#Justice for Magdalenes
# justice-for-magdalenes - Sunday 6 March, 2016
At least 1,663 former Magdalene women are buried in cemeteries in Ireland – many in unmarked graves.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Wednesday 10 June, 2015
Some Magdelene survivors are “disappointed” with government support measures.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Friday 23 May, 2014
The scheme will cost the State up to €60 million.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Wednesday 5 February, 2014
JFM Research made the call after the United Nations denounced the Catholic Church for allowing priests to rape children.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Friday 8 November, 2013
Justice for Magdalenes Research pointed to the length of time the McAleese Report said most women stayed in the laundries, compared to how long survivors actually stayed in them.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
Magdalene Survivors said the women who worked in the laundries are ‘flabbergasted’ that the State is allowing this to happen.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Tuesday 18 June, 2013
The Justice for Magdalenes Research group has called for immediate redress following a report into the State involvement with Magdalene laundries.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Friday 17 May, 2013
The group said that it has ended its political campaign now that the objectives of an apology and a redress scheme for Magdalene survivors have been achieved.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Monday 11 March, 2013
Justice for Magdalenes is to meet with Justice John Quirke this week to discuss the establishment of a redress scheme.
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# justice-for-magdalenes - Sunday 24 February, 2013
There are concerns for some women still shy about coming forward with their stories.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Tuesday 19 February, 2013
Justice for Magdalenes acknowledged the “sincere and heartfelt words of sorrow on behalf of all Irish citizens and the Irish State” expressed by the Taoiseach this evening.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Saturday 16 February, 2013
Meanwhile, the Justice for Magdalenes group has published a redacted version of its principal submission on the laundries online.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Monday 11 February, 2013
Members of the Magdalene Survivors Together will meet with Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon but another group has sought clarification on the purpose of any meeting.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Sunday 10 February, 2013
A group of women represented by the Magdalene Survivors Together group will meet with Enda Kenny on Monday afternoon.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
There were mixed messages across the world’s newspapers and news websites today.
“I don’t want to use that type of language,” said the Minister for Justice.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Tuesday 5 February, 2013
The report published today includes a section devoted to survivors’ first-hand accounts of life in a Laundry.
The waiting game continues for survivors of the Magdalen Laundries despite report confirming direct State involvement in the system.
From Enda Kenny’s non-apology to the record of previous governments, here’s what people on Twitter had to say about the Magdalene Laundry report.
The country’s biggest trade union says mental anguish cannot be undone, and survivors should be compensated adequately.
A selection of numerical statistics drawn from the Inter-Departmental report, and about the report itself.
Amnesty International Ireland says the Magdalenes report reveals “major human rights abuses” and demands urgent action.
Senator McAleese said he hopes his report brings healing and peace of mind to survivors.
Survivors are demanding an official State apology, as well as the return of lost wages and a proper compensation scheme.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Sunday 3 February, 2013
# justice-for-magdalenes - Saturday 2 February, 2013
According to one survivors’ group, Tuesday offers an opportunity to the Government to do “the right thing”.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Thursday 31 January, 2013
The report had been delayed on three separate occasions over a seven month period.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Friday 2 November, 2012
# justice-for-magdalenes - Tuesday 25 September, 2012
The motion, due to be tabled by Sinn Féin, is set to take place today and tomorrow.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Wednesday 19 September, 2012
“We got one egg a year” – survivors’ submission provides evidence of State interaction with Magdalene Laundries
Extracts from the Justice For Magdalenes submission to a Government committee about the State’s involvement at the institutions.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Tuesday 11 September, 2012
The committee chairperson Martin McAleese said that extra information has to be examined which could add “in a meaningful way” to the overall outcome.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Thursday 7 June, 2012
The Justice for Magdalenes group said that survivors and family members of survivors met with the Senator to discuss state interaction with the Magdalene Laundries.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Tuesday 29 May, 2012
It is almost a year since a United Nations Committee Against Torture recommended an independent inquiry and redress for former residents of the infamous Magdalene Laundries.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Friday 14 October, 2011
Victims of the laundries should also be compensated for lost earnings over their time there, Justice For Magdalenes said.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Wednesday 15 June, 2011
The government pledges to “establish the true facts and circumstances” relating to the laundries – but no apology for now.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Saturday 11 June, 2011
The Minister for Justice is expected to act on the recent findings of a UN committee regarding the institutions within the the next two weeks.
# justice-for-magdalenes - Wednesday 8 June, 2011
What the survivors of the Magdalene Laundries want first is an apology, and then redress. But do we owe it to ourselves to hold a full inquiry into the State’s role as well?
# justice-for-magdalenes - Monday 6 June, 2011
The Justice for Magdalenes group is calling for immediate action by the Government in the wake of the recommendations of the UNCAT report, which says that the State failed the girls and women of the Magdalene Laundries.
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