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Residential Institutions Redress Board

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Monday 3 March, 2014

Column: Attempts to silence survivors of symphysiotomy must be fought

Reliance on ex gratia redress schemes should be read against a backdrop of Government reluctance to allow these victims – and others like them – to speak on their own terms about the recent past, writes Máiréad Enright.

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Final cost of abuse fund to reach €1.46bn, religious orders still short on their contribution

Figures presented to Cabinet today show that a scheme set up to compensate thousands of victims of abuse in residential institutions has received 15,396 applications since it was set up over a decade ago.

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Monday 1 October, 2012

Congregations have ‘moral obligation’ to meet costs for abuse victims – Quinn

Writing in the Irish Examiner today, Education Minister Ruairí Quinn says that religious congregations must meet their obligation to victims of residential abuse.

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Friday 17 August, 2012

TD welcomes barrister fees cut

Seán Crowe said money paid to the legal profession by the board that compensated survivors of residential abuse was one of the worst examples of a “flawed system”.

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Friday 14 October, 2011

Group calls for State apology to Magdalene laundry survivors

Victims of the laundries should also be compensated for lost earnings over their time there, Justice For Magdalenes said.