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# tuam - Monday 10 November, 2014

Second burial ground found at Tuam mother and baby home
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Second burial ground found at Tuam mother and baby home

Nov 10th 2014, 11:17 AM 12,782 Views 56 Comments

It is not believed. however, that the plot holds any more bodies than previously disclosed.

# tuam - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Just one priest agreed to be interviewed for documentary on mother-and-baby homes
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Just one priest agreed to be interviewed for documentary on mother-and-baby homes

Oct 19th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,487 Views 15 Comments

Director Saskia Weber said she is hopeful more religious figures will come forward.

# tuam - Friday 10 October, 2014

Opinion: Questions remain unanswered over the Tuam mother-and-baby home
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Opinion: Questions remain unanswered over the Tuam mother-and-baby home

Oct 10th 2014, 12:04 PM 216 Views 24 Comments

To understand what happened, it is vital to hold inquests into the deaths of all those buried at the site of the former home.

# tuam - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here's the latest information about the Tuam mother-and-baby home
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Here's the latest information about the Tuam mother-and-baby home

Jul 16th 2014, 10:20 PM 15,533 Views 55 Comments

The question of a suitable memorial is now being looked at by the Tuam Home Graveyard Committee.

# tuam - Monday 14 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday
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The 5 at 5: Monday

Jul 14th 2014, 4:55 PM 7,862 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Death rate of babies at Tuam mother and baby home was double the rate of other homes
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Death rate of babies at Tuam mother and baby home was double the rate of other homes

Jul 14th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,221 Views 11 Comments

The returns from local authorities, disqualifying Dublin, shows that 17% of babies under the age of one died in registered maternity homes that year.

# tuam - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Mother-and-baby home survivors concerned over ministerial switch-around
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Mother-and-baby home survivors concerned over ministerial switch-around

Jul 13th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,343 Views 12 Comments

James Reilly has taken over at the Department of Children — just days before the establishment of the large-scale inquiry into mother-and-baby homes.

# tuam - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Who will chair the mother-and-baby inquiry? The Minister's been given a list of candidates
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Who will chair the mother-and-baby inquiry? The Minister's been given a list of candidates

Jul 10th 2014, 4:12 PM 4,785 Views 8 Comments

The Commission of Investigation into the State’s network of mother-and-baby homes is expected to be set up before the Oireachtas summer recess.

# tuam - Monday 30 June, 2014

Want a say on the mother-and-baby inquiry? Midday today is the deadline...
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Want a say on the mother-and-baby inquiry? Midday today is the deadline...

Jun 30th 2014, 6:45 AM 4,072 Views 5 Comments

Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan is hoping to have the terms for the wide-ranging Commission of Investigation set up before the Dáil summer recess…

# tuam - Sunday 29 June, 2014

'There's a nurse leaving the room with my baby... I said to my sister “where’s she gone?”....'
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'There's a nurse leaving the room with my baby... I said to my sister “where’s she gone?”....'

Jun 29th 2014, 7:50 PM 72,006 Views 104 Comments

After her first harrowing ordeal, Kathy McMahon was determined to keep her child the SECOND TIME she was sent to a mother-and-baby home…

# tuam - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Opinion: After two decades as a journalist, no project I’ve handled has been quite as harrowing
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Opinion: After two decades as a journalist, no project I’ve handled has been quite as harrowing

Jun 28th 2014, 7:50 PM 372 Views 39 Comments

In the course of compiling a book about the abuse of children in industrial schools, I came face to face with one of the darkest chapters in Ireland’s history.

# tuam - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

It's not just Tuam... Mother-and-baby probe needs to examine at least 100 institutions, Minister told
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It's not just Tuam... Mother-and-baby probe needs to examine at least 100 institutions, Minister told

Jun 25th 2014, 10:29 PM 13,509 Views 67 Comments

Survivors, campaigners and academics say the scope of the Commission may need to be widened to take in private nursing homes, mental institutions and smaller mother-and-baby homes.

# tuam - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Government reminded local authorities of their obligation to report infant deaths in mother and baby homes in 1946
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Government reminded local authorities of their obligation to report infant deaths in mother and baby homes in 1946

Jun 22nd 2014, 7:45 AM 5,626 Views 5 Comments

Maternity homes that did not notify the authorities were liable to be fined up to ten pounds.

# tuam - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Here are the state files recalled from the National Archives by the Department of Health
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Here are the state files recalled from the National Archives by the Department of Health

Jun 21st 2014, 7:00 AM 8,314 Views 11 Comments

Two of the files requisitioned by the department as part of the investigation into mother and baby homes relate to the Bon Secours home in Tuam.

# tuam - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

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

Jun 18th 2014, 11:29 AM 5,482 Views 1 Comment

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

Transitions Optical warns of 60 redundancies as work moves to Asia
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Transitions Optical warns of 60 redundancies as work moves to Asia

Jun 18th 2014, 10:56 AM 6,820 Views 40 Comments

It’s expected that redundancies will be completed by the end of the year.

# tuam - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Opinion: Where does fatherhood feature in story of mother-and-baby homes?
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Opinion: Where does fatherhood feature in story of mother-and-baby homes?

Jun 14th 2014, 7:00 PM 559 Views 73 Comments

Interestingly, in all the coverage about mother-and-baby homes over the past few weeks, the role of the fathers hasn’t been addressed to any extent.

# tuam - Friday 13 June, 2014

Opinion: It is a bittersweet time for victims of institutional abuse – the least we can do is listen
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Opinion: It is a bittersweet time for victims of institutional abuse – the least we can do is listen

Jun 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 23 Views 10 Comments

Victims of mother-and-baby homes as well as the Bethany Homes must finally have their voices heard.

Opinion: Abuse and neglect are being hidden in plain sight – but will we open our eyes?
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Opinion: Abuse and neglect are being hidden in plain sight – but will we open our eyes?

Jun 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 67 Views 38 Comments

History will judge us every bit as harshly as we are now judging the society which condemned women and children to mother-and-baby homes.

# tuam - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Department of Health says it will return state files to National Archive
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Department of Health says it will return state files to National Archive

Jun 12th 2014, 10:39 PM 8,702 Views 10 Comments

The records are there for anybody who wants to view them – unless there are personal details involved.

# tuam - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

"We're the ones who lived this our whole lives": Mother-and-baby home residents have some advice for the Government
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"We're the ones who lived this our whole lives": Mother-and-baby home residents have some advice for the Government

Jun 11th 2014, 7:15 PM 9,660 Views 20 Comments

Groups representing children born in the homes and women who gave birth in the institutions have been setting out their priorities for the investigation.

# tuam - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

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

Jun 10th 2014, 9:40 PM 19,855 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.

Bishops: We are reminded of a time when unmarried mothers were rejected by Church
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Bishops: We are reminded of a time when unmarried mothers were rejected by Church

Jun 10th 2014, 7:48 PM 11,052 Views 148 Comments

They encouraged all those who ran these homes to gather and offer up any documents that might be of assistance.

'Time to shed light on another dark period': Broad welcome for mother-and-baby investigation
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'Time to shed light on another dark period': Broad welcome for mother-and-baby investigation

Jun 10th 2014, 4:55 PM 9,722 Views 14 Comments

Campaign groups have broadly welcomed this afternoon’s developments. There was also an observation that the matter “could have been dealt with decades ago”.

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

Jun 10th 2014, 4:28 PM 11,359 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.

Commission of Investigation to examine mother and baby homes
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Commission of Investigation to examine mother and baby homes

Jun 10th 2014, 1:21 PM 5,082 Views 37 Comments

Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan said that “we need to establish the truth of this matter”.

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

Jun 10th 2014, 1:07 PM 12,238 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?
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Explainer: What is happening with the possible mass grave of children in Tuam?

Jun 10th 2014, 11:20 AM 56,969 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'
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Taoiseach: 'I think there is much more to this than one mother and baby home'

Jun 10th 2014, 8:48 AM 6,965 Views 36 Comments

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

Tuam mass grave to be discussed at Cabinet this morning
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Tuam mass grave to be discussed at Cabinet this morning

Jun 10th 2014, 7:51 AM 3,441 Views 23 Comments

Sinn Féin is calling for an independent judicial inquiry to be set up immediately.

# tuam - Monday 9 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jun 9th 2014, 10:51 PM 20,527 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about mother and baby homes, a homeless shelter and the death of Rik Mayall.

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report
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Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report

Jun 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,636 Views 184 Comments

It is believed the trials took place between 1960 to 1976.

Tusla given "sensitive, personal" records from three mother-and-baby homes
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Tusla given "sensitive, personal" records from three mother-and-baby homes

Jun 9th 2014, 7:11 PM 10,566 Views 29 Comments

The information relates to the Tuam home, Bessborough in Cork, and St Patrick’s on the Navan Road in Dublin.

Education Minister backs Archbishop's call for mother-and-baby homes investigation
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Education Minister backs Archbishop's call for mother-and-baby homes investigation

Jun 9th 2014, 9:02 AM 4,159 Views 29 Comments

Diarmuid Martin has called for a “full-bodied investigation” into all mother-and-baby homes.

# tuam - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Archbishop calls for 'full-bodied investigation' into all mother-and-baby homes
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Archbishop calls for 'full-bodied investigation' into all mother-and-baby homes

Jun 8th 2014, 8:20 PM 23,175 Views 431 Comments

Diarmuid Martin said that any investigation needs to ensure that the culture that existed in past has been stamped out.

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

Jun 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 245 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 - Saturday 7 June, 2014

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

Jun 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 43 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 - Friday 6 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jun 6th 2014, 10:54 PM 12,717 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about ground tests at the Tuam grave site, mayors and our improved credit rating.

Radar tests carried out on Tuam site to find mass grave
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Radar tests carried out on Tuam site to find mass grave

Jun 6th 2014, 10:52 PM 25,438 Views 126 Comments

The test has been commissioned by the Irish Mail on Sunday which will publish the results in this weekend’s edition of the paper.

The 5 at 5: Friday
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The 5 at 5: Friday

Jun 6th 2014, 4:41 PM 12,023 Views 5 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…