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#Tuam

# tuam - Monday 25 January, 2021

Galway County Council 'profoundly sorry' for failing those at Tuam mother and baby home
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Galway County Council 'profoundly sorry' for failing those at Tuam mother and baby home

Updated Jan 25th 2021, 1:47 PM 10,727 Views 16 Comments

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation released a report on its five-year investigation into the homes earlier this month.

# tuam - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

'We did not live up to our Christianity': Bon Secours apologises for Tuam mother and baby home
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'We did not live up to our Christianity': Bon Secours apologises for Tuam mother and baby home

Jan 13th 2021, 11:18 AM 27,405 Views 102 Comments

Historian Catherine Corless said she is grateful for the “honest” statement.

Catherine Corless: Government efforts to help mother and baby homes survivors 'half-hearted'
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Catherine Corless: Government efforts to help mother and baby homes survivors 'half-hearted'

Jan 13th 2021, 9:41 AM 16,613 Views 37 Comments

The final report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes was published yesterday.

# tuam - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Premature births and malnutrition: how infant mortality in one home rose to 900% of national rates
# Final Report
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# Final Report

Premature births and malnutrition: how infant mortality in one home rose to 900% of national rates

Jan 12th 2021, 6:36 PM 14,540 Views 18 Comments

The findings were revealed in the final report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission today.

5-year investigation finds at least 9,000 children died in Ireland's mother and baby homes
# Final Report
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# Final Report

5-year investigation finds at least 9,000 children died in Ireland's mother and baby homes

Jan 12th 2021, 3:00 PM 42,215 Views 100 Comments
  • Document details the experiences of women and children who lived in 14 mother and baby homes and four county homes.
  • Commission recommends redress, services such as counselling and enhanced medical cards.
  • Taoiseach to give State apology over mother and baby homes in the Dáil tomorrow.
'Accept responsibility and we might accept your apology': Survivors brace themselves for mother and baby home report
# Mary Harney
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# Mary Harney

'Accept responsibility and we might accept your apology': Survivors brace themselves for mother and baby home report

Jan 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 26,841 Views 48 Comments

The long-awaited report will be published today – and survivors want “urgent” action on foot of it.

# tuam - Monday 11 January, 2021

How a 'surprising' lack of burial records impacted the work of the mother and baby home commission
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# Bessborough

How a 'surprising' lack of burial records impacted the work of the mother and baby home commission

Jan 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 21,050 Views 29 Comments

Ahead of the commission’s final report being published tomorrow, we’re taking a look back at its interim reports.

# tuam - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Final report of Commission into Mother and Baby Homes to be published in January
# Roderic O'Gorman
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# Roderic O'Gorman

Final report of Commission into Mother and Baby Homes to be published in January

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 11:52 AM 9,846 Views 15 Comments

The report will be published on the week of 11 January, Minister Roderic O’Gorman has confirmed.

# tuam - Thursday 5 November, 2020

'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?
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# National Archive

'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?

Nov 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,678 Views 20 Comments

Survivors want Ireland to face up to its past – but there are different views on the best way to do this.

# tuam - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Government to set up archive of records related to institutional trauma in 20th century
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# Cabinet Meeting

Government to set up archive of records related to institutional trauma in 20th century

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 8:11 PM 25,460 Views 29 Comments

The government released a statement about the Mother and Baby Homes this evening.

# tuam - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Mayo fire 3-23 as they hammer Galway in football league clash in Tuam
# Green And Red
# Green And Red

Mayo fire 3-23 as they hammer Galway in football league clash in Tuam

Oct 18th 2020, 3:52 PM 38,879 Views 32 Comments

Mayo hit 2-17 in a remarkable first-half display in the Division 1 tie.

# tuam - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Cabinet approves legislation to excavate site of Tuam mother and baby home
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Cabinet approves legislation to excavate site of Tuam mother and baby home

Dec 10th 2019, 12:58 PM 11,265 Views 16 Comments

Between 1925 and 1960, 796 children died at the Tuam mother and baby home.

# tuam - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

CAB seize financial documents in Galway search
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CAB seize financial documents in Galway search

Nov 5th 2019, 11:21 AM 23,954 Views 13 Comments

The search was carried out this morning in Tuam.

# tuam - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

It should be possible to collect Tuam survivor DNA samples before legislation, report says
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It should be possible to collect Tuam survivor DNA samples before legislation, report says

Sep 11th 2019, 1:53 PM 5,997 Views 4 Comments

Dr Geoffrey Shannon’s Report on the Collection of Tuam Survivors’ DNA has been published today.

# tuam - Saturday 31 August, 2019

'Those who were denied a voice for too long will continue to fight for justice for the lost children of Tuam'
# Mother And Baby Home
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# Mother And Baby Home

'Those who were denied a voice for too long will continue to fight for justice for the lost children of Tuam'

Aug 31st 2019, 9:30 PM 17,090 Views 33 Comments

Family members of the 796 babies who died and survivors of the home held a peaceful protest last month.

# tuam - Sunday 25 August, 2019

'Ghosts in their own country': Government accused of 'wall of silence' over Tuam babies
# Mother And Baby Home
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# Mother And Baby Home

'Ghosts in their own country': Government accused of 'wall of silence' over Tuam babies

Aug 25th 2019, 7:16 PM 16,301 Views 68 Comments

Survivors and family members of the dead babies gathered at the site today.

# tuam - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Bessborough nun claims she doesn't remember any child deaths - there were 31 during her time there
# Mother-and-baby Homes
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# Mother-and-baby Homes

Bessborough nun claims she doesn't remember any child deaths - there were 31 during her time there

Apr 17th 2019, 12:23 PM 68,565 Views 80 Comments

The commission said the affidavit from the congregation that ran the mother and baby home was “speculative, inaccurate and misleading”.

# tuam - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Religious order that ran Tuam says it was 'under supervision, direction and inspection' of Irish State
# Confidential Letter
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# Confidential Letter

Religious order that ran Tuam says it was 'under supervision, direction and inspection' of Irish State

Mar 26th 2019, 6:30 AM 21,194 Views 78 Comments

That’s according to a confidential letter to a government minister.

# tuam - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Mother and Baby Homes commission submits report on burial of those who died in institutions
# Tuam Mother And Baby Home
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# Tuam Mother And Baby Home

Mother and Baby Homes commission submits report on burial of those who died in institutions

Mar 16th 2019, 4:58 PM 12,907 Views 26 Comments

The report has been submitted to Minister for Children Katherine Zappone.

# tuam - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Legality of collecting DNA samples from Tuam survivors to be examined
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Legality of collecting DNA samples from Tuam survivors to be examined

Feb 13th 2019, 10:59 AM 9,126 Views 49 Comments

The first excavations at the site of the former Tuam mother and baby home was expected to start in the latter half of 2019.

# tuam - Sunday 20 January, 2019

13 yellow, 4 black and one red card shown as Roscommon retain FBD League title
# Rossies Roar
# Rossies Roar

13 yellow, 4 black and one red card shown as Roscommon retain FBD League title

Jan 20th 2019, 3:42 PM 21,234 Views 12 Comments

Donie Smith hit 0-8 for the winners against Galway.

# tuam - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Excavations at Tuam mother and baby home expected to start in latter half of 2019
# Forensics
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# Forensics

Excavations at Tuam mother and baby home expected to start in latter half of 2019

Dec 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,564 Views 19 Comments

The government must first pass legislation allowing it to carry out excavations.

# tuam - Thursday 1 November, 2018

'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston
# Magdalene Laundries
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# Magdalene Laundries

'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston

Nov 1st 2018, 3:00 PM 10,471 Views 21 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone will deliver a keynote speech at the event which is exploring adoption and institutional abuses.

# tuam - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Government sought more money from Bon Secours Sisters for Tuam burial site excavation works
# Tuam Mother And Baby Home
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# Tuam Mother And Baby Home

Government sought more money from Bon Secours Sisters for Tuam burial site excavation works

Oct 24th 2018, 4:08 PM 11,713 Views 40 Comments

The religious order has pledged €2.5 million towards the works which will cost between €6-€13m.

# tuam - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site
# Mother And Baby Home
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# Mother And Baby Home

Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site

Sep 25th 2018, 9:26 PM 11,411 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil today that he made a private visit to Tuam on his way home from a conference in Galway recently.

# tuam - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Corless 'disappointed' pope didn't mention Tuam, says abuse survivors need more than prayers
# Mother And Baby Home
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# Mother And Baby Home

Corless 'disappointed' pope didn't mention Tuam, says abuse survivors need more than prayers

Aug 26th 2018, 3:27 PM 15,465 Views 40 Comments

A vigil to remember babies who died at the home is being held this afternoon.

# tuam - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time
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# Tuam Site

'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time

Jul 26th 2018, 4:50 PM 9,598 Views 67 Comments

How to memorialise the past, as well as what health and well-being supports are needed for former residents will be discussed.

# tuam - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Adrienne Corless: 'It looks like the consultation facilitators dug deep to find resistance to full excavation'
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# Tuam Mother And Baby Home

Adrienne Corless: 'It looks like the consultation facilitators dug deep to find resistance to full excavation'

Jul 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,723 Views 34 Comments

There was only ever one thing to do: excavate the site and DNA test the remains without delay, writes Adrienne Corless.

# tuam - Friday 6 July, 2018

Tuam: Ex-residents and families want further excavation and DNA analysis
# Public Consultation
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# Public Consultation

Tuam: Ex-residents and families want further excavation and DNA analysis

Jul 6th 2018, 3:49 PM 8,737 Views 27 Comments

Galway County Council received 799 written submissions on what to do with the Tuam site where a mass grave was found.

# tuam - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Missing man found safe and well
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Missing man found safe and well

Jun 12th 2018, 7:40 PM 50,936 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí in Galway have thanked the public for their assistance.

# tuam - Saturday 21 April, 2018

'Living with a longterm illness gives you this way of viewing the world'
# Entropy
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# Entropy

'Living with a longterm illness gives you this way of viewing the world'

Apr 21st 2018, 9:00 PM 29,640 Views 5 Comments

Visual artist Katie Moore has created a piece based on Catherine Corless’s Tuam Mother and Baby Home discovery.

Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'
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Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'

Apr 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 14,177 Views 17 Comments

The decision from Galway City Council to grant permission for the betting shop has been appealed to An Bord Pleanála.

# tuam - Friday 13 April, 2018

Experts say Tuam remains should be able to be identified using advanced DNA technology
# Tuam Mother And Baby Home
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# Tuam Mother And Baby Home

Experts say Tuam remains should be able to be identified using advanced DNA technology

Apr 13th 2018, 10:27 AM 8,708 Views 58 Comments

A team of scientists have contradicted an expert technical group over the remains

# tuam - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Garda arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after he was spotted driving erratically with burst tyre
# Galway
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# Galway

Garda arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after he was spotted driving erratically with burst tyre

Apr 12th 2018, 6:00 AM 123,796 Views 50 Comments

The garda was arrested on 2 April.

# tuam - Monday 8 January, 2018

Call for Protestant burial site to be excavated to examine bodies from mother and baby homes
# Bethany Home
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# Bethany Home

Call for Protestant burial site to be excavated to examine bodies from mother and baby homes

Jan 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 9,976 Views 31 Comments

The Bethany Home Survivors’ Group has identified over 200 children from the home who were buried at Mount Jerome cemetery.

# tuam - Saturday 16 December, 2017

'Now, I can tell my stories. I've been silenced my whole life': Tuam survivors network launches
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# Survivors

'Now, I can tell my stories. I've been silenced my whole life': Tuam survivors network launches

Dec 16th 2017, 7:00 AM 13,501 Views 49 Comments

Survivor Peter Mulryan was born in the Tuam mother and baby home in Galway and lived in the institute for four and half years.

# tuam - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Report sets out five options of what could happen at Tuam
# Mass Grave
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# Mass Grave

Report sets out five options of what could happen at Tuam

Dec 12th 2017, 3:40 PM 33,927 Views 65 Comments

The report said it would be particularly difficult to identify “commingled remains” and the remains of children under two.

# tuam - Thursday 26 October, 2017

'Fearless' Catherine Corless wins human rights award
# Mother And Baby Home
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'Fearless' Catherine Corless wins human rights award

Oct 26th 2017, 5:00 PM 12,442 Views 47 Comments

Her research led to the discovery of human remains at the site of a former mother and baby home in Tuam.

# tuam - Sunday 22 October, 2017

'I'm anxious that every bit of evidence gets out there, just in case it's a carbon copy of Tuam'
# Catherine Corless
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# Catherine Corless

'I'm anxious that every bit of evidence gets out there, just in case it's a carbon copy of Tuam'

Oct 22nd 2017, 9:30 PM 43,234 Views 52 Comments

Catherine Corless is calling for a full investigation into a former Sisters of Mercy orphanage in Galway.

# tuam - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major
# Major Dick Dowling
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# Major Dick Dowling

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major

Aug 19th 2017, 6:09 PM 34,479 Views 236 Comments

Shaun Cunniffe said that the plaque should be removed to a museum so that people can discuss the issues around it.

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