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One arrested and seven injured after violent altercation at Galway graveyard
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One arrested and seven injured after violent altercation at Galway graveyard

Wed 10:51 PM 52,103 Views 0 Comments

Around 30 gardaí responded to the scene in Tuam.

Man (40s) rushed to Beaumont hospital after assault in Tuam
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Man (40s) rushed to Beaumont hospital after assault in Tuam

Jul 11th 2021, 6:18 PM 32,239 Views 9 Comments

The man was seriously injured during the incident.

'Yet another blow to survivors': Women get few answers as Commissioner defends report
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'Yet another blow to survivors': Women get few answers as Commissioner defends report

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:51 PM 45,239 Views 25 Comments
  • Commissioner defends Mother and Baby Home report in first public comments, saying 'ultra legal' approach was needed
  • 'My view is we've done a job and, basically, let's let others go and take it further,' Professor Mary Daly said
  • The evidence given by hundreds of survivors to the Confidential Committee was essentially discounted, Órla Ryan writes
DNA testing for Mother and Baby Home sites could include 'aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews'
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DNA testing for Mother and Baby Home sites could include 'aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews'

May 18th 2021, 5:40 PM 8,378 Views 10 Comments

The minister has discussed plans for “very significant DNA-based identification process”.

Army bomb disposal make safe a viable explosive device found in Tuam
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Army bomb disposal make safe a viable explosive device found in Tuam

Updated May 12th 2021, 6:10 PM 32,276 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí received the call shortly after 8am and have evacuated a number of people from their homes.

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 15,748 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 18,323 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'
Galway County Council 'profoundly sorry' for failing those at Tuam mother and baby home
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Galway County Council 'profoundly sorry' for failing those at Tuam mother and baby home

Updated Jan 25th 2021, 1:47 PM 10,854 Views 16 Comments

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation released a report on its five-year investigation into the homes earlier this month.

'We did not live up to our Christianity': Bon Secours apologises for Tuam mother and baby home
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'We did not live up to our Christianity': Bon Secours apologises for Tuam mother and baby home

Jan 13th 2021, 11:18 AM 27,760 Views 102 Comments

Historian Catherine Corless said she is grateful for the “honest” statement.

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 16,723 Views 37 Comments

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

Premature births and malnutrition: how infant mortality in one home rose to 900% of national rates
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Premature births and malnutrition: how infant mortality in one home rose to 900% of national rates

Jan 12th 2021, 6:36 PM 14,754 Views 18 Comments

The findings were revealed in the final report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission today.

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 44,133 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 27,101 Views 48 Comments

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

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 21,174 Views 29 Comments

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

Final report of Commission into Mother and Baby Homes to be published in January
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Final report of Commission into Mother and Baby Homes to be published in January

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 11:52 AM 9,908 Views 14 Comments

The report will be published on the week of 11 January, Minister Roderic O’Gorman has confirmed.

'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?
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'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?

Nov 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,822 Views 20 Comments

Survivors want Ireland to face up to its past – but there are different views on the best way to do this.

Government to set up archive of records related to institutional trauma in 20th century
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Government to set up archive of records related to institutional trauma in 20th century

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 8:11 PM 25,506 Views 29 Comments

The government released a statement about the Mother and Baby Homes this evening.

Mayo fire 3-23 as they hammer Galway in football league clash in Tuam
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Mayo fire 3-23 as they hammer Galway in football league clash in Tuam

Oct 18th 2020, 3:52 PM 38,966 Views 32 Comments

Mayo hit 2-17 in a remarkable first-half display in the Division 1 tie.

Cabinet approves legislation to excavate site of Tuam mother and baby home
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Cabinet approves legislation to excavate site of Tuam mother and baby home

Dec 10th 2019, 12:58 PM 11,283 Views 16 Comments

Between 1925 and 1960, 796 children died at the Tuam mother and baby home.

CAB seize financial documents in Galway search
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CAB seize financial documents in Galway search

Nov 5th 2019, 11:21 AM 23,993 Views 13 Comments

The search was carried out this morning in Tuam.

It should be possible to collect Tuam survivor DNA samples before legislation, report says
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It should be possible to collect Tuam survivor DNA samples before legislation, report says

Sep 11th 2019, 1:53 PM 6,006 Views 4 Comments

Dr Geoffrey Shannon’s Report on the Collection of Tuam Survivors’ DNA has been published today.

'Those who were denied a voice for too long will continue to fight for justice for the lost children of Tuam'
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'Those who were denied a voice for too long will continue to fight for justice for the lost children of Tuam'

Aug 31st 2019, 9:30 PM 17,166 Views 33 Comments

Family members of the 796 babies who died and survivors of the home held a peaceful protest last month.

'Ghosts in their own country': Government accused of 'wall of silence' over Tuam babies
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'Ghosts in their own country': Government accused of 'wall of silence' over Tuam babies

Aug 25th 2019, 7:16 PM 16,407 Views 68 Comments

Survivors and family members of the dead babies gathered at the site today.

Bessborough nun claims she doesn't remember any child deaths - there were 31 during her time there
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Bessborough nun claims she doesn't remember any child deaths - there were 31 during her time there

Apr 17th 2019, 12:23 PM 68,874 Views 80 Comments

The commission said the affidavit from the congregation that ran the mother and baby home was “speculative, inaccurate and misleading”.

Religious order that ran Tuam says it was 'under supervision, direction and inspection' of Irish State
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Religious order that ran Tuam says it was 'under supervision, direction and inspection' of Irish State

Mar 26th 2019, 6:30 AM 21,240 Views 78 Comments

That’s according to a confidential letter to a government minister.

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 12,919 Views 26 Comments

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

Legality of collecting DNA samples from Tuam survivors to be examined
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Legality of collecting DNA samples from Tuam survivors to be examined

Feb 13th 2019, 10:59 AM 9,131 Views 49 Comments

The first excavations at the site of the former Tuam mother and baby home was expected to start in the latter half of 2019.

13 yellow, 4 black and one red card shown as Roscommon retain FBD League title
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13 yellow, 4 black and one red card shown as Roscommon retain FBD League title

Jan 20th 2019, 3:42 PM 21,251 Views 12 Comments

Donie Smith hit 0-8 for the winners against Galway.

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 8,572 Views 19 Comments

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

'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston
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'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston

Nov 1st 2018, 3:00 PM 10,481 Views 21 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone will deliver a keynote speech at the event which is exploring adoption and institutional abuses.

Government sought more money from Bon Secours Sisters for Tuam burial site excavation works
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Government sought more money from Bon Secours Sisters for Tuam burial site excavation works

Oct 24th 2018, 4:08 PM 11,728 Views 40 Comments

The religious order has pledged €2.5 million towards the works which will cost between €6-€13m.

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 11,415 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 15,485 Views 40 Comments

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

'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time
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'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time

Jul 26th 2018, 4:50 PM 9,607 Views 67 Comments

How to memorialise the past, as well as what health and well-being supports are needed for former residents will be discussed.

Adrienne Corless: 'It looks like the consultation facilitators dug deep to find resistance to full excavation'
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Adrienne Corless: 'It looks like the consultation facilitators dug deep to find resistance to full excavation'

Jul 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,739 Views 35 Comments

There was only ever one thing to do: excavate the site and DNA test the remains without delay, writes Adrienne Corless.

Tuam: Ex-residents and families want further excavation and DNA analysis
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Tuam: Ex-residents and families want further excavation and DNA analysis

Jul 6th 2018, 3:49 PM 8,750 Views 27 Comments

Galway County Council received 799 written submissions on what to do with the Tuam site where a mass grave was found.

Missing man found safe and well
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Missing man found safe and well

Jun 12th 2018, 7:40 PM 50,944 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí in Galway have thanked the public for their assistance.

'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 29,669 Views 5 Comments

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

Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'
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Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'

Apr 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 14,215 Views 19 Comments

The decision from Galway City Council to grant permission for the betting shop has been appealed to An Bord Pleanála.

Experts say Tuam remains should be able to be identified using advanced DNA technology
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Experts say Tuam remains should be able to be identified using advanced DNA technology

Apr 13th 2018, 10:27 AM 8,714 Views 58 Comments

A team of scientists have contradicted an expert technical group over the remains

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