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#Institutions

# institutions - Monday 3 September, 2018

Over 9,500 people sign petition to block sale of former Dublin Magdalene Laundry

A vote on whether to sell the Sean McDermott Street Magdalene Laundry to a Japanese hotel chain has been adjourned.

# institutions - Friday 15 December, 2017

Australian child abuse report finds years of 'serious failings' in its institutions

In total, more than 4,000 institutions were accused of abuse.

# institutions - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman

The Ombudsman has been harshly critical of the Department of Justice in his report published this morning.

# institutions - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Congregation says government was 'forced' to set up €1.5 billion redress scheme for abuse victims

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, one of the 18 congregations investigated by the Ryan Commission, has published a statement on the matter.

# institutions - Saturday 14 January, 2017

"We have always found ways to lock up mentally ill people": The disturbing history of Irish asylums

A new book on the evolution of Irish psychiatry has been written by Irish psychiatrist Brendan Kelly.

# institutions - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry

The Commission have been asked to include a wide range of institutions within their scope of their inquiry.

# institutions - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Opinion: Adoption, illegitimate children and ‘the bogey of proselytism’ in Catholic Ireland

The history of Ireland’s legal adoption battle is fraught with examples of church-state collusion, even after 1952 when legislation for it was finally enacted in Ireland.

# institutions - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Opinion: Tuam's 800 babies – a legacy of shame and horror beyond words

The misogynistic meddling of the Catholic church in affairs of this young state was detrimental to the blossoming of a whole, enlightened and fulfilled society – and nobody bore the brunt of that more than vulnerable women and their babies.

# institutions - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'It's time to do something' - The forgotten mass grave of 800 babies in Galway

A campaign is now under way to construct a memorial.

# institutions - Monday 23 December, 2013

Lenders will be required to introduce a board 'diversity policy' from 2015

It’s one of several changes in a revised corporate governance code issued by the Central Bank.

# institutions - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Bethany Home survivors to Taoiseach: "Please do not treat us differently"

The group say that they have suffered physical and mental wounds due to their time in Bethany Home.

# institutions - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

In their own words: Survivors' accounts of life inside a Magdalene Laundry

The report published today includes a section devoted to survivors’ first-hand accounts of life in a Laundry.

Religious orders offer apology for abuse in Magdalene Laundries

The four orders whose Laundries were investigated in the report express regret for the abuse uncovered there.

Magdalene Laundries made very little money, says report

Despite a common perception that the laundries were highly profitable, the report by Senator Martin McAleese says they barely broke even.

# institutions - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

The HEA proposes merging 39 colleges into 24

By reducing the number of institutions, the HEA believes it will improve quality, increase capacity and be better value.

# institutions - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

27 bankers earning over €500,000 a year

Figures released today show that 20 of the staff are in Bank of Ireland, while seven are in the IBRC. Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty said that he is “amazed and raging”.

# institutions - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

10 per cent of Irish population living in food poverty

Those most at risk are those with low incomes, young families and lone parents, according to research commissioned by the Department of Social Protection.

# institutions - Monday 11 June, 2012

Child abuse helpline sees large increase in calls

Some callers said they had harmed themselves, while others reported eating disorders and relationship difficulties.

# institutions - Friday 22 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning: Victory on our bailout interest, former NotW editor drops bombshell on James Murdoch, and Simon Cowell’s latest legal headache

Will religious congregations attend key meeting with Ruairí Quinn?

How much compensation the Church pays to victims of abuse in residential institutions is up for discussion.

# institutions - Monday 30 May, 2011

Belgian church to compensate victims for abuse

The Catholic church in Belgium said that in recognition of its “moral responsibility and the expectations of society” it will ensure those who suffered sexual abuse at the hands of clergy will be compensated.

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