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This year
Kerry Babies: How DNA tests and computer mapping led to two arrests in a decades-old murder case
The case of Baby John has gone unsolved since 1984.
All time
Exhumation of Baby John could give gardaí final piece of the DNA puzzle to solve 1984 mystery
A DNA sample from Baby John will be cross referenced with 2018 samples from the community.
'The Kerry Babies Tribunal laid bare the virulent misogyny at the heart of a patriarchal Irish State'
Dr Mary McAuliffe reflects on the Kerry Babies Tribunal following the State’s apology to Joanne Hayes and her family – 36 years later.
Kerry babies: Joanne Hayes hopes 'ordeal finally behind us' as judge says tribunal findings were unfounded and inaccurate
The Garda Commissioner and Justice Minister have apologised to Ms Hayes and her family.
Joanne Hayes was wrongly accused of being the mother of a baby boy found stabbed to death 36 years ago
Two years ago she received an apology from gardaí and today received a State apology and compensation for her treatment
“One can only hope this will bring about some closure for them in terms of the vindication they deserve”, a judge said today.
'The Kerry Babies case was a clash of traditional and new modern Ireland'
Kerry Babies: An unsolved murder 34 years after Ireland put 'womanhood on trial'
'The Kerry Babies case was a clash of traditional and new modern Ireland'
We relook at the Kerry Babies case, in the wake of yesterday’s news that Joanne Hayes is seeking the High Court to declare that all findings of wrongdoing made against her by a Tribunal were incorrect.
Joanne Hayes and family ask court to declare Kerry Babies Tribunal findings were unfounded and incorrect
The matter will return before the court next week.
Joanne Hayes set to sue the State over her treatment in Kerry Babies case
She has yet to receive compensation from the State, after receiving a full apology for how her case was handled.
'People forgot this baby was stabbed': Why did it take so long to test Baby John's DNA?
Gardaí have said they are determined to find out what happened to the baby boy.
Column: 'The rawness is felt collectively in Kerry, by a people, by a place'
The emotions and memories stirred by the words “The Kerry Babies” is something that cannot be understood in any other county, in any other place.
Leo Varadkar apologises to Joanne Hayes over Kerry Babies scandal
Gardaí had formally apologised yesterday.
There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga
But one is all we’re likely to get.
After 34 years, gardaí have apologised to Joanne Hayes over the Kerry Babies case
Gardáí have appealed to anyone who lived in the area in early 1984 to come forward with any information.
Kerry Babies: An unsolved murder 34 years after Ireland put 'womanhood on trial'
As we wait on a significant announcement from gardaí, we look back at the Kerry Babies case which rocked the country to its core – and became, perhaps, a catalyst for change.
Kerry Babies: DNA breakthrough comes two years after family appeal to have samples tested
A review of the case is to be announced today.
Gardaí have obtained a DNA profile of 'Baby John' - one of the Kerry Babies
The case led to a murder trial and a tribunal.
Womanhood on trial: The letters received by the Taoiseach during the Kerry Babies saga
Documents released under the 30-year rule show the public interest in the tragedies.
"Everyone considers them as rape fraternities" - US colleges have a rape problem
California has just brought in a ‘Yes means Yes’ consent law.
The Kerry Babies: Death, tragedy and scandal, 30 years on
This day 30 years ago, the body of a baby was found on a Kerry beach. Its discovery led to a major moment in Irish social history.