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# Redress

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Justice for Magdalenes group ends its campaign
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.
"Against all the odds, I survived": Bethany Home survivors tell their stories
Two men who spent time in the Bethany Home as children spoke to about the neglect they say they experienced there.
Bethany Home survivors to meet Shatter for redress and apology
The survivors of the Protestant-run Bethany home are calling for redress and an apology for their treatment at the home.
Reilly to table Neary compensation plan before summer break
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'
Thirtyfive women who underwent unnecessary procedures at the hands of disgraced surgeon Michael Neary are still waiting on a redress scheme.
Nearly 800 inquiries about Magdalene Laundries fund
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.
Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes
There are concerns for some women still shy about coming forward with their stories.
Bethany Home survivors: "They will have to realise we are not going away"
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.
Magdalene redress scheme may be widened, Taoiseach indicates
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
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.
Congregations have 'moral obligation' to meet costs for abuse victims - Quinn
Writing in the Irish Examiner today, Education Minister Ruairí Quinn says that religious congregations must meet their obligation to victims of residential abuse.
Magdalene survivors criticise 'unacceptable' delay for apology and redress
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.
'Delays' in redress for wronged Defence Forces staff
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.
Quinn to press ahead with religious orders meeting… will they show up?
A meeting to discuss congregations giving more towards the compensation bill is set for Friday, but religious orders are threatening to boycott.
UN Committee against Torture recommends inquiry into Magdalene Laundries
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.