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#Bon Secours

# bon-secours - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

'We did not live up to our Christianity': Bon Secours apologises for Tuam mother and baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

'We did not live up to our Christianity': Bon Secours apologises for Tuam mother and baby home

Jan 13th 2021, 11:18 AM 27,780 Views 102 Comments

Historian Catherine Corless said she is grateful for the “honest” statement.

# bon-secours - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Religious order that ran Tuam says it was 'under supervision, direction and inspection' of Irish State
# Confidential Letter
# Confidential Letter

Religious order that ran Tuam says it was 'under supervision, direction and inspection' of Irish State

Mar 26th 2019, 6:30 AM 21,254 Views 78 Comments

That’s according to a confidential letter to a government minister.

# bon-secours - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Government sought more money from Bon Secours Sisters for Tuam burial site excavation works
# Tuam Mother And Baby Home
# Tuam Mother And Baby Home

Government sought more money from Bon Secours Sisters for Tuam burial site excavation works

Oct 24th 2018, 4:08 PM 11,728 Views 40 Comments

The religious order has pledged €2.5 million towards the works which will cost between €6-€13m.

# bon-secours - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home

Apr 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 21,366 Views 38 Comments

The Commission into Mother and Baby Homes wrote to Minister Katherine Zappone before the ‘very shocking’ news broke.

# bon-secours - Monday 13 March, 2017

Poll: Should the State take over hospitals owned by the Catholic Church?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the State take over hospitals owned by the Catholic Church?

Mar 13th 2017, 8:37 AM 25,489 Views 230 Comments

There have been calls for the hospitals to be handed over, amid criticism in relation to compensation owed to abuse victims.

# bon-secours - Friday 10 March, 2017

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD

Mar 10th 2017, 12:40 PM 21,683 Views 149 Comments

“Age should not diminish responsibility,” said the Independent Alliance TD.

# bon-secours - Sunday 5 March, 2017

'You were just a bastard in their eyes. But they can't hide from the truth now'
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

'You were just a bastard in their eyes. But they can't hide from the truth now'

Mar 5th 2017, 8:05 AM 112,936 Views 262 Comments

PJ Haverty’s mother spent five years hammering on the door of the Tuam home trying to get the nuns to return her son – instead they gave him away.

# bon-secours - Friday 3 March, 2017

Nuns who ran Tuam home have 'no comment' to make on today's revelations
# Bon Secours Sisters
# Bon Secours Sisters

Nuns who ran Tuam home have 'no comment' to make on today's revelations

Mar 3rd 2017, 2:49 PM 61,523 Views 137 Comments

They did say that they are fully committed to the Commission of Investigation ‘seeking the truth’ about what happened.

Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home
# Mass Grave
# Mass Grave

Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home

Mar 3rd 2017, 11:26 AM 249,529 Views 442 Comments

In a statement, the Commission said it is “shocked by the discovery” and its investigation is continuing.

# bon-secours - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Second excavation gets underway into alleged mass grave at Mother and Baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

Second excavation gets underway into alleged mass grave at Mother and Baby home

Feb 8th 2017, 2:19 PM 17,007 Views 46 Comments

It is alleged that 800 babies are buried at the site of the Mother and Baby Home in Galway.

# bon-secours - Monday 19 September, 2016

File to be sent to DPP regarding alleged sexual assault at Bon Secours Hospital
# Tralee
# Tralee

File to be sent to DPP regarding alleged sexual assault at Bon Secours Hospital

Sep 19th 2016, 9:18 PM 18,293 Views 11 Comments

A woman in her 60s claims to have been raped by a medic at the hospital earlier this month.

# bon-secours - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault at hospital in Kerry
# Tralee
# Tralee

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault at hospital in Kerry

Sep 18th 2016, 9:09 AM 31,588 Views 7 Comments

The incident is said to have happened last weekend.

# bon-secours - Friday 20 November, 2015

There are 625 jobs on the way in the Rebel County (and another 50 in Dublin)
# Happy News
# Happy News

There are 625 jobs on the way in the Rebel County (and another 50 in Dublin)

Nov 20th 2015, 6:12 PM 25,844 Views 70 Comments

Business outsourcing group Voxpro lead the charge in Cork city, while the Bon Secours hospital group isn’t far behind.

# bon-secours - Monday 13 October, 2014

Row brews over Terry Prone Tuam babies email
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Row brews over Terry Prone Tuam babies email

Oct 13th 2014, 5:28 PM 46,226 Views 72 Comments

“If you come here, you’ll find no mass grave, no evidence that children were ever so buried”

# bon-secours - Friday 10 October, 2014

Opinion: Questions remain unanswered over the Tuam mother-and-baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

Opinion: Questions remain unanswered over the Tuam mother-and-baby home

Oct 10th 2014, 12:04 PM 222 Views 24 Comments

To understand what happened, it is vital to hold inquests into the deaths of all those buried at the site of the former home.

# bon-secours - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Here are the state files recalled from the National Archives by the Department of Health
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Here are the state files recalled from the National Archives by the Department of Health

Jun 21st 2014, 7:00 AM 8,320 Views 11 Comments

Two of the files requisitioned by the department as part of the investigation into mother and baby homes relate to the Bon Secours home in Tuam.

# bon-secours - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Here's how to make a submission to the mother and baby homes inquiry
# Terms Of Reference
# Terms Of Reference

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

Jun 18th 2014, 11:29 AM 5,494 Views 1 Comment

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

# bon-secours - Friday 13 June, 2014

Opinion: Abuse and neglect are being hidden in plain sight – but will we open our eyes?
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

Opinion: Abuse and neglect are being hidden in plain sight – but will we open our eyes?

Jun 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 74 Views 38 Comments

History will judge us every bit as harshly as we are now judging the society which condemned women and children to mother-and-baby homes.

# bon-secours - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Explainer: What is happening with the possible mass grave of children in Tuam?
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Explainer: What is happening with the possible mass grave of children in Tuam?

Jun 10th 2014, 11:20 AM 57,094 Views 202 Comments

We look at how the story has unfolded, and the many, many questions that still remain.

# bon-secours - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Opinion: Horror doesn't belong to the past, Ireland's most vulnerable are still marginalised and neglected
# Children
# Children

Opinion: Horror doesn't belong to the past, Ireland's most vulnerable are still marginalised and neglected

Jun 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 250 Views 41 Comments

These are the unpalatable facts: we are living at a time of growing homelessness and food poverty, and we allow vulnerable children to socially excluded, neglected and ignored.

# bon-secours - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Aaron McKenna: The nation, not just the Church, bears responsibility for horrors of the past
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

Aaron McKenna: The nation, not just the Church, bears responsibility for horrors of the past

Jun 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 49 Views 161 Comments

For Irish people who lived through these times to claim no knowledge of what went on in places like Tuam is disingenuous – and smacks of “I was only following orders”.

# bon-secours - Friday 6 June, 2014

Radar tests carried out on Tuam site to find mass grave
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

Radar tests carried out on Tuam site to find mass grave

Jun 6th 2014, 10:52 PM 25,443 Views 126 Comments

The test has been commissioned by the Irish Mail on Sunday which will publish the results in this weekend’s edition of the paper.

# bon-secours - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Jun 5th 2014, 1:13 PM 9,853 Views 2 Comments

Catch up as you refuel.

TD calls for Tuam mass grave to be declared a crime scene
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

TD calls for Tuam mass grave to be declared a crime scene

Jun 5th 2014, 12:58 PM 13,836 Views 178 Comments

Catherine Murphy was among those to call for a full public inquiry into the situation.

# bon-secours - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Allegations about mass grave of 800 babies 'being taken very, very seriously'
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

Allegations about mass grave of 800 babies 'being taken very, very seriously'

Jun 3rd 2014, 7:50 PM 46,982 Views 270 Comments

“This is turning into a horrific account of maltreatment, neglect and a complete abdication of responsibility”.

# bon-secours - Thursday 9 September, 2010

Woman to sue over delayed cancer diagnosis
# Delayed Diagnosis
# Delayed Diagnosis

Woman to sue over delayed cancer diagnosis

Sep 9th 2010, 12:45 PM 403 Views 0 Comments

A cancer suffer has appealed to the High Court to speed up her hearing because of her poor prognosis.