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#Magdalen Laundries

# magdalen-laundries - Saturday 18 September, 2021

'Will this be Opportunity Lost 2.0?': State must 'learn from mistakes' of past redress schemes
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

'Will this be Opportunity Lost 2.0?': State must 'learn from mistakes' of past redress schemes

Sep 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,678 Views 0 Comments

A new book explores Magdalene laundries and the State’s response to institutional abuse.

# magdalen-laundries - Monday 27 August, 2018

Marie Collins: Pope was 'not familiar' with Magdalen laundries or industrial schools
# Not Clear
# Not Clear

Marie Collins: Pope was 'not familiar' with Magdalen laundries or industrial schools

Updated Aug 27th 2018, 1:46 PM 38,094 Views 58 Comments

The pope was “not clear” on the issues during Saturday’s meeting, Collins said.

# magdalen-laundries - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Flanagan calls for Magdalen survivors of 'adjoining institutions' to contact government over redress
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

Flanagan calls for Magdalen survivors of 'adjoining institutions' to contact government over redress

Jul 8th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,302 Views 8 Comments

Previously, women who had worked in a laundry but not actually lived there had been denied state compensation.

# magdalen-laundries - 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.

# magdalen-laundries - Monday 14 July, 2014

Austerity has 'weakened' the human rights of Ireland's most vulnerable
# United Nations
# United Nations

Austerity has 'weakened' the human rights of Ireland's most vulnerable

Jul 14th 2014, 11:44 AM 7,620 Views 36 Comments

The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.

# magdalen-laundries - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Magdalene survivors launch oral history of the institutions
# Magdalen Laundries
# Magdalen Laundries

Magdalene survivors launch oral history of the institutions

Sep 28th 2013, 9:45 AM 3,549 Views 5 Comments

The project interviewed survivors who worked and lived in the Magdalene Laundries, as well as relatives and members of the Religious Orders.

# magdalen-laundries - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Column: The Catholic Church owes the women of the Magdalene Laundries
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Catholic Church owes the women of the Magdalene Laundries

Jul 2nd 2013, 2:20 PM 430 Views 39 Comments

The Catholic Church and the Irish State were both responsible for incarcerating women in the Magdalene Laundries – and so both must pay, writes Anne Ferris TD.

# magdalen-laundries - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Human Rights Commission: The State failed Magdalene women
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Human Rights Commission: The State failed Magdalene women

Jun 18th 2013, 9:45 PM 6,153 Views 17 Comments

The IHRC has assessed the human rights implications for the State of what occurred in the Magdalene Laundries.

# magdalen-laundries - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Magdalenes hope for an apology after a long fight
# JFM
# JFM

Magdalenes hope for an apology after a long fight

Feb 2nd 2013, 8:10 AM 8,015 Views 38 Comments

According to one survivors’ group, Tuesday offers an opportunity to the Government to do “the right thing”.

# magdalen-laundries - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

The Evening Fix...now with added 'faces badly in need of a fist'
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added 'faces badly in need of a fist'

Jan 9th 2013, 7:51 PM 9,478 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Report on Magdalen Laundries to be published soon
# Ireland's Past
# Ireland's Past

Report on Magdalen Laundries to be published soon

Jan 9th 2013, 2:05 PM 3,132 Views 22 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter said the report will be submitted to him within 10 days.