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# Redress

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'Burn it to the ground': What should be done with Magdalene laundry buildings?
A group of survivors and their families gathered at the back of a Dublin Magdalene laundry today to share their stories.
"Nobody told us she had died" - the story of Margaret Bullen, who spent her entire life in a Magdalene Laundry
Margaret Bullen died in 2003 aged just 50 from a disease possibly linked to her exposure to industrial-strength chemicals in the Laundries where she had lived.
Caranua boss withdraws comments in which she said abuse survivors were 'damaged'
CEO Mary Higgins faced tough questions at the PAC over how survivors have been treated.
'Immoral and repulsive': Fury at Zappone's refusal for redress for mother and baby home survivors
The Coalition of Mother and Baby Home Survivors called it a “shameful decision”.
Congregation says government was 'forced' to set up €1.5 billion redress scheme for abuse victims
The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, one of the 18 congregations investigated by the Ryan Commission, has published a statement on the matter.
Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates
A new report states that 9,900 impacted customer accounts have now been identified by lenders.
5 women due compensation for 'barbaric and cruel' childbirth procedure died before receiving it
“The sons and daughters of these women feel that their mothers’ suffering never received any acknowledgment or recognition.”
Man who was hung from window by nurses can't have €34,000 award reconsidered
The man suffered significant abuse St Gabriel’s Hospital Cabinteely during the 60s.
161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall...
Certain card-holders are entitled to redress after paying for insurance they don’t need.
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.
Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them
It is anticipated the terms of reference of the Commission of Inquiry will be discussed by Cabinet next week.
Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words
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.
'For the first time in 16 years we were treated the same as Catholics'
Mother and baby homes, including one group from a Protestant home, met with Minister James Reilly this month.
Symphysiotomy compensation scheme announced - but how many survivors will apply?
That’s according to a survivors group SOS, which describes its time limits as “draconian”.
"Time of the essence" in symphysiotomy redress as three survivors die
The three deaths have occurred since the scheme was announced in July.
UN told symphysiotomy patients were 'operated upon wide awake and often screaming'
The Justice Minister defended the State redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy at a meeting of the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva today.
Survivors of Symphysiotomy reject €34 million redress scheme
There are currently up to 300 survivors alive today.
Victims of mother-and-baby homes should give evidence in public if they want to - Human rights group
The IHREC wants strong powers for the commission of investigation.
Magdalene Laundries survivors have received €10.3 million in compensation
Justice Minister Alan Shatter told the Dáil that 731 applications have been made under the redress scheme so far.
Column: Irish financial consumers are bewildered, frightened and angry
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.
Abuse survivors to protest against redress fund
Survivors Who Stand Together claim that they are being treated like “beggars”.
Magdalene survivors still 'distressed and confused' over claiming redress
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
Today marks the one year anniversary of the apology from the Taoiseach to Magdalene survivors.
Dáil to debate apology and redress for Bethany Home survivors
The government’s decision not to provide a redress scheme for survivors of the Dublin home will come under scrutiny tonight and tomorrow.
Victims of Michael Neary get new redress scheme
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.
'Shatter needs to make a public statement on redress delay for Magdalene women'
Mary Lou McDonald said time was ticking and that at least two women have passed away without receiving compensation.
Bethany Home survivors look into bringing government to court
Derek Leinster said that there has been some good news regarding a memorial at Mount Jerome cemetery.
Bethany Home survivor appeals to Taoiseach over redress
Derek Leinster has said that he would like Enda Kenny to set up a small committee “to do the right thing”.
"Determined" Bethany Home survivors to continue fight for redress
The survivors are to regroup and consider their options in their fight for redress.
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”.
Government seeks information from symphysiotomy groups ahead of decision
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
One survivor said he was “devastated” by the decision which was announced by government in a statement this evening.
Cabinet 'to make decision on Bethany Home next week'
The survivors who lived in the home have been calling for a number of years for redress and an apology for their time there.
Taoiseach won't comment on redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims
Enda Kenny also rejected that Government has been secretive on issue and commits to meeting support groups
Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress
Justice for Magdalenes research has published a guide, and said it will “empower” survivors when applying for the funds.
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.
Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package
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
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
The Minister for Justice is expected to be published details of the compensation and support scheme for hundreds of women who survived the laundries.