievements of the country’s everyday heroes.

Report sets out five options of what could happen at Tuam
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Report sets out five options of what could happen at Tuam

Dec 12th 2017, 3:40 PM 33,931 Views 65 Comments

The report said it would be particularly difficult to identify “commingled remains” and the remains of children under two.

'Fearless' Catherine Corless wins human rights award
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'Fearless' Catherine Corless wins human rights award

Oct 26th 2017, 5:00 PM 12,445 Views 47 Comments

Her research led to the discovery of human remains at the site of a former mother and baby home in Tuam.

'I'm anxious that every bit of evidence gets out there, just in case it's a carbon copy of Tuam'
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'I'm anxious that every bit of evidence gets out there, just in case it's a carbon copy of Tuam'

Oct 22nd 2017, 9:30 PM 43,366 Views 56 Comments

Catherine Corless is calling for a full investigation into a former Sisters of Mercy orphanage in Galway.

'Something urgent has to be done with the Tuam site - it can't just be left as it is'
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'Something urgent has to be done with the Tuam site - it can't just be left as it is'

May 20th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,324 Views 47 Comments

Decisions are to be made over what is to happen with the exhumation of remains from the Tuam site, those affected say.

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home
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'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home

Apr 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 21,360 Views 38 Comments

The Commission into Mother and Baby Homes wrote to Minister Katherine Zappone before the ‘very shocking’ news broke.

'I wasn't shocked, I knew they were there': Catherine Corless receives standing ovation on Late Late
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'I wasn't shocked, I knew they were there': Catherine Corless receives standing ovation on Late Late

Mar 10th 2017, 10:32 PM 146,645 Views 182 Comments

Corless and some former residents of the home spoke to Ryan Tubridy this evening.

Catherine Corless says more human remains are likely to be buried under Tuam playground
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Catherine Corless says more human remains are likely to be buried under Tuam playground

Mar 8th 2017, 11:42 AM 17,547 Views 79 Comments

Galway County Council has said no remains were found when the housing estate and playground were being built.

Enda Kenny says babies at Tuam home were treated like 'some kind of sub-species'
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Enda Kenny says babies at Tuam home were treated like 'some kind of sub-species'

Mar 6th 2017, 5:03 PM 17,307 Views 136 Comments

The Taoiseach said it was up to the coroner and everyone else involved to decide on the next steps.

Catholic bishop: 'We hang our heads in shame' over Tuam mass grave
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Catholic bishop: 'We hang our heads in shame' over Tuam mass grave

Mar 5th 2017, 5:48 PM 33,975 Views 190 Comments

Bishop Brendan Leahy was challenged by a woman at today’s Citizens’ Assembly.

No mourning at final resting place of Tuam babies - only an eerie silence
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No mourning at final resting place of Tuam babies - only an eerie silence

Mar 4th 2017, 8:05 AM 30,825 Views 150 Comments

TheJournal.ie finds a town reeling from confirmation of the truth hidden for generations in a muddy plot.

She was right: How Catherine Corless uncovered what happened in Tuam
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She was right: How Catherine Corless uncovered what happened in Tuam

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:09 PM 80,753 Views 178 Comments

“So many things get covered up these days, I am just so thankful that this has come out”.

Tuam babies: Next steps in finding the truth behind their deaths
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Tuam babies: Next steps in finding the truth behind their deaths

Mar 3rd 2017, 1:47 PM 16,349 Views 72 Comments

A significant amount of human remains were found in sewage chambers at a site first located by researcher Catherine Corless.

'These children need to be remembered': It's almost a year since the Tuam Babies controversy
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'These children need to be remembered': It's almost a year since the Tuam Babies controversy

Apr 13th 2015, 9:15 PM 19,171 Views 45 Comments

Historian Catherine Corless and some mother and baby home survivors have been looking back at the time the story broke last year.

Opinion: Questions remain unanswered over the Tuam mother-and-baby home
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Opinion: Questions remain unanswered over the Tuam mother-and-baby home

Oct 10th 2014, 12:04 PM 221 Views 24 Comments

To understand what happened, it is vital to hold inquests into the deaths of all those buried at the site of the former home.

Opinion: Horror doesn't belong to the past, Ireland's most vulnerable are still marginalised and neglected
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Opinion: Horror doesn't belong to the past, Ireland's most vulnerable are still marginalised and neglected

Jun 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 249 Views 41 Comments

These are the unpalatable facts: we are living at a time of growing homelessness and food poverty, and we allow vulnerable children to socially excluded, neglected and ignored.