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#Redress

# redress - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Nearly 800 inquiries about Magdalene Laundries fund
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Nearly 800 inquiries about Magdalene Laundries fund

Feb 28th 2013, 11:08 AM 3,335 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Justice is asking women who were in the laundries to fill out a form registering their interest in receiving money from a special redress fund being set up.

# redress - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes

Feb 24th 2013, 9:15 AM 3,520 Views 22 Comments

There are concerns for some women still shy about coming forward with their stories.

# redress - Saturday 23 February, 2013

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.

# redress - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Magdalene redress scheme may be widened, Taoiseach indicates
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Magdalene redress scheme may be widened, Taoiseach indicates

Feb 20th 2013, 1:59 PM 3,423 Views 43 Comments

Former residents of the Summerhill Training Centre and the notorious Bethany Home could also be in line for redress, Enda Kenny indicated in the Dáil this morning.

Magdalenes invited to contact Department as redress process begins
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Magdalenes invited to contact Department as redress process begins

Feb 20th 2013, 7:20 AM 2,772 Views 8 Comments

Survivors are being invited to contact the Department of Justice as a former judge leads the process of establishing the best way to compensate the women.

# redress - Monday 1 October, 2012

Congregations have 'moral obligation' to meet costs for abuse victims - Quinn
# Residential Abuse
# Residential Abuse

Congregations have 'moral obligation' to meet costs for abuse victims - Quinn

Oct 1st 2012, 11:32 AM 4,486 Views 42 Comments

Writing in the Irish Examiner today, Education Minister Ruairí Quinn says that religious congregations must meet their obligation to victims of residential abuse.

# redress - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Magdalene survivors criticise 'unacceptable' delay for apology and redress
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Magdalene survivors criticise 'unacceptable' delay for apology and redress

May 29th 2012, 6:40 AM 2,120 Views 17 Comments

It is almost a year since a United Nations Committee Against Torture recommended an independent inquiry and redress for former residents of the infamous Magdalene Laundries.

# redress - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

'Delays' in redress for wronged Defence Forces staff
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

'Delays' in redress for wronged Defence Forces staff

May 22nd 2012, 9:41 AM 1,683 Views 4 Comments

The Ombudsman for the Defence Forces has said that due to fiscal constraints, redress may not be available to some people in the short to medium term. A review of the system is to take place.

# redress - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Quinn to press ahead with religious orders meeting… will they show up?
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Quinn to press ahead with religious orders meeting… will they show up?

Jul 19th 2011, 11:52 AM 389 Views 8 Comments

A meeting to discuss congregations giving more towards the compensation bill is set for Friday, but religious orders are threatening to boycott.

# redress - Monday 6 June, 2011

UN Committee against Torture recommends inquiry into Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

UN Committee against Torture recommends inquiry into Magdalene Laundries

Jun 6th 2011, 11:54 AM 1,421 Views 9 Comments

The Justice for Magdalenes group is calling for immediate action by the Government in the wake of the recommendations of the UNCAT report, which says that the State failed the girls and women of the Magdalene Laundries.