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# kerry-babies - Sunday 20 December, 2020

'The Kerry Babies Tribunal laid bare the virulent misogyny at the heart of a patriarchal Irish State'
# Dr Mary McAuliffe
# Dr Mary McAuliffe

'The Kerry Babies Tribunal laid bare the virulent misogyny at the heart of a patriarchal Irish State'

Dec 20th 2020, 10:58 AM 16,502 Views 16 Comments

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 - Friday 18 December, 2020

Kerry babies: Joanne Hayes hopes 'ordeal finally behind us' as judge says tribunal findings were unfounded and inaccurate
# Joanne Hayes
# Joanne Hayes

Kerry babies: Joanne Hayes hopes 'ordeal finally behind us' as judge says tribunal findings were unfounded and inaccurate

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 12:50 PM 33,386 Views 0 Comments
  • 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.

# kerry-babies - Thursday 10 December, 2020

'The Kerry Babies case was a clash of traditional and new modern Ireland'
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

'The Kerry Babies case was a clash of traditional and new modern Ireland'

Updated Dec 10th 2020, 12:05 PM 34,952 Views 78 Comments

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.

# kerry-babies - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Joanne Hayes and family ask court to declare Kerry Babies Tribunal findings were unfounded and incorrect
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

Joanne Hayes and family ask court to declare Kerry Babies Tribunal findings were unfounded and incorrect

Dec 9th 2020, 5:53 PM 19,661 Views 0 Comments

The matter will return before the court next week.

# kerry-babies - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Joanne Hayes set to sue the State over her treatment in Kerry Babies case
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

Joanne Hayes set to sue the State over her treatment in Kerry Babies case

Mar 6th 2019, 9:45 AM 38,323 Views 0 Comments

She has yet to receive compensation from the State, after receiving a full apology for how her case was handled.

# kerry-babies - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

DNA samples taken in Kerry Babies investigation
# Baby John
# Baby John

DNA samples taken in Kerry Babies investigation

Sep 25th 2018, 8:32 AM 16,426 Views 22 Comments

Baby John was found dead on a Kerry beach over 33 years ago.

# kerry-babies - Monday 24 September, 2018

'After all these years, Baby John deserves the truth': Gardaí going door-to-door on Valentia Island
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

'After all these years, Baby John deserves the truth': Gardaí going door-to-door on Valentia Island

Sep 24th 2018, 1:44 PM 25,895 Views 83 Comments

Around 20 gardaí are conducting the latest cold case inquiries.

# kerry-babies - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'People forgot this baby was stabbed': Why did it take so long to test Baby John's DNA?
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

'People forgot this baby was stabbed': Why did it take so long to test Baby John's DNA?

Jan 20th 2018, 7:45 AM 25,442 Views 30 Comments

Gardaí have said they are determined to find out what happened to the baby boy.

# kerry-babies - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Column: 'The rawness is felt collectively in Kerry, by a people, by a place'
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

Column: 'The rawness is felt collectively in Kerry, by a people, by a place'

Jan 18th 2018, 5:06 PM 17,708 Views 16 Comments

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.

# kerry-babies - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Leo Varadkar apologises to Joanne Hayes over Kerry Babies scandal
# Joanne Hayes
# Joanne Hayes

Leo Varadkar apologises to Joanne Hayes over Kerry Babies scandal

Jan 17th 2018, 12:24 PM 21,750 Views 126 Comments

Gardaí had formally apologised yesterday.

There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga
# Cahersiveen
# Cahersiveen

There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga

Jan 17th 2018, 12:10 AM 43,283 Views 118 Comments

But one is all we’re likely to get.

# kerry-babies - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

After 34 years, gardaí have apologised to Joanne Hayes over the Kerry Babies case
# 1980s Ireland
# 1980s Ireland

After 34 years, gardaí have apologised to Joanne Hayes over the Kerry Babies case

Jan 16th 2018, 2:15 PM 76,266 Views 133 Comments

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'
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

Kerry Babies: An unsolved murder 34 years after Ireland put 'womanhood on trial'

Jan 16th 2018, 1:19 PM 62,006 Views 116 Comments

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
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

Kerry Babies: DNA breakthrough comes two years after family appeal to have samples tested

Jan 16th 2018, 8:00 AM 30,613 Views 43 Comments

A review of the case is to be announced today.

# kerry-babies - Monday 15 January, 2018

Gardaí have obtained a DNA profile of 'Baby John' - one of the Kerry Babies
# Baby John
# Baby John

Gardaí have obtained a DNA profile of 'Baby John' - one of the Kerry Babies

Jan 15th 2018, 10:50 PM 52,185 Views 64 Comments

The case led to a murder trial and a tribunal.

# kerry-babies - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Womanhood on trial: The letters received by the Taoiseach during the Kerry Babies saga
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

Womanhood on trial: The letters received by the Taoiseach during the Kerry Babies saga

Dec 30th 2015, 6:05 AM 23,767 Views 30 Comments

Documents released under the 30-year rule show the public interest in the tragedies.

# kerry-babies - Monday 14 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Apr 14th 2014, 11:15 PM 16,566 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about corruption claims at Bus Éireann, the anniversary of the Kerry Babies case and water charges.

The Kerry Babies: Death, tragedy and scandal, 30 years on
# Joanne Hayes
# Joanne Hayes

The Kerry Babies: Death, tragedy and scandal, 30 years on

Apr 14th 2014, 12:00 PM 78,678 Views 79 Comments

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.