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# Redress

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'They're waiting for more of us to die': Women whose children were taken react to redress scheme
The Government’s long-awaited Mother and Baby Homes redress scheme was unveiled during the week.
The Government's €800 million Mother and Baby Homes redress scheme was unveiled during the week
Women say basing compensation on their length of stay in an institution is "absolutely disgraceful"
The exclusion of many people born in institutions is a "divide and conquer" strategy, survivors tell Órla Ryan
'She had no choice': High Court told Philomena Lee did not consent to her son being adopted
'No understanding of trauma': Survivors hit out at 6-month rule & legal waiver in redress scheme
'No understanding of trauma': Survivors hit out at 6-month rule & legal waiver in redress scheme
The Government unveiled the long-awaited Mother and Baby Home redress scheme earlier today.
Mother and Baby Homes: 34,000 survivors eligible for compensation in €800m redress scheme
The Cabinet signed off on the details of a long-awaited redress scheme today.
'Can you put a price on trauma?': Redress scheme for survivors of mother and baby homes ready
The Cabinet is set to sign off on the details of a long-awaited redress scheme later today.
'Groundbreaking': Survivors welcome inquiry into Mother and Baby Homes in Northern Ireland
The NI Executive is accepting all the recommendations made by an expert panel last month.
Redress scheme proposed for Mother and Baby Home survivors who suffered in the institutions
The scheme would include financial payments and an enhanced medical card.
Bethany Home survivor Derek Leinster lodges legal proceedings against Irish State
Leinster has campaigned for over 20 years for the inclusion of Bethany Home and other Protestant institutions in redress schemes.
Mica redress package will be 'one of the biggest ever announced in relation to anything'
Minister Simon Coveney said however that it will not be ready before the Budget.
Decision on mica scheme may not be made by end of October, junior minister says
A draft report did not recommend 100% redress, as demanded by campaigners.
'Not what we signed off on': Mica campaigners unhappy with redress report
The report says the total cost of the remediation scheme could be €3.2 billion.
The report says the total cost of the remediation scheme could be €3.2 billion.
Homeowners who have to completely demolish and rebuild their homes would not necessarily get a 100% grant.
Other remediation works would receive a 100% grant and all caps should be increased, the report says.
The report is to be considered by the minister before he brings proposals to Cabinet.
Explainer: Mica, crumbling blocks and the campaign for 100% redress
Mica redress: Tánaiste says 'it's not the government's money' so 'we must have cost control'
'O'Brien needs to get his act together' say Mica protesters outside Leinster House today
Campaigners are seeking 100% redress for damage to their homes.
Mica redress: Tánaiste says 'it's not the government's money' so 'we must have cost control'
Affected homeowners are seeking 100% of the costs associated with fixing their homes.
'Will this be Opportunity Lost 2.0?': State must 'learn from mistakes' of past redress schemes
A new book explores Magdalene laundries and the State’s response to institutional abuse.
'It's just been years of crying, hatred, feeling angry': Three mica homeowners share their stories
The government is to establish a working group to iron out the kinks in the State grant scheme, but impacted homeowners are not feeling hopeful.
It's been a long road for impacted homeowners and they see no end in sight, Michelle Hennessy reports.
Families who spoke to The Journal said they cannot even afford the initial mica test required to apply for the government's grant scheme.
They say years of being ignored by government has intensified the stress they are already feeling living in homes that are falling down around them.
'We don't have the definitive figure': Housing Minister says number of mica-affected homes could be higher
The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today
The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today
Homeowners are protesting in Dublin’s city centre today.
O'Gorman stresses GSK's 'moral obligation' over vaccine trials but company's position 'remains unchanged'
Representatives from the pharmaceutical giant met with Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman today.
'Imagine someone clicked their fingers and you had no family or history, that's the reality for thousands of us'
Adopted people have called for long-awaited tracing and information legislation to be published as a matter of urgency.
'Pay us and acknowledge what happened': Mother and baby home survivors want compensation and a remembrance day
Some survivors have also called on the government to take legal action against the religious orders who ran the institutions if they refuse to pay financial compensation.
Department apologises after 'careless' data breach of people attending mother and baby home redress meetings
Those affected by the breach are “deeply upset and distressed” by the sharing of their email addresses without their consent.
Campaigner Derek Leinster says Protestant survivors and those living abroad 'not a priority' for redress
Leinster, who was born in Bethany Home in Dublin in 1941, has campaigned for redress for over 20 years.
UN asked to request that Irish govt sets up independent investigation into Mother and Baby Homes
The Irish Council of Civil Liberties has written a letter to the UN Special Rapporteur.
Department says consulting firm was hired due to 'urgency' in setting up mother and baby home redress scheme
The government has hired OAK Consulting to oversee the consultation process at a cost of €20,000.
O'Gorman says adopted people will get birth certs and other information under new legislation
The minister has also launched a consultation process for a redress scheme for survivors of Mother And Baby Homes.
'Adding insult to injury': Anger over mother and baby home recordings being destroyed
Survivors say they were not informed their testimony would be destroyed.
Opinion: The mother and baby homes Commission report misses the point on redress
Academic Máiréad Enright takes a forensic look at the Mother & Baby Home report and shares her concerns with its approach to redress.
Poll: Should a 'national voluntary collection' be set up for survivors of mother and baby homes?
Senator Rónán Mullen said the money could be collected in addition to Church and State contributions to a redress scheme.
Archbishop says religious orders should not be 'scapegoated' for Mother and Baby Homes
Archbishop Eamon Martin said that the church was “expected to intervene” when society “banished” mothers.
'I apologise for the profound generational wrong': Taoiseach gives landmark apology to survivors of mother and baby homes
About 9,000 children died in the 18 homes under investigation.
The full report from the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation was released yesterday.
The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Children's Minister issued statements.
"The State failed you, the mothers and children in these homes," Micheál Martin said.
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.
'Accept responsibility and we might accept your apology': Survivors brace themselves for mother and baby home report
The long-awaited report will be published today – and survivors want “urgent” action on foot of it.
'Shameful stand-off' preventing Troubles victims receiving compensation, advocate warns
Victims Commissioner Judith Thompson said the treatment of victims by the authorities was “cruel, callous and insulting”.
'It was now or never': Abuse survivor on why he spoke out on RTÉ programme in 2009
Michael O’Brien created one of the most powerful moments in Irish television, when he passionately told his story on RTÉ in 2009.
AIB setting aside €300 million redress for 'previously identified' tracker mortgage victims
The Central Bank said last year that lenders had already paid €683 million in redress to impacted customers.
'I feel like crying': Abuse survivors plead with committee to drop plans to seal their records
Survivors of institutional abuse spoke candidly about the impact of the bill on them.
Christian Brothers to pay outstanding €6.8 million to redress scheme
The majority of the money will go to the fund, while €429,000 is to be paid to the National Children’s Hospital.
'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal
The government recently announced a redress scheme which has been welcomed, but it has come too late for some.
Motion seeking redress for victims abused as children passes despite government opposition
The government argued that the State’s responsibility can’t be established through a conviction.
3,400 new victims of tracker mortgage scandal identified
37,100 customers affected by the scandal have now been identified, with €459 million in redress paid to date.
Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman
The Ombudsman has been harshly critical of the Department of Justice in his report published this morning.
Couple affected by tracker mortgage scandal suffered stroke and nervous breakdown
A number of customers affected by the error shared stories today of the hardship it caused.