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#burials bill

# burials-bill - Friday 2 September, 2022

'This isn't justice': Relatives criticise fact Bessborough site won't be excavated like Tuam
# Mother And Baby Homes
# Mother And Baby Homes

'This isn't justice': Relatives criticise fact Bessborough site won't be excavated like Tuam

Sep 2nd 2022, 3:11 PM 6,554 Views 0 Comments

The burial place of over 850 children who died in Bessborough mother and baby home, or shortly after being transferred to hospital from there, remains unknown.

# burials-bill - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Tuam mother and baby home site to be excavated after President signs Burials Bill into law
# Catherine Corless
# Catherine Corless

Tuam mother and baby home site to be excavated after President signs Burials Bill into law

Jul 13th 2022, 12:04 PM 7,278 Views 6 Comments

The legislation will also allow for the excavation and reburial of remains at the sites of other former institutions.

# burials-bill - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Long-awaited bill passed to allow excavation of remains found in Tuam
# Burials Bill
# Burials Bill

Long-awaited bill passed to allow excavation of remains found in Tuam

Jul 7th 2022, 12:11 PM 9,990 Views 13 Comments

The legislation allows the children’s remains found at the site to be excavated, recovered, and finally given a formal burial.

# burials-bill - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Burials Bill: New law will allow for Tuam mother and baby home and other sites to be excavated
# Coroner
# Coroner

Burials Bill: New law will allow for Tuam mother and baby home and other sites to be excavated

Updated Feb 22nd 2022, 4:25 PM 14,946 Views 23 Comments
  • The legislation will allow the excavation, recovery and analysis of remains at the site of the former mother and baby institutions
  • The restriction on the jurisdiction of the coroner has been removed entirely from the Bill
  • Catherine Corless said today is "a good day", Órla Ryan reports
Burials Bill will be published today, paving the way for Tuam site to finally be excavated
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Burials Bill will be published today, paving the way for Tuam site to finally be excavated

Feb 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 9,234 Views 19 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman will bring the draft legislation to Cabinet this morning.

# burials-bill - Friday 18 February, 2022

Long-awaited Burials Bill to be published next week
# Tuam
# Tuam

Long-awaited Burials Bill to be published next week

Feb 18th 2022, 2:58 PM 12,641 Views 7 Comments

If the legislation passes in the coming months, the site of the former mother and baby institution in Tuam may finally be excavated.

# burials-bill - Friday 24 December, 2021

Tuam site may finally be excavated in 2022 - five years after 'significant' human remains found
# Burials Bill
# Burials Bill

Tuam site may finally be excavated in 2022 - five years after 'significant' human remains found

Dec 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 11,890 Views 0 Comments
  • The site of the former mother and baby home may be excavated five years after a "significant" quantity of human remains were found
  • Survivors, relatives and archaeologists have called for the Tuam site to be excavated urgently, Órla Ryan reports
  • The long-awaited Burials Bill and the Birth Information and Tracing Bill are expected to be published in the next two months

# burials-bill - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

UN experts warn Burials Bill may 'create obstacles' to examining deaths at Mother & Baby Homes
# Tuam
# Tuam

UN experts warn Burials Bill may 'create obstacles' to examining deaths at Mother & Baby Homes

Nov 10th 2021, 5:19 PM 15,581 Views 11 Comments

The proposed legislation raises “serious concerns in relation to the State’s compliance with its international legal obligations”, the groups note.

# burials-bill - Sunday 7 November, 2021

'Four years on and still no action': Call for Tuam mother and baby home site to be excavated
# The Missing Children
# The Missing Children

'Four years on and still no action': Call for Tuam mother and baby home site to be excavated

Nov 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,946 Views 19 Comments
  • Survivors, relatives and archaeologists are calling for the site to be excavated urgently, Órla Ryan reports
  • They want DNA testing carried out to identify the remains of the children buried in Tuam
  • A new documentary explores the search for the truth about what happened to those who disappeared

# burials-bill - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

'Significant victory' for campaigners as planning permission for Bessborough apartments is refused
# Cork
# Cork

'Significant victory' for campaigners as planning permission for Bessborough apartments is refused

Updated May 26th 2021, 2:18 PM 20,902 Views 23 Comments

An Bord Pleanála said it is “not satisfied that the site was not previously used as, and does not contain, a children’s burial ground”.

# burials-bill - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

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

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 15,859 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.

# burials-bill - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

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

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

Updated Apr 14th 2021, 6:00 PM 18,657 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
# Burials Bill
# Burials Bill

'There can be no more messing about': Push for law to allow exhumations at mother and baby homes

Apr 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,833 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