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#Redress

# 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 3,326 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 2,961 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 2,936 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 2,457 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 4,159 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 3,643 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 7,163 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 2,595 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 2,459 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 2,720 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 7,951 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 10,151 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 5,406 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 2,067 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 2,882 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 3,255 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 4,842 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 9,759 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 3,703 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 3,070 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 4,173 Views 26 Comments

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

# 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 3,345 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 3,532 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 4,322 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 3,439 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 2,781 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 4,497 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 2,129 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 1,684 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 406 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 1,442 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.