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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# sean ross abbey

This year
'It's recognition for these children': Scan for remains due for Tipperary Mother and Baby Home
A report by
Eoghan Dalton
Sean Ross Abbey was among the most notorious homes in the State during its operation.
Last year
'These were babies, not numbers': New website documents deaths in mother and baby homes
Project Infant has been created by student Daniel Loftus.
All time
'Gardaí returned women who escaped': Philomena Lee & Mary Harney challenge Commission in High Court
The women are seeking to have elements of the final report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes quashed.
Philomena Lee among women taking legal action against findings in Mother and Baby Home report
Lee’s life story was made into an award-winning film, Philomena, in 2013.
Commission finds remains of at least 42 infants in burial plot of former mother and baby home
6,414 women were admitted to Sean Ross Abbey and 6,079 children were born or admitted there between 1931 and 1969.
Philomena Lee says Ireland must ensure mother and baby home 'atrocities' never happen again
Lee also said she is “dismayed” that some details from the Mother and Baby Homes report were leaked.
Surveys to be carried out on burial grounds at Sean Ross Abbey in Tipperary
The Commission of Investigation will not be issuing its final report this year.