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# tuam-babies - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Here's a list of maternity homes in Ireland in 1947
# State Files
# State Files

Here's a list of maternity homes in Ireland in 1947

Jun 22nd 2014, 8:45 AM 28,742 Views 29 Comments

Under the Maternity Homes Act 1934 every local authority in Ireland had to register the maternity homes in the county with the Department of Health.

# tuam-babies - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Here's how to make a submission to the mother and baby homes inquiry
# Terms Of Reference
# Terms Of Reference

Here's how to make a submission to the mother and baby homes inquiry

Jun 18th 2014, 11:29 AM 5,487 Views 1 Comment

Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan has encouraged those who wish to make a submission to “act without delay”.

# tuam-babies - Sunday 15 June, 2014

State 'robbing adoptees of their identities' by denying access to birth certs
# Averil Power
# Averil Power

State 'robbing adoptees of their identities' by denying access to birth certs

Jun 15th 2014, 4:39 PM 11,097 Views 66 Comments

Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power, who was adopted from a mother-and-baby home, has called for access rights to be given,

"Cold, uncaring, uncivilised": The mother-and-child home where 222 babies died
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

"Cold, uncaring, uncivilised": The mother-and-child home where 222 babies died

Jun 15th 2014, 8:45 AM 11,233 Views 43 Comments

The Bethany Home is to be investigated by the Government’s Commission for Investigation into mother-and-baby homes.

# tuam-babies - Saturday 14 June, 2014

County homes ruled out of inquiry to prevent a "bottomless quagmire"
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

County homes ruled out of inquiry to prevent a "bottomless quagmire"

Jun 14th 2014, 8:45 PM 12,381 Views 56 Comments

The Minister for Children said the investigation into mother-and-baby homes must have a time-limit and be cost-effective.

# tuam-babies - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Hundreds attend vigil in remembrance of those who died in mother and baby homes
# In Memory
# In Memory

Hundreds attend vigil in remembrance of those who died in mother and baby homes

Jun 12th 2014, 8:20 AM 6,116 Views 67 Comments

Crowds marched from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to the gates of the Dáil last night.

# tuam-babies - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

We'll have to "wait and see" who leaked GSOC 'bugging' information - Fitzgerald
# Who Said What
# Who Said What

We'll have to "wait and see" who leaked GSOC 'bugging' information - Fitzgerald

Jun 11th 2014, 11:22 AM 4,578 Views 20 Comments

The justice minister said that at least seven people had access to the information that was leaked to the media.

Does Ireland's corporate tax rate need to be changed?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Does Ireland's corporate tax rate need to be changed?

Jun 11th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,806 Views 43 Comments

TDs will debate the controversial issue in the Dáil today.

# tuam-babies - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Bethany Home, where 222 children died, to be included in mother and baby home investigation
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Bethany Home, where 222 children died, to be included in mother and baby home investigation

Jun 10th 2014, 9:40 PM 19,868 Views 33 Comments

The Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan said today that he was conscious of the grievances felt by those connected to the Bethany Home, a protestant-run home on Dublin’s Orwell Road.

"Huge traffic" between Magdalene laundries and mother-and-baby homes
# Statutory Investigation
# Statutory Investigation

"Huge traffic" between Magdalene laundries and mother-and-baby homes

Jun 10th 2014, 9:22 PM 14,904 Views 26 Comments

Justice for Magadalenes Research said today that the laundries should be included in the government’s statutory investigation.

Taoiseach: If we don't do this properly, Ireland's soul will lie "in an unmarked grave"
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

Taoiseach: If we don't do this properly, Ireland's soul will lie "in an unmarked grave"

Jun 10th 2014, 4:28 PM 11,365 Views 109 Comments

Enda Kenny said the Government would consult with all opposition parties, other relevant groups and historians as it began its investigation into mother-and-baby homes.

"For anybody to feign shock at this information I think is to be disingenuous" --- Mary Lou
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

"For anybody to feign shock at this information I think is to be disingenuous" --- Mary Lou

Jun 10th 2014, 1:07 PM 12,242 Views 71 Comments

Sinn Féin are tabling a motion calling for a full judge-led inquiry into mother-and-baby homes. Fianna Fáil are expected to back it.

Explainer: What is happening with the possible mass grave of children in Tuam?
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Explainer: What is happening with the possible mass grave of children in Tuam?

Jun 10th 2014, 11:20 AM 57,017 Views 202 Comments

We look at how the story has unfolded, and the many, many questions that still remain.

Taoiseach: 'I think there is much more to this than one mother and baby home'
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Taoiseach: 'I think there is much more to this than one mother and baby home'

Jun 10th 2014, 8:48 AM 6,967 Views 36 Comments

Cabinet will discuss how best to examine the Tuam mass grave scandal at its meeting this morning.

# tuam-babies - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Opinion: Horror doesn't belong to the past, Ireland's most vulnerable are still marginalised and neglected
# Children
# Children

Opinion: Horror doesn't belong to the past, Ireland's most vulnerable are still marginalised and neglected

Jun 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 248 Views 41 Comments

These are the unpalatable facts: we are living at a time of growing homelessness and food poverty, and we allow vulnerable children to socially excluded, neglected and ignored.

# tuam-babies - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Aaron McKenna: The nation, not just the Church, bears responsibility for horrors of the past
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

Aaron McKenna: The nation, not just the Church, bears responsibility for horrors of the past

Jun 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 47 Views 161 Comments

For Irish people who lived through these times to claim no knowledge of what went on in places like Tuam is disingenuous – and smacks of “I was only following orders”.

# tuam-babies - Friday 6 June, 2014

Frances Fitzgerald confirms she has ordered a garda report into the Tuam babies revelations
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

Frances Fitzgerald confirms she has ordered a garda report into the Tuam babies revelations

Jun 6th 2014, 3:42 PM 8,531 Views 77 Comments

It comes amid ongoing controversy about the mass grave at the site of a former Bon Secours mother and baby home.

# tuam-babies - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Taoiseach says he wants to know the full extent of the mass grave in Tuam and if there are other sites
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

Taoiseach says he wants to know the full extent of the mass grave in Tuam and if there are other sites

Jun 5th 2014, 11:06 PM 19,536 Views 128 Comments

The Children’s Minister said “these revelations are a reminder of our darker past where children were far from cherished”.

TD calls for Tuam mass grave to be declared a crime scene
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

TD calls for Tuam mass grave to be declared a crime scene

Jun 5th 2014, 12:58 PM 13,826 Views 178 Comments

Catherine Murphy was among those to call for a full public inquiry into the situation.

# tuam-babies - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Mary Lou McDonald warns that Tuam mass grave could be one of 'dozens'
# Tip Of The Iceberg
# Tip Of The Iceberg

Mary Lou McDonald warns that Tuam mass grave could be one of 'dozens'

Jun 4th 2014, 4:10 PM 20,239 Views 175 Comments

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader has called for a public inquiry to look into all mother and baby homes nationwide.

The world is talking about Tuam's 800 dead babies
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

The world is talking about Tuam's 800 dead babies

Jun 4th 2014, 11:49 AM 36,045 Views 175 Comments

Even if the Government hasn’t yet.