# Commission

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Mother and Baby Homes: Some consequences - like testimonies - are more important than others
Commission warns Ireland over ‘stalled’ action to halt extraction in protected peatlands
Commission finds sale of Siteserv approved in good faith but was based on 'misleading' information
'This will haunt the Government': Call for extension of MBH redress, or for new Commission to be held
Long-awaited report finds Ireland's Defence Forces in need of 'transformational change'
Taoiseach rules out reopening redress scheme for mother and baby home survivors
'We've been totally vindicated': State admits rights of Mother & Baby Home survivors were breached
'She had no choice': High Court told Philomena Lee did not consent to her son being adopted
'Gardaí returned women who escaped': Philomena Lee & Mary Harney challenge Commission in High Court
Mother and Baby Homes: High Court to hear cases as Philomena Lee and others challenge report
Mother and Baby Homes: 34,000 survivors eligible for compensation in €800m redress scheme
Vomiting and fever among side effects experienced by children who took part in GSK trials
Woman's signature forged on letter saying nuns from Mother and Baby Home 'deserve a medal'
Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year
O'Gorman 'welcomes' new report that contradicts findings of Mother and Baby Home Commission
'The Irish Handmaid's Tale': Mother and Baby Home survivor says reality was worse than fiction
Committee 'disappointed' by commissioners' refusal to attend meeting but 'accepts it'
'Rape' and 'incest' listed as 'current relationship status' options on Commission form
'I am fuming, it's so disrespectful': Survivors react to commissioners' refusal to appear before Oireachtas
Varadkar says refusal by Mother and Baby Homes commissioners to face Oireachtas is 'deeply regrettable'
A first invitation was sent in February and a second in June
Both the Taoiseach and Tánaiste have urged the commissioners to answer questions
Oireachtas committee members unaware of the invite refusal until after the letter was reported
'Painfully visible shortcomings': Catriona Crowe on the problems with the Mother and Baby Home Commission
Minister tells survivors he believes them as opposition call report 'whitewashed fiction'
Roderic O'Gorman has told survivors that the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes was not prohibited from using their testimony
"For my own part, I want to be clear - you are believed," the minister said
Survivors and relatives have said the latest revelations are "insulting" and "dehumanising", Órla Ryan writes
Kathleen Funchion: 'I fear the Mother and Baby Home developments have only compounded an existing and deep hurt'
How legal threats and the Ryan Commission's legacy impacted Mother and Baby Home inquiry
'Yet another blow to survivors': Women get few answers as Commissioner defends report
New media regulator needs powers to order ‘swift takedown’ of harmful content
Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest
Philomena Lee among women taking legal action against findings in Mother and Baby Home report
'Pay us and acknowledge what happened': Mother and baby home survivors want compensation and a remembrance day
'I spent 28 years wondering where my child was, they were 45 minutes down the road'
'If the Commission dissolves tomorrow, we'll be denied justice': Survivor says testimony was 'misrepresented'
O'Gorman says there is 'no meaningful reason' to extend Mother and Baby Homes Commission
TDs ask how testimony 'miraculously appeared down back of sofa', as time runs out to extend Commission
TDs still pushing for extension of Mother and Baby Homes Commission despite 'miraculous' recovery of testimony
Call for TDs to get free vote on extension of Mother and Baby Homes Commission
O'Gorman says Mother and Baby Homes Commission *may* be able to retrieve recordings
Audio recordings of Mother and Baby Home testimony 'cannot be retrieved', O'Gorman confirms
County home survivor told to contact police in England, not gardaí, over destruction of testimony