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# Unmarried Mothers

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'Deeply wrong': Labour TD abstains from vote on mother and baby homes inquiry
Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry
Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65
Over 222 children died in Bethany Home but 1939 report says they appeared 'happy'
This 1940s letter describes the 'decent class' of unmarried mothers who were 'first offenders'
Opinion: It may seem heartless, but we shouldn't fund an inquiry into religious-run homes
Regina Bushell
Opinion: Mass grave 'filled to the brim with tiny bones and skulls' shows how we cherish children
Donal O'Keeffe
'It's time to do something' - The forgotten mass grave of 800 babies in Galway
Australia apologises for 'unethical, dishonest and illegal' forced adoptions