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# mbh-series - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Council unable to find burial place of babies despite checking records of 13 graveyards
# Bessborough
# Bessborough

Council unable to find burial place of babies despite checking records of 13 graveyards

Tue 12:05 AM 25,661 Views 0 Comments
  • Cork City Council has been unable to find the burial place of babies who apparently died in Bessborough, Órla Ryan reports
  • Mary Donovan believes her siblings may be buried in Bessborough - or have been adopted in the US
  • The twins are among 923 children who died at the mother and baby institution in Cork

# mbh-series - Monday 30 May, 2022

Bethany Home survivor 'highly concerned' by legal delays as State seeks more time to respond
# Derek Leinster
# Derek Leinster

Bethany Home survivor 'highly concerned' by legal delays as State seeks more time to respond

May 30th 2022, 2:28 PM 7,167 Views 0 Comments

The State believes parts of Derek Leinster’s case fall outside the statute of limitations.

# mbh-series - Friday 15 April, 2022

'People are dying before they get justice': Another member leaves Mother and Baby Home forum
# Redress
# Redress

'People are dying before they get justice': Another member leaves Mother and Baby Home forum

Apr 15th 2022, 7:00 AM 19,546 Views 0 Comments

Conrad Bryan said survivors are not being listened to when it comes to redress, so he’s taking matters into his own hands

# mbh-series - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Mother & Baby Homes: GPs no longer have to sign off on requests by survivors to get health records
# New Regulations
# New Regulations

Mother & Baby Homes: GPs no longer have to sign off on requests by survivors to get health records

Mar 29th 2022, 5:55 PM 7,922 Views 1 Comment

New regulations have come into force after months of uncertainty and threats of legal action.

Remembrance centre to be located at site of former Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott Street
# SITE OF CONSCIENCE
# SITE OF CONSCIENCE

Remembrance centre to be located at site of former Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott Street

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 4:45 PM 9,974 Views 2 Comments

The centre will honour survivors of mother and baby homes, industrial schools, reformatories, Magdalene laundries and related institutions.

# mbh-series - Sunday 6 March, 2022

'This will haunt the Government': Call for extension of MBH redress, or for new Commission to be held
# Boarded Out
# Boarded Out

'This will haunt the Government': Call for extension of MBH redress, or for new Commission to be held

Mar 6th 2022, 7:00 AM 12,794 Views 2 Comments

“If you don’t want to compensate people for violating their human rights, don’t violate their human rights.”

# mbh-series - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Burials Bill: New law will allow for Tuam mother and baby home and other sites to be excavated
# Coroner
# Coroner

Burials Bill: New law will allow for Tuam mother and baby home and other sites to be excavated

Updated Feb 22nd 2022, 4:25 PM 14,891 Views 23 Comments
  • The legislation will allow the excavation, recovery and analysis of remains at the site of the former mother and baby institutions
  • The restriction on the jurisdiction of the coroner has been removed entirely from the Bill
  • Catherine Corless said today is "a good day", Órla Ryan reports
Burials Bill will be published today, paving the way for Tuam site to finally be excavated
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Burials Bill will be published today, paving the way for Tuam site to finally be excavated

Feb 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 9,185 Views 19 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman will bring the draft legislation to Cabinet this morning.

# mbh-series - Friday 18 February, 2022

Long-awaited Burials Bill to be published next week
# Tuam
# Tuam

Long-awaited Burials Bill to be published next week

Feb 18th 2022, 2:58 PM 12,618 Views 7 Comments

If the legislation passes in the coming months, the site of the former mother and baby institution in Tuam may finally be excavated.

# mbh-series - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Mother told daughter would 'get a needle in her arm every day' until she signed adoption papers
# Vaccine Trials
# Vaccine Trials

Mother told daughter would 'get a needle in her arm every day' until she signed adoption papers

Jan 12th 2022, 12:05 AM 88,627 Views 0 Comments
  • Sally McAndrew says nuns threatened to put her in a vaccine trial when her mother put off signing her adoption papers
  • 'Every day you don’t sign, your daughter is getting a needle in her arm and will be screaming in pain'
  • Sally says her biological father received her home address when he paid £5,000 to nuns, Órla Ryan reports

# mbh-series - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Mother & Baby Homes: Just 40 survivors get health files amid row over GPs signing off on requests
# FOI
# FOI

Mother & Baby Homes: Just 40 survivors get health files amid row over GPs signing off on requests

Jan 9th 2022, 12:05 AM 27,409 Views 15 Comments
  • Only 40 survivors have received their medical files to date from the Department of Children, Órla Ryan reports
  • The majority of survivors received the records via Freedom of Information requests, rather than through GDPR
  • Just 10 people got their records after a GP signed off on the process, The Journal can reveal