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#Institutions

# institutions - Monday 3 September, 2018

Over 9,500 people sign petition to block sale of former Dublin Magdalene Laundry
# Sean Mcdermott Street
# Sean Mcdermott Street

Over 9,500 people sign petition to block sale of former Dublin Magdalene Laundry

Sep 3rd 2018, 5:28 PM 25,689 Views 40 Comments

A vote on whether to sell the Sean McDermott Street Magdalene Laundry to a Japanese hotel chain has been adjourned.

# institutions - Friday 15 December, 2017

Australian child abuse report finds years of 'serious failings' in its institutions
# Abuse Report
# Abuse Report

Australian child abuse report finds years of 'serious failings' in its institutions

Dec 15th 2017, 7:07 AM 7,070 Views 33 Comments

In total, more than 4,000 institutions were accused of abuse.

# institutions - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman
# Opportunity Lost
# Opportunity Lost

Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman

Nov 23rd 2017, 11:30 AM 13,764 Views 21 Comments

The Ombudsman has been harshly critical of the Department of Justice in his report published this morning.

# institutions - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Congregation says government was 'forced' to set up €1.5 billion redress scheme for abuse victims
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

Congregation says government was 'forced' to set up €1.5 billion redress scheme for abuse victims

Apr 4th 2017, 7:53 AM 13,629 Views 45 Comments

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, one of the 18 congregations investigated by the Ryan Commission, has published a statement on the matter.

# institutions - Saturday 14 January, 2017

"We have always found ways to lock up mentally ill people": The disturbing history of Irish asylums
# Asylums
# Asylums

"We have always found ways to lock up mentally ill people": The disturbing history of Irish asylums

Jan 14th 2017, 9:00 PM 47,682 Views 37 Comments

A new book on the evolution of Irish psychiatry has been written by Irish psychiatrist Brendan Kelly.

# institutions - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry
# Investigation
# Investigation

Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry

Jul 16th 2014, 4:32 PM 4,718 Views 2 Comments

The Commission have been asked to include a wide range of institutions within their scope of their inquiry.

# institutions - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Opinion: Adoption, illegitimate children and ‘the bogey of proselytism’ in Catholic Ireland
# Adoption
# Adoption

Opinion: Adoption, illegitimate children and ‘the bogey of proselytism’ in Catholic Ireland

Jun 29th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,286 Views 59 Comments

The history of Ireland’s legal adoption battle is fraught with examples of church-state collusion, even after 1952 when legislation for it was finally enacted in Ireland.

# institutions - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Opinion: Tuam's 800 babies – a legacy of shame and horror beyond words
# Tuam
# Tuam

Opinion: Tuam's 800 babies – a legacy of shame and horror beyond words

Jun 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 1,295 Views 147 Comments

The misogynistic meddling of the Catholic church in affairs of this young state was detrimental to the blossoming of a whole, enlightened and fulfilled society – and nobody bore the brunt of that more than vulnerable women and their babies.

# institutions - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'It's time to do something' - The forgotten mass grave of 800 babies in Galway
# Unmarried Mothers
# Unmarried Mothers

'It's time to do something' - The forgotten mass grave of 800 babies in Galway

May 27th 2014, 10:56 PM 60,578 Views 188 Comments

A campaign is now under way to construct a memorial.

# institutions - Monday 23 December, 2013

Lenders will be required to introduce a board 'diversity policy' from 2015
# New Rules
# New Rules

Lenders will be required to introduce a board 'diversity policy' from 2015

Dec 23rd 2013, 5:35 PM 6,792 Views 15 Comments

It’s one of several changes in a revised corporate governance code issued by the Central Bank.

# institutions - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Bethany Home survivors to Taoiseach: "Please do not treat us differently"
# Redress
# Redress

Bethany Home survivors to Taoiseach: "Please do not treat us differently"

Jun 22nd 2013, 7:30 AM 3,243 Views 10 Comments

The group say that they have suffered physical and mental wounds due to their time in Bethany Home.

# institutions - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

In their own words: Survivors' accounts of life inside a Magdalene Laundry
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

In their own words: Survivors' accounts of life inside a Magdalene Laundry

Feb 5th 2013, 9:10 PM 31,096 Views 40 Comments

The report published today includes a section devoted to survivors’ first-hand accounts of life in a Laundry.

Religious orders offer apology for abuse in Magdalene Laundries
# Laundries
# Laundries

Religious orders offer apology for abuse in Magdalene Laundries

Feb 5th 2013, 7:05 PM 12,148 Views 85 Comments

The four orders whose Laundries were investigated in the report express regret for the abuse uncovered there.

Magdalene Laundries made very little money, says report
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Magdalene Laundries made very little money, says report

Feb 5th 2013, 6:10 PM 17,984 Views 38 Comments

Despite a common perception that the laundries were highly profitable, the report by Senator Martin McAleese says they barely broke even.

# institutions - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

The HEA proposes merging 39 colleges into 24
# Irish Colleges
# Irish Colleges

The HEA proposes merging 39 colleges into 24

Jan 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 7,077 Views 31 Comments

By reducing the number of institutions, the HEA believes it will improve quality, increase capacity and be better value.

# institutions - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

27 bankers earning over €500,000 a year
# Bankers
# Bankers

27 bankers earning over €500,000 a year

Nov 20th 2012, 9:19 PM 11,604 Views 120 Comments

Figures released today show that 20 of the staff are in Bank of Ireland, while seven are in the IBRC. Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty said that he is “amazed and raging”.

# institutions - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

10 per cent of Irish population living in food poverty
# Food Poverty
# Food Poverty

10 per cent of Irish population living in food poverty

Oct 16th 2012, 10:21 AM 9,196 Views 114 Comments

Those most at risk are those with low incomes, young families and lone parents, according to research commissioned by the Department of Social Protection.

# institutions - Monday 11 June, 2012

Child abuse helpline sees large increase in calls
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Child abuse helpline sees large increase in calls

Jun 11th 2012, 10:46 AM 959 Views 0 Comments

Some callers said they had harmed themselves, while others reported eating disorders and relationship difficulties.

# institutions - Friday 22 July, 2011

Will religious congregations attend key meeting with Ruairí Quinn?
# Ryan Report
# Ryan Report

Will religious congregations attend key meeting with Ruairí Quinn?

Jul 22nd 2011, 8:00 AM 255 Views 3 Comments

How much compensation the Church pays to victims of abuse in residential institutions is up for discussion.

# institutions - Monday 30 May, 2011

Belgian church to compensate victims for abuse
# Belgium
# Belgium

Belgian church to compensate victims for abuse

May 30th 2011, 3:07 PM 196 Views 0 Comments

The Catholic church in Belgium said that in recognition of its “moral responsibility and the expectations of society” it will ensure those who suffered sexual abuse at the hands of clergy will be compensated.