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#maternity homes

# maternity-homes - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Mother and baby homes believed to give Irish women 'every chance of keeping their secret'

A report into ‘destitute Irish girls’ investigated the problem of unmarried pregnant women travelling to England.

# maternity-homes - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry

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

# maternity-homes - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Here's a list of maternity homes in Ireland in 1947

Under the Maternity Homes Act 1934 every local authority in Ireland had to register the maternity homes in the county with the Department of Health.

Government reminded local authorities of their obligation to report infant deaths in mother and baby homes in 1946

Maternity homes that did not notify the authorities were liable to be fined up to ten pounds.