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#mcaleese report

# mcaleese-report - Thursday 28 November, 2013

UN anti-torture body questions Ireland's record on abortion and Magdalenes

It is the second time this month that a UN agency has voiced concerns about Ireland’s record.

# mcaleese-report - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

First payments to Madgalene Laundry survivors will be made in 4 to 6 weeks

Speaking in the Dáil this evening, Shatter said that over 600 applications have been made for lump-sum payments from the redress scheme set up in the wake of the McAleese report.

# mcaleese-report - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Shatter: I can't go in a tank and force Magdalene orders to pay compensation

Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said he is disappointed that religious orders implicated in the Magdalene Laundries scandal will not contribute to the compensation fund for survivors.

# mcaleese-report - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Poll: Should religious orders pay compensation for the Magdalene laundries? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should religious orders pay compensation for the Magdalene laundries?

The State has set up a compensation fund for survivors of the Magdalene laundries – but questions have been raised about whether the religious orders should pay up too.

# mcaleese-report - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

FF table motion calling for State apology to Magdalenes

Fianna Fail have called for the establishment of a dedicated unit within the Department of Justice and Equality to co-ordinate remaining aspects of the State’s response to victims of the Magdalene Laundries.

# mcaleese-report - Monday 11 February, 2013

Lisa McInerney: Magdalene atrocities happened because society allowed them to

The hand of the State and religious bodies in what happened to the women of the Laundries is clear – but the hard facts of the McAleese report also shows that the Irish public was complicit too.