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Last week
9th June 2024 - 15th June 2024
Mother and Baby Homes: €31,000 is average redress payment made to survivors so far
Last month
May 2024
NI truth panel receives major record haul, boosting mother and baby home inquiry
Govt's plan for industrial school survivors 'ignores every recommendation' made by committee
This year
2024
Bethany Home survivor says excluding thousands from redress means 'shame will always hang over Ireland'
Patrick Anderson McQuoid is among the thousands of survivors ineligible for redress under the Government’s controversial scheme.
Patrick spent time in different institutions, he was malnourished and developed several health issues
"My hands and feet turned blue. There is no evidence of State inspection of my condition."
Patrick was sent to live with a couple, aged in their 50s, in Northern Ireland prior to adoption being made legal here
'I spent 1,300 days there and I get nothing': Mother and Baby Home survivors consider legal action
Thousands of people are excluded from the Government’s redress scheme.
"It's a kick in the gut. It's like being victimised all over again," one woman said
A number of survivors are considering legal action over their exclusion from the scheme
St Joseph's baby home in Stamullen is not covered by the scheme, despite a recommendation to include it
'A slap in the face': Mother and baby home survivors told they need photo ID to apply for redress
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said applicants who don’t have photo ID will be “treated empathetically and on a case-by-case basis”.
The Government's long-awaited redress scheme finally opens for applications today
Many elderly survivors do not have a passport, driving licence or Public Service Card
One man was told his mother cannot apply without photo ID, but he could apply on her behalf if she died
Controversial Mother and Baby Home redress scheme will open for applications next month
New law would compel members of Commissions of Investigation to appear before Oireachtas
Over 2,800 applications to Tusla's tracing service still awaiting social worker allocation
Last year
2023
Compel religious orders to pay redress, Sinn Féin TD says, as survivors mull legal action
Mother and Baby Home redress scheme won't open until next year, missing 2023 deadline
Excavation of Tuam mother and baby home site one step closer as Advisory Board is chosen
Government seeks experts to ensure Mother and Baby Home redress scheme doesn't break GDPR rules
Mother and Baby Homes: 'Morally obnoxious' and 'callous' redress scheme passes Dáil vote
TD says Mother and Baby Home redress is 'madness', Varadkar accuses her of 'demonising' govt
'I feel deflated, so low': Magdalene laundry survivor loses case at UN Committee Against Torture
'I was the child of a fallen woman': Boyd Barrett gives powerful speech in Mother & Baby debate
'Mothers had their children ripped out of their arms': 24,000 people excluded from redress
'Four lives were ripped apart': Woman plans legal action over mother's exclusion from redress
Tuam mother and baby home site will finally be excavated after Director is appointed next month
All time
Redacted Lives: Catch up on our documentary series about Mother and Baby Homes
'Five grand can't give me my son back': Mother and Baby Home survivors hit out at redress plans
Redacted Lives: Final episode explores redress and plans to excavate Tuam mother and baby home site
'I don't want to die not knowing': Adopted people share their search to find their identity
Redacted Lives: Mother and Baby Home survivors share if they found who they were looking for
Redacted Lives: Why survivors felt let down by the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes
Gardaí investigating 20 alleged crimes related to Mother and Baby Homes
Recruitment launched for Director who will oversee excavation of Tuam mother and baby home site
Redacted Lives: How boys robbing apples, and a local historian, uncovered a dark part of Irish history
'A remarkable man': Bethany Home campaigner Derek Leinster dies aged 81
'We were a pure Catholic nation - and anyone who challenged that in any way was punished'
Redacted Lives: The second episode of our new documentary series is out now
Tusla and AAI given new tracing powers after 'technical issue' arises with Birth Information Act
Mother and Baby Homes: Forum says Tusla is 'erratic, dysfunctional and devoid of trust'
Redacted Lives: The first episode of our new documentary series is out now
'Pregnant from Ireland' - A term many people didn't know until recently, even the women themselves
Mother and Baby Homes: Collaborative Forum's report to finally be published - after years of delays
Redacted Lives: New podcast will explore how families were torn apart by Mother and Baby Homes
'You're a Quinn, you're one of us': Woman adopted to US in 1960 finally meets her Irish family
Government told to sue religious orders, or seize their assets, if they refuse to pay redress