# laundries - Today’s News
Coleman or Irwin? Houghton or Whelan? Ireland’s two favourite pundits had plenty to discuss.
# laundries - Wednesday 30 October, 2013
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties presented a list of recent developments in Ireland to the committee.
# laundries - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
Kathleen Whelan is one of two members of Magdalene Survivors Together who has died this year before receiving compensation.
# laundries - Thursday 18 July, 2013
A group representing survivors of the Magdalene laundries has asked people to withhold donations to their local Catholic church this weekend.
# laundries - Wednesday 17 July, 2013
# laundries - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
# laundries - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
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# laundries - 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.
# laundries - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
The guide for survivors is published ahead of a report by a former High Court judge into how the State can best provide redress and support for the women.
# laundries - Saturday 9 March, 2013
In an interview aired last night, two anonymous nuns defended the Magdalene laundries and said religious orders had no need to apologise.
The State has set up a compensation fund for survivors of the Magdalene laundries – but questions have been raised about whether the religious orders should pay up too.
# laundries - Saturday 23 February, 2013
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The group representing the survivors said that they will continue to push for redress and a memorial to children at the home buried in unmarked graves.
# laundries - Friday 22 February, 2013
The work, which went on display last night, features hundreds of stories about life in the Magdalene laundries.
# laundries - Wednesday 20 February, 2013
# laundries - Tuesday 19 February, 2013
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore told the women that “today is not the end” for them, and that “Ireland… was wrong, not you”.
Judge John Quirke will make recommendations on the criteria for the help the government can give to Magdalene Laundries survivors.
“I, as Taoiseach, on behalf of the State, the government and our citizens deeply regret and apologise unreservedly to all those women for the hurt that was done to them…”
# laundries - Friday 8 February, 2013
TDs will vote next Wednesday on whether to support a State apology, and to set up a unit to consider redress schemes.
# laundries - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
The statement issued by the party’s TDs and Senators this evening increases the pressure on Fine Gael in the wake of the Taoiseach’s non-apology.
The Departments of Finance, Health, Social Welfare and Education all used the laundry on Sean McDermott Street in Dublin.
# laundries - Tuesday 5 February, 2013
The report published today includes a section devoted to survivors’ first-hand accounts of life in a Laundry.
The four orders whose Laundries were investigated in the report express regret for the abuse uncovered there.
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.
“That is not an apology… it is a cop out,” survivors said of Enda Kenny’s comments in the Dáil this afternoon.
Senator McAleese said he hopes his report brings healing and peace of mind to survivors.
# laundries - 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.
# laundries - Friday 14 October, 2011
Victims of the laundries should also be compensated for lost earnings over their time there, Justice For Magdalenes said.