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# burials - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Commission finds remains of at least 42 infants in burial plot of former mother and baby home
# Sean Ross Abbey
# Sean Ross Abbey

Commission finds remains of at least 42 infants in burial plot of former mother and baby home

Jan 12th 2021, 3:22 PM 23,526 Views 36 Comments

6,414 women were admitted to Sean Ross Abbey and 6,079 children were born or admitted there between 1931 and 1969.

5-year investigation finds at least 9,000 children died in Ireland's mother and baby homes
# Final Report
# Final Report

5-year investigation finds at least 9,000 children died in Ireland's mother and baby homes

Jan 12th 2021, 3:00 PM 41,428 Views 100 Comments
  • Document details the experiences of women and children who lived in 14 mother and baby homes and four county homes.
  • Commission recommends redress, services such as counselling and enhanced medical cards.
  • Taoiseach to give State apology over mother and baby homes in the Dáil tomorrow.
'Accept responsibility and we might accept your apology': Survivors brace themselves for mother and baby home report
# Mary Harney
# Mary Harney

'Accept responsibility and we might accept your apology': Survivors brace themselves for mother and baby home report

Jan 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 26,590 Views 48 Comments

The long-awaited report will be published today – and survivors want “urgent” action on foot of it.

# burials - Monday 11 January, 2021

Varadkar supports investigation into 'disrespectful' leak of mother and baby home information
# Burials
# Burials

Varadkar supports investigation into 'disrespectful' leak of mother and baby home information

Jan 11th 2021, 10:19 AM 27,286 Views 62 Comments

“I think it was very disrespectful the fact that elements of it were leaked and appeared in a Sunday paper,” the Tánaiste said.

How a 'surprising' lack of burial records impacted the work of the mother and baby home commission
# Bessborough
# Bessborough

How a 'surprising' lack of burial records impacted the work of the mother and baby home commission

Jan 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 21,004 Views 29 Comments

Ahead of the commission’s final report being published tomorrow, we’re taking a look back at its interim reports.

# burials - Sunday 25 June, 2017

This is what a Dubliner looked like in the 16th century
# THE TUDORS
# THE TUDORS

This is what a Dubliner looked like in the 16th century

Jun 25th 2017, 8:30 PM 41,511 Views 54 Comments

Facial reconstruction analysis has been performed on a skull discovered at the entrance of Trinity College in 2014.

# burials - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Mass graves, bodysnatchers and crematoriums: Ireland's history with death
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mass graves, bodysnatchers and crematoriums: Ireland's history with death

Jul 31st 2016, 11:15 AM 1,107 Views 14 Comments

The authors of Grave Matters talk about death through the ages.

# burials - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone
# Burials
# Burials

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone

Nov 25th 2014, 3:36 PM 5,391 Views 2 Comments

Proper burials of the dead is preserving the dignity of the deceased.

# burials - Friday 6 June, 2014

There needs to be more competition between graveyards, apparently
# Cemetery Regulator
# Cemetery Regulator

There needs to be more competition between graveyards, apparently

Jun 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,275 Views 29 Comments

Today TDs will debate a Bill that seeks to end “non-transparent” behaviour by cemetery authorities.

# burials - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Photos: Cave excavation shows flowers used in burials over 13,000 years ago
# Burials
# Burials

Photos: Cave excavation shows flowers used in burials over 13,000 years ago

Jul 4th 2013, 9:00 PM 9,997 Views 38 Comments

The Natufians, the first people in the world to abandon the nomadic way of life, buried their dead on beds of colourful and sweet-smelling plants.