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# laundries - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'It came as a big shock to find my mother was being locked in and tortured like I was'
# Magdalene Laundry
# Magdalene Laundry

'It came as a big shock to find my mother was being locked in and tortured like I was'

Jan 14th 2017, 7:45 AM 30,146 Views 35 Comments

A mother and daughter are campaigning for the children of Magdalene women to receive a State apology.

# laundries - Monday 19 January, 2015

More than 137 filling stations shut down over licensing breaches since 2011
# Petrol
# Petrol

More than 137 filling stations shut down over licensing breaches since 2011

Jan 19th 2015, 10:10 AM 9,250 Views 9 Comments

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said that 31 oil laundries were detected and closed down.

# laundries - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

UN committee members hear call for independent Magdalene inquiry
# ICCL
# ICCL

UN committee members hear call for independent Magdalene inquiry

Oct 30th 2013, 7:45 PM 4,336 Views 25 Comments

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties presented a list of recent developments in Ireland to the committee.

# laundries - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Call for immediate compensation as second Magdalene survivor passes away
# Survivors
# Survivors

Call for immediate compensation as second Magdalene survivor passes away

Oct 22nd 2013, 3:51 PM 9,674 Views 59 Comments

Kathleen Whelan is one of two members of Magdalene Survivors Together who has died this year before receiving compensation.

# laundries - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Magdalene survivors call on Catholics to boycott mass this weekend
# Protest
# Protest

Magdalene survivors call on Catholics to boycott mass this weekend

Jul 18th 2013, 3:13 PM 9,776 Views 207 Comments

A group representing survivors of the Magdalene laundries has asked people to withhold donations to their local Catholic church this weekend.

# laundries - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

# laundries - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

# laundries - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

# laundries - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Call for immediate independent redress scheme for Magdalene women
# Justice For Magdalenes
# Justice For Magdalenes

Call for immediate independent redress scheme for Magdalene women

Jun 18th 2013, 5:37 PM 2,689 Views 9 Comments

The Justice for Magdalenes Research group has called for immediate redress following a report into the State involvement with Magdalene laundries.

# laundries - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Survivor guide published for Magdalene women applying to Commission
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Survivor guide published for Magdalene women applying to Commission

Mar 26th 2013, 8:38 AM 3,151 Views 4 Comments

The guide for survivors is published ahead of a report by a former High Court judge into how the State can best provide redress and support for the women.

# laundries - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Magdalene survivors "shocked and upset" by nun interview defending laundries
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Magdalene survivors "shocked and upset" by nun interview defending laundries

Mar 9th 2013, 11:01 AM 29,651 Views 144 Comments

In an interview aired last night, two anonymous nuns defended the Magdalene laundries and said religious orders had no need to apologise.

Poll: Should religious orders pay compensation for the Magdalene laundries?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should religious orders pay compensation for the Magdalene laundries?

Mar 9th 2013, 10:37 AM 22,155 Views 172 Comments

The State has set up a compensation fund for survivors of the Magdalene laundries – but questions have been raised about whether the religious orders should pay up too.

# laundries - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Feb 23rd 2013, 11:00 AM 5,963 Views 16 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

Bethany Home survivors: "They will have to realise we are not going away"
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Bethany Home survivors: "They will have to realise we are not going away"

Feb 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 4,306 Views 7 Comments

The group representing the survivors said that they will continue to push for redress and a memorial to children at the home buried in unmarked graves.

# laundries - Friday 22 February, 2013

Artist says Magdalenes piece "gives a voice to women who were never heard"
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Artist says Magdalenes piece "gives a voice to women who were never heard"

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:05 AM 4,453 Views 14 Comments

The work, which went on display last night, features hundreds of stories about life in the Magdalene laundries.

# laundries - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

# laundries - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Dáil hears heartfelt apologies to Magdalene Laundry survivors
# Magdalene
# Magdalene

Dáil hears heartfelt apologies to Magdalene Laundry survivors

Feb 19th 2013, 8:45 PM 6,974 Views 39 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore told the women that “today is not the end” for them, and that “Ireland… was wrong, not you”.

Terms of Reference for government's Magdalene fund published
# Magdalene
# Magdalene

Terms of Reference for government's Magdalene fund published

Feb 19th 2013, 8:00 PM 3,390 Views 12 Comments

Judge John Quirke will make recommendations on the criteria for the help the government can give to Magdalene Laundries survivors.

In full: Enda Kenny’s State apology to the Magdalene women
# Magdalene
# Magdalene

In full: Enda Kenny’s State apology to the Magdalene women

Feb 19th 2013, 6:45 PM 11,056 Views 49 Comments

“I, as Taoiseach, on behalf of the State, the government and our citizens deeply regret and apologise unreservedly to all those women for the hurt that was done to them…”

# laundries - Friday 8 February, 2013

FF table Dáil motion to call for formal Magdalene apology
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

FF table Dáil motion to call for formal Magdalene apology

Feb 8th 2013, 7:24 PM 3,744 Views 50 Comments

TDs will vote next Wednesday on whether to support a State apology, and to set up a unit to consider redress schemes.

# laundries - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

"An apology needs to be addressed" - Labour puts pressure on Taoiseach
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

"An apology needs to be addressed" - Labour puts pressure on Taoiseach

Feb 6th 2013, 6:53 PM 6,387 Views 23 Comments

The statement issued by the party’s TDs and Senators this evening increases the pressure on Fine Gael in the wake of the Taoiseach’s non-apology.

Government departments used Magdalene laundries to do their washing
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Government departments used Magdalene laundries to do their washing

Feb 6th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,603 Views 12 Comments

The Departments of Finance, Health, Social Welfare and Education all used the laundry on Sean McDermott Street in Dublin.

# laundries - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

In their own words: Survivors' accounts of life inside a Magdalene Laundry
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

In their own words: Survivors' accounts of life inside a Magdalene Laundry

Feb 5th 2013, 9:10 PM 31,036 Views 40 Comments

The report published today includes a section devoted to survivors’ first-hand accounts of life in a Laundry.

Religious orders offer apology for abuse in Magdalene Laundries
# Laundries
# Laundries

Religious orders offer apology for abuse in Magdalene Laundries

Feb 5th 2013, 7:05 PM 12,082 Views 85 Comments

The four orders whose Laundries were investigated in the report express regret for the abuse uncovered there.

SIPTU calls for financial compensation for Magdalene survivors
# Laundries
# Laundries

SIPTU calls for financial compensation for Magdalene survivors

Feb 5th 2013, 6:03 PM 5,236 Views 17 Comments

The country’s biggest trade union says mental anguish cannot be undone, and survivors should be compensated adequately.

In numbers: the report into the State's role in the Magdalene Laundries
# Laundries
# Laundries

In numbers: the report into the State's role in the Magdalene Laundries

Feb 5th 2013, 5:38 PM 12,632 Views 29 Comments

A selection of numerical statistics drawn from the Inter-Departmental report, and about the report itself.

'State must finally accept its role': Amnesty responds to Magdalene report
# Laundries
# Laundries

'State must finally accept its role': Amnesty responds to Magdalene report

Feb 5th 2013, 4:25 PM 6,369 Views 21 Comments

Amnesty International Ireland says the Magdalenes report reveals “major human rights abuses” and demands urgent action.

VIDEO: Taoiseach stops short of apologising for Magdalene Laundries, angering survivors
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

VIDEO: Taoiseach stops short of apologising for Magdalene Laundries, angering survivors

Feb 5th 2013, 4:12 PM 15,263 Views 116 Comments

“That is not an apology… it is a cop out,” survivors said of Enda Kenny’s comments in the Dáil this afternoon.

Magdalene Laundries report finds direct State involvement
# Justice For Magdalenes
# Justice For Magdalenes

Magdalene Laundries report finds direct State involvement

Feb 5th 2013, 4:00 PM 18,907 Views 61 Comments

Senator McAleese said he hopes his report brings healing and peace of mind to survivors.

# laundries - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Senator McAleese meets with Magdalene survivors
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

Senator McAleese meets with Magdalene survivors

Jun 7th 2012, 7:55 AM 2,087 Views 8 Comments

The Justice for Magdalenes group said that survivors and family members of survivors met with the Senator to discuss state interaction with the Magdalene Laundries.

# laundries - Friday 14 October, 2011

Group calls for State apology to Magdalene laundry survivors
# Abuse
# Abuse

Group calls for State apology to Magdalene laundry survivors

Oct 14th 2011, 9:52 PM 951 Views 16 Comments

Victims of the laundries should also be compensated for lost earnings over their time there, Justice For Magdalenes said.