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Just one maximum compensation payout in Magdalene scheme since expansion
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Just one maximum compensation payout in Magdalene scheme since expansion

Feb 11th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,135 Views 12 Comments

The government has compensated nine Magdalene women out of 87 who have applied since the scheme was widened last year.

'The nun made us put our hands on electrical panels to get an electric shock'
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'The nun made us put our hands on electrical panels to get an electric shock'

Jun 9th 2018, 10:00 PM 87,373 Views 91 Comments

Abandoned, abused and abducted – this is one woman’s Magdalene story.

Has the Government "pared back" what was promised to Magdalene survivors?
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Has the Government "pared back" what was promised to Magdalene survivors?

Jan 19th 2015, 5:45 PM 6,208 Views 18 Comments

A number of organisations have called on the government to implement all of the recommendations in the Quirke report.

Column: Attempts to silence survivors of symphysiotomy must be fought
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Column: Attempts to silence survivors of symphysiotomy must be fought

Mar 3rd 2014, 1:00 PM 191 Views 5 Comments

Reliance on ex gratia redress schemes should be read against a backdrop of Government reluctance to allow these victims – and others like them – to speak on their own terms about the recent past, writes Máiréad Enright.

Ireland, women and 2013: A year we dealt with our legacy issues?
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Ireland, women and 2013: A year we dealt with our legacy issues?

Dec 29th 2013, 10:30 AM 8,425 Views 14 Comments

Magdalene survivors, symphysiotomy campaigns and UNCAT criticism of abortion guidelines…this is the year that was.

UN anti-torture body questions Ireland's record on abortion and Magdalenes
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UN anti-torture body questions Ireland's record on abortion and Magdalenes

Nov 28th 2013, 8:28 PM 9,042 Views 73 Comments

It is the second time this month that a UN agency has voiced concerns about Ireland’s record.

'Serious errors' with McAleese Report, say Magdalene survivors
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'Serious errors' with McAleese Report, say Magdalene survivors

Nov 8th 2013, 9:37 AM 6,825 Views 51 Comments

Justice for Magdalenes Research pointed to the length of time the McAleese Report said most women stayed in the laundries, compared to how long survivors actually stayed in them.

First payments to Madgalene Laundry survivors will be made in 4 to 6 weeks
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First payments to Madgalene Laundry survivors will be made in 4 to 6 weeks

Nov 5th 2013, 6:10 PM 6,105 Views 25 Comments

Speaking in the Dáil this evening, Shatter said that over 600 applications have been made for lump-sum payments from the redress scheme set up in the wake of the McAleese report.

Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed
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Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed

Jul 20th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,559 Views 7 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Seanad insists it’s relevant, talks about fanny; parades mar riots; Magdalene nuns coach banking execs.

Explainer: How can religious orders refuse to pay compensation to Magdalenes?
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Explainer: How can religious orders refuse to pay compensation to Magdalenes?

Jul 17th 2013, 11:30 AM 9,932 Views 88 Comments

Why are the religious orders responsible for running the Magdalene Laundries not obliged to pay financial compensation to survivors?

Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief'
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Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief'

Jul 16th 2013, 2:09 PM 12,949 Views 103 Comments

Magdalene Survivors said the women who worked in the laundries are ‘flabbergasted’ that the State is allowing this to happen.

Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress
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Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress

Jul 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,712 Views 7 Comments

Justice for Magdalenes research has published a guide, and said it will “empower” survivors when applying for the funds.

Magdalene survivors to meet with President at Áras today
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Magdalene survivors to meet with President at Áras today

Jul 3rd 2013, 6:45 AM 2,260 Views 3 Comments

The women said it will be a day for them to enjoy but that their work is “just getting started”.

Column: The Catholic Church owes the women of the Magdalene Laundries
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Column: The Catholic Church owes the women of the Magdalene Laundries

Jul 2nd 2013, 2:20 PM 425 Views 39 Comments

The Catholic Church and the Irish State were both responsible for incarcerating women in the Magdalene Laundries – and so both must pay, writes Anne Ferris TD.

Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package
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Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package

Jun 26th 2013, 10:10 PM 10,138 Views 41 Comments

Members of the group Magdalene Survivors Together have demanded the religious orders which operated the laundry system be held responsible for the abuse that went on inside them.

Human Rights Commission: The State failed Magdalene women
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Human Rights Commission: The State failed Magdalene women

Jun 18th 2013, 9:45 PM 6,144 Views 17 Comments

The IHRC has assessed the human rights implications for the State of what occurred in the Magdalene Laundries.

McAleese Report into Magdalene Laundries criticised by UN
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McAleese Report into Magdalene Laundries criticised by UN

Jun 1st 2013, 3:28 PM 10,900 Views 22 Comments

UNCAT is worried the probe was not fully independent.

Gone for good: Last Magdalene laundry to be converted into houses and sold
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Gone for good: Last Magdalene laundry to be converted into houses and sold

May 25th 2013, 7:10 AM 20,991 Views 30 Comments

There are calls for a monument or museum to be built on the site to remember the women forced to stay in the institution in Dublin’s inner city.

The Evening Fix... now with added deer on a city bus
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The Evening Fix... now with added deer on a city bus

May 17th 2013, 6:55 PM 7,921 Views 8 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Justice for Magdalenes group ends its campaign
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Justice for Magdalenes group ends its campaign

May 17th 2013, 10:32 AM 4,822 Views 10 Comments

The group said that it has ended its political campaign now that the objectives of an apology and a redress scheme for Magdalene survivors have been achieved.

Oldest known Magdalene survivor dies at 97
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Oldest known Magdalene survivor dies at 97

May 16th 2013, 8:38 PM 14,112 Views 45 Comments

Madge O’Connell entered the laundry when she was 34 and spent the rest of her life in the care of nuns.

Some Magdalenes still in care 'not allowed fill out compensation form'
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Some Magdalenes still in care 'not allowed fill out compensation form'

Apr 17th 2013, 6:01 PM 11,127 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, a landmark meeting to discuss compensation will take place with Justice John Quirke tomorrow afternoon.

Survivor guide published for Magdalene women applying to Commission
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Survivor guide published for Magdalene women applying to Commission

Mar 26th 2013, 8:38 AM 3,152 Views 4 Comments

The guide for survivors is published ahead of a report by a former High Court judge into how the State can best provide redress and support for the women.

Magdalene group raises concerns with UN committee
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Magdalene group raises concerns with UN committee

Mar 11th 2013, 9:52 AM 2,836 Views 9 Comments

Justice for Magdalenes is to meet with Justice John Quirke this week to discuss the establishment of a redress scheme.

The Evening Fix... now with added dancing in speedos
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The Evening Fix... now with added dancing in speedos

Mar 9th 2013, 7:48 PM 9,793 Views 4 Comments

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Magdalene survivors "shocked and upset" by nun interview defending laundries
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Magdalene survivors "shocked and upset" by nun interview defending laundries

Mar 9th 2013, 11:01 AM 29,657 Views 144 Comments

In an interview aired last night, two anonymous nuns defended the Magdalene laundries and said religious orders had no need to apologise.

Poll: Should religious orders pay compensation for the Magdalene laundries?
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Poll: Should religious orders pay compensation for the Magdalene laundries?

Mar 9th 2013, 10:37 AM 22,155 Views 172 Comments

The State has set up a compensation fund for survivors of the Magdalene laundries – but questions have been raised about whether the religious orders should pay up too.

Magdalene women remembered in vigils in Dublin and Galway
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Magdalene women remembered in vigils in Dublin and Galway

Mar 3rd 2013, 7:42 PM 5,582 Views 4 Comments

Flowers were laid at the graves and tributes to the women were read out by representatives from various groups.

Calls for Magdalenes to be given independent legal advice
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Calls for Magdalenes to be given independent legal advice

Mar 2nd 2013, 7:15 AM 2,632 Views 8 Comments

A solicitor for some of the London-based women says the State should pay for legal representation as it did during the Redress Scheme.

Nearly 800 inquiries about Magdalene Laundries fund
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Nearly 800 inquiries about Magdalene Laundries fund

Feb 28th 2013, 11:08 AM 3,335 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Justice is asking women who were in the laundries to fill out a form registering their interest in receiving money from a special redress fund being set up.

Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes
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Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes

Feb 24th 2013, 9:15 AM 3,520 Views 22 Comments

There are concerns for some women still shy about coming forward with their stories.

Top readers' comments of the week
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Top readers' comments of the week

Feb 23rd 2013, 11:00 AM 5,963 Views 16 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

Artist says Magdalenes piece "gives a voice to women who were never heard"
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Artist says Magdalenes piece "gives a voice to women who were never heard"

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:05 AM 4,453 Views 14 Comments

The work, which went on display last night, features hundreds of stories about life in the Magdalene laundries.

400 calls made to Magdalene redress scheme line
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400 calls made to Magdalene redress scheme line

Feb 21st 2013, 3:32 PM 3,205 Views 5 Comments

The phone line opened yesterday and survivors are encouraged to contact the department to register their case.

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