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# bessborough - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

'Straight away you could feel the horror of it': Nuns 'changed baby's name so he'd be easier to sell'

Bridget said her son’s name was changed from William to Gerard as he would be easier to offload.

'I gave birth to my child on a metal table at 18, alone in a room in a convent' Bessborough This post contains videos

'I gave birth to my child on a metal table at 18, alone in a room in a convent'

Deirdre Wadding says her time in the Cork mother and baby home in 1981 has haunted her ever since.

# bessborough - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Handover of 25,000 mother-and-baby files indicates "scale and breadth" of investigation

Some 25,000 files have been handed over by the Sacred Heart Adoption Society to the Cork offices of Government agency ‘TUSLA’.

# bessborough - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

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

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

# bessborough - Monday 9 June, 2014

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

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

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