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# redress-scheme - Monday 2 March, 2020

Opinion: 'States of Fear' may have caused a seismic shift in Ireland, but more needs to be done

As RTÉ examines the legacy of States of Fear, 21 years on, Sheila Ahern discusses the landmark documentary and the late Mary Raftery, its producer.

# redress-scheme - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Concerns raised about whether legal fees will be paid to school abuse victim applicants

Thirteen applicants to the scheme have been offered €84,000, but there are concerns over the associated legal costs.

# redress-scheme - Monday 15 July, 2019

Nuns 'adamant' that girls didn't work in Magdalene Laundry despite survivor testimony

For some of the women, it was still a case their word against the nuns’ words in 2018.

# redress-scheme - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Dáil apology from Taoiseach after judge's finding that abuse redress scheme is 'inherently illogical'

A retired judge said that the State’s approach showed an “inherent inversion of logic and a fundamental unfairness to applicants”.

# redress-scheme - Monday 8 July, 2019

Judge says State misinterpreted ruling about redress for school abuse survivors

A retired judge said that the State’s approach showed an “inherent inversion of logic and a fundamental unfairness to applicants”.

# redress-scheme - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Manchester City launch redress scheme for survivors of historic child sex abuse at club

Convicted paedophile Barry Bennell was a former youth team coach at Man City.

# redress-scheme - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Mica scandal: Families living in 'crumbling homes' as redress scheme awaits sign off

It is understood the roll out of the redress scheme is in its final stages.

# redress-scheme - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'Nobody will be left short': Magdalene Laundry redress to be extended to survivors blocked from compensation

Lump sum and pension payments will be made to the women affected.

# redress-scheme - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'To refuse them was a mistake': Redress plans for some women excluded from Magdalene scheme

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall has welcomed the government’s acceptance of his recommendations for redress for survivors.

# redress-scheme - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Anger as controversial sale of 7.5 acres of south Dublin school land is confirmed

The land has already been zoned for housing.

# redress-scheme - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Over 70,000 sign petition to prevent Sisters of Charity becoming owners of maternity hospital

The Department of Health has insisted the new hospital will be independently run.

# redress-scheme - Monday 13 March, 2017

Pressure mounts on Church to 'pay up' on sexual abuse redress as Taoiseach says 'get on with it'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Church needs to reflect on the commitment it made in 2002.

# redress-scheme - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Symphysiotomy survivors call on government to intervene in record shredding dispute

A group representing victims has called for the return of all documents submitted to a redress scheme.

# redress-scheme - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Irish women brutally injured during childbirth given another three weeks to claim records

The move comes after symphysiotomy survivors objected to an online notice warning them that unclaimed medical records would be destroyed.

# redress-scheme - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Women whose pelvises were broken during childbirth could see their medical records being shredded

Symphysiotomy survivors are urging the state’s redress scheme not to go ahead with plans to destroy unclaimed medical documents.

# redress-scheme - Monday 23 November, 2015

'Quite startling': €31m of church property for redress fund yet to be transferred

€83 million of donations has been made from congregations since the Ryan Report.

# redress-scheme - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Have the human rights of symphysiotomy survivors been abused?

Independent TD Clare Daly recently said that recommendations made by the United Nations have not been met.

# redress-scheme - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Many symphysiotomy survivors still don't know what happened to them

There has been some difficulty in those who underwent the procedure accessing their medical records.

# redress-scheme - Friday 26 September, 2014

"Time of the essence" in symphysiotomy redress as three survivors die

The three deaths have occurred since the scheme was announced in July.

# redress-scheme - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Survivor of Symphysiotomy: 'It was 12 months before I could walk, people have no idea' Demonstration This post contains images

Survivor of Symphysiotomy: 'It was 12 months before I could walk, people have no idea'

The group handed in a letter to the Taoiseach’s office today.

# redress-scheme - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Poll: Should Bethany survivors be given same redress as Magdalenes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Bethany survivors be given same redress as Magdalenes?

Parallels have been made between the Bethany Home case and that of the Magadalene Laundries.

# redress-scheme - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Minister said Bethany Home must be included in redress scheme... in 2010

Three years ago Kathleen Lynch said the government’s refusal to include the Bethany Home in a redress scgeme was a “running sore”. Yesterday she said the government’s decision to refuse redress was an “appropriate one”.

# redress-scheme - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Enda Kenny: Religious orders should reflect on making a monetary contribution to Magdalenes

The religious orders who were responsible for the Magdalene Laundries should give money towards the compensation scheme, but Enda Kenny says he won’t go down the legal route to ensure they do.

# redress-scheme - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Magdalene group seeks meeting with Shatter over 'deeply unfair' redress scheme

The compensation scheme announced this week falls far short of what’s required, survivors say.

# redress-scheme - Thursday 21 February, 2013

400 calls made to Magdalene redress scheme line

The phone line opened yesterday and survivors are encouraged to contact the department to register their case.

# redress-scheme - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Quinn says he is 'disappointed' at redress money offered by religious congregations

Minister Ruairí Quinn also said that a memorial will be created for the victims of institutional abuse in Ireland.