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#Redress

# redress - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Man who was hung from window by nurses can't have €34,000 award reconsidered
# Abuse
# Abuse

Man who was hung from window by nurses can't have €34,000 award reconsidered

Dec 10th 2015, 8:37 PM 39,924 Views 12 Comments

The man suffered significant abuse St Gabriel’s Hospital Cabinteely during the 60s.

# redress - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall...
# Happy Days
# Happy Days

161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall...

May 12th 2015, 3:32 PM 34,208 Views 14 Comments

Certain card-holders are entitled to redress after paying for insurance they don’t need.

# redress - Sunday 18 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 18th 2015, 10:00 AM 9,687 Views 4 Comments

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

# redress - Friday 12 December, 2014

Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them
# Redress
# Redress

Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them

Dec 12th 2014, 4:40 PM 4,201 Views 12 Comments

It is anticipated the terms of reference of the Commission of Inquiry will be discussed by Cabinet next week.

# redress - Monday 24 November, 2014

Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words
# Redress
# Redress

Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words

Nov 24th 2014, 7:58 PM 690 Views 67 Comments

Ten months on from the European Court of Human Rights’ judgement in favour of Louise O’Keeffe, nothing had been forthcoming from the State for survivors.

# redress - Friday 21 November, 2014

'For the first time in 16 years we were treated the same as Catholics'
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

'For the first time in 16 years we were treated the same as Catholics'

Nov 21st 2014, 1:52 PM 10,747 Views 5 Comments

Mother and baby homes, including one group from a Protestant home, met with Minister James Reilly this month.

# redress - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Symphysiotomy compensation scheme announced - but how many survivors will apply?
# Redress
# Redress

Symphysiotomy compensation scheme announced - but how many survivors will apply?

Nov 6th 2014, 10:23 AM 6,112 Views 21 Comments

That’s according to a survivors group SOS, which describes its time limits as “draconian”.

# redress - Friday 26 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 26th 2014, 10:30 PM 5,870 Views 3 Comments

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

# redress - Monday 14 July, 2014

UN told symphysiotomy patients were 'operated upon wide awake and often screaming'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

UN told symphysiotomy patients were 'operated upon wide awake and often screaming'

Jul 14th 2014, 10:50 PM 22,469 Views 25 Comments

The Justice Minister defended the State redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy at a meeting of the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva today.

# redress - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Survivors of Symphysiotomy reject €34 million redress scheme

Survivors of Symphysiotomy reject €34 million redress scheme

Jul 6th 2014, 7:12 PM 13,219 Views 46 Comments

There are currently up to 300 survivors alive today.

# redress - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Victims of mother-and-baby homes should give evidence in public if they want to - Human rights group
# State Obligation
# State Obligation

Victims of mother-and-baby homes should give evidence in public if they want to - Human rights group

Jul 1st 2014, 9:03 AM 3,802 Views 11 Comments

The IHREC wants strong powers for the commission of investigation.

# redress - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Magdalene Laundries survivors have received €10.3 million in compensation
# Redress
# Redress

Magdalene Laundries survivors have received €10.3 million in compensation

Apr 23rd 2014, 6:45 AM 7,726 Views 22 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter told the Dáil that 731 applications have been made under the redress scheme so far.

# redress - Friday 7 March, 2014

Column: Irish financial consumers are bewildered, frightened and angry
# Credit Protection
# Credit Protection

Column: Irish financial consumers are bewildered, frightened and angry

Mar 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 72 Views 13 Comments

The protection available to consumers when they take out credit is still inadequate – despite all the promises that were made after the crash, writes Noeline Blackwell.

# redress - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Abuse survivors to protest against redress fund
# Compensation
# Compensation

Abuse survivors to protest against redress fund

Feb 25th 2014, 10:13 AM 4,764 Views 16 Comments

Survivors Who Stand Together claim that they are being treated like “beggars”.

# redress - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Magdalene survivors still 'distressed and confused' over claiming redress
# Guide
# Guide

Magdalene survivors still 'distressed and confused' over claiming redress

Feb 19th 2014, 8:27 PM 5,167 Views 20 Comments

JFM Research has published a supplementary guide for women experiencing issues claiming restorative justice.

Women 'yet to receive a penny' on anniversary of apology to Magdalene survivors
# Redress
# Redress

Women 'yet to receive a penny' on anniversary of apology to Magdalene survivors

Feb 19th 2014, 6:15 AM 5,766 Views 23 Comments

Today marks the one year anniversary of the apology from the Taoiseach to Magdalene survivors.

# redress - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Dáil to debate apology and redress for Bethany Home survivors
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Dáil to debate apology and redress for Bethany Home survivors

Dec 10th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,401 Views 11 Comments

The government’s decision not to provide a redress scheme for survivors of the Dublin home will come under scrutiny tonight and tomorrow.

# redress - Monday 11 November, 2013

Victims of Michael Neary get new redress scheme
# Lourdes Hospital
# Lourdes Hospital

Victims of Michael Neary get new redress scheme

Nov 11th 2013, 7:42 AM 4,784 Views 11 Comments

The scheme is aimed at women who were over the age of 40 when the unnecessary operations were carried out on them by Michael Neary.

# redress - Thursday 31 October, 2013

'Shatter needs to make a public statement on redress delay for Magdalene women'
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

'Shatter needs to make a public statement on redress delay for Magdalene women'

Oct 31st 2013, 3:20 PM 3,319 Views 9 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said time was ticking and that at least two women have passed away without receiving compensation.

# redress - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Bethany Home survivors look into bringing government to court
# Redress
# Redress

Bethany Home survivors look into bringing government to court

Oct 17th 2013, 9:30 AM 2,947 Views 12 Comments

Derek Leinster said that there has been some good news regarding a memorial at Mount Jerome cemetery.

# redress - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Bethany Home survivor appeals to Taoiseach over redress
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Bethany Home survivor appeals to Taoiseach over redress

Aug 4th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,922 Views 10 Comments

Derek Leinster has said that he would like Enda Kenny to set up a small committee “to do the right thing”.

# redress - Thursday 25 July, 2013

"Determined" Bethany Home survivors to continue fight for redress
# Redress
# Redress

"Determined" Bethany Home survivors to continue fight for redress

Jul 25th 2013, 6:45 AM 2,440 Views 9 Comments

The survivors are to regroup and consider their options in their fight for redress.

# redress - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 24th 2013, 9:52 PM 4,142 Views 21 Comments

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 - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Government seeks information from symphysiotomy groups ahead of decision
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

Government seeks information from symphysiotomy groups ahead of decision

Jul 23rd 2013, 7:35 PM 3,632 Views 1 Comment

Health Minister James Reilly and Minister Kathleen Lynch will meet the groups representing the women affected next Tuesday.

Government: No redress scheme for survivors of Bethany Home
# Survivors
# Survivors

Government: No redress scheme for survivors of Bethany Home

Jul 23rd 2013, 7:10 PM 7,149 Views 32 Comments

One survivor said he was “devastated” by the decision which was announced by government in a statement this evening.

# redress - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Cabinet 'to make decision on Bethany Home next week'
# Redress
# Redress

Cabinet 'to make decision on Bethany Home next week'

Jul 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,583 Views 4 Comments

The survivors who lived in the home have been calling for a number of years for redress and an apology for their time there.

# redress - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Taoiseach won't comment on redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims
# Redress
# Redress

Taoiseach won't comment on redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims

Jul 10th 2013, 12:17 PM 2,446 Views 13 Comments

Enda Kenny also rejected that Government has been secretive on issue and commits to meeting support groups

# redress - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress

Jul 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,711 Views 7 Comments

Justice for Magdalenes research has published a guide, and said it will “empower” survivors when applying for the funds.

# redress - Thursday 27 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 27th 2013, 10:10 PM 7,937 Views 40 Comments

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

# redress - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package

Jun 26th 2013, 10:10 PM 10,138 Views 41 Comments

Members of the group Magdalene Survivors Together have demanded the religious orders which operated the laundry system be held responsible for the abuse that went on inside them.

‘Today is about justice’: Magdalene redress scheme details announced
# Survivors
# Survivors

‘Today is about justice’: Magdalene redress scheme details announced

Jun 26th 2013, 10:00 PM 5,387 Views 21 Comments

The Magdalene survivors will all receive cash payments from €11,500 to €100,000, depending on their length of stay.

Details of Magdalene compensation scheme due today
# Magdalene
# Magdalene

Details of Magdalene compensation scheme due today

Jun 26th 2013, 7:44 AM 2,054 Views 8 Comments

The Minister for Justice is expected to be published details of the compensation and support scheme for hundreds of women who survived the laundries.

# redress - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Consideration on Bethany Home redress to be concluded 'in weeks'
# Apology
# Apology

Consideration on Bethany Home redress to be concluded 'in weeks'

Jun 25th 2013, 8:48 PM 2,873 Views 2 Comments

Bethany survivor Derek Leinster said it is “breathtaking” and “great news” that an apology and redress could be on its way.

# redress - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Bethany Home survivors to Taoiseach: "Please do not treat us differently"
# Redress
# Redress

Bethany Home survivors to Taoiseach: "Please do not treat us differently"

Jun 22nd 2013, 7:30 AM 3,243 Views 10 Comments

The group say that they have suffered physical and mental wounds due to their time in Bethany Home.

# redress - Friday 17 May, 2013

Justice for Magdalenes group ends its campaign
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Justice for Magdalenes group ends its campaign

May 17th 2013, 10:32 AM 4,822 Views 10 Comments

The group said that it has ended its political campaign now that the objectives of an apology and a redress scheme for Magdalene survivors have been achieved.

# redress - Sunday 21 April, 2013

"Against all the odds, I survived": Bethany Home survivors tell their stories
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

"Against all the odds, I survived": Bethany Home survivors tell their stories

Apr 21st 2013, 8:45 AM 9,740 Views 13 Comments

Two men who spent time in the Bethany Home as children spoke to TheJournal.ie about the neglect they say they experienced there.

# redress - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Bethany Home survivors to meet Shatter for redress and apology
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

Bethany Home survivors to meet Shatter for redress and apology

Apr 9th 2013, 3:58 PM 3,683 Views 7 Comments

The survivors of the Protestant-run Bethany home are calling for redress and an apology for their treatment at the home.

# redress - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Reilly to table Neary compensation plan before summer break
# Lourdes Hospital
# Lourdes Hospital

Reilly to table Neary compensation plan before summer break

Mar 21st 2013, 5:07 PM 3,063 Views 16 Comments

Earlier today, the 35 victims who were excluded from a previous redress scheme accused the Minister of reneging on promises.

Neary victims 'in limbo' as they wait for government 'to do the right thing'
# Michael Neary
# Michael Neary

Neary victims 'in limbo' as they wait for government 'to do the right thing'

Mar 21st 2013, 2:32 PM 4,164 Views 26 Comments

Thirtyfive women who underwent unnecessary procedures at the hands of disgraced surgeon Michael Neary are still waiting on a redress scheme.