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# final report

Last year
2022
# final report
Burns defends Valspar title after playoff battle as Lowry finishes strongly in tie for 12th
Sam Burns edged out Davis Riley and capture his second consecutive US PGA Valspar Championship title.
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# Philomena Lee
'We've been totally vindicated': State admits rights of Mother & Baby Home survivors were breached
“It’s been such a battle but we’ve been totally vindicated, that’s the most important thing. This time our voices have been heard in terms of justice.”
Today's settlement has been described as a "significant victory" for Philomena Lee and Mary Harney, Órla Ryan reports
The State has admitted the women are identifiable in the Commission's report and should have been given a right to reply
"We’ve been totally vindicated ... This time our voices have been heard in terms of justice," Harney said
Mother and Baby Homes: Philomena Lee and Mary Harney cases back before High Court today
'She had no choice': High Court told Philomena Lee did not consent to her son being adopted
# final report
Chair of mother and baby home commission declines invitation to appear before Children's Committee
Committee members are “very disappointed” by the latest development.
# final report
Children's Committee wants Chair of Mother and Baby Homes Commission to answer questions
Survivors will be asked to attend a separate hearing so they can raise any questions or concerns they have.
# final report
Premature births and malnutrition: how infant mortality in one home rose to 900% of national rates
The findings were revealed in the final report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission today.
# final report
5-year investigation finds at least 9,000 children died in Ireland's mother and baby homes
Infant human remains were located during an excavation at Sean Ross mother and baby home, but appear to have been buried in coffins, unlike at Tuam.
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.
# final report
O'Gorman confirms research into long-term health impact of living in mother and baby homes
The minister has said survivors will be at the centre of the government’s approach after criticism of how it has handled the situation to date.
# Roderic O'Gorman
Final report of Commission into Mother and Baby Homes to be published in January
The report will be published on the week of 11 January, Minister Roderic O’Gorman has confirmed.
# disclosures tribunal
Disclosures Tribunal accepts no one in Garda HQ influenced Paul Reynolds' broadcasts
Justice Peter Charleton said RTÉ journalist Paul Reynolds “gave honest evidence” to the Disclosures Tribunal.
# Corruption
Only €30m set aside for Mahon Tribunal's €150m legal bills
The Public Accounts Committee hears that third-party legal costs could reach €147m – but only €30m has been kept aside.
# Mahon
Dáil committee to discuss Mahon - but still no date for publication of report
The Public Accounts Committee will discuss the cost of the Mahon Tribunal, which is estimated to be between €213 million and €243 million.