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# mother and baby homes series

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Long-awaited Burials Bill to be published next week
'I'll protest until I die': Call for 'forgotten' boarded out children to be given redress
Adopted people to get access to their birth certs and other records under new legislation
Mother told daughter would 'get a needle in her arm every day' until she signed adoption papers
Mother & Baby Homes: Just 40 survivors get health files amid row over GPs signing off on requests
Tuam site may finally be excavated in 2022 - five years after 'significant' human remains found
'We've been totally vindicated': State admits rights of Mother & Baby Home survivors were breached
Mother and Baby Homes: Philomena Lee and Mary Harney cases back before High Court today
'My mother didn't want people to know I existed': One woman's mission to find her identity
Ruling in Mother and Baby Home court cases pushed back until January
Over 30 experts ask O'Gorman to change redress scheme so it considers 'impact of early trauma'
'They're waiting for more of us to die': Women whose children were taken react to redress scheme
'She had no choice': High Court told Philomena Lee did not consent to her son being adopted
'Gardaí returned women who escaped': Philomena Lee & Mary Harney challenge Commission in High Court
Mother and Baby Homes: High Court to hear cases as Philomena Lee and others challenge report
'No understanding of trauma': Survivors hit out at 6-month rule & legal waiver in redress scheme
Mother and Baby Homes: 34,000 survivors eligible for compensation in €800m redress scheme
'Can you put a price on trauma?': Redress scheme for survivors of mother and baby homes ready
'Groundbreaking': Survivors welcome inquiry into Mother and Baby Homes in Northern Ireland
40 years of nothing, then a message saying 'I'm your son': Mother & son reunite after 4 decades
UN experts warn Burials Bill may 'create obstacles' to examining deaths at Mother & Baby Homes
'Four years on and still no action': Call for Tuam mother and baby home site to be excavated
Bethany Home survivor Derek Leinster lodges legal proceedings against Irish State
Survivors consider legal action to get health records amid 'bizarre' row with department
Vomiting and fever among side effects experienced by children who took part in GSK trials
Woman's signature forged on letter saying nuns from Mother and Baby Home 'deserve a medal'
Mother and Baby Home cases to be heard by High Court in November
Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year
Mother and Baby Homes: Three test cases could be used as survivors seek judicial review
O'Gorman 'welcomes' new report that contradicts findings of Mother and Baby Home Commission
Department 'in breach of EU law' unless it gives health records to Mother and Baby Home survivors
'The dead don't have GDPR rights': Woman considers legal action after department denies info request
'The Irish Handmaid's Tale': Mother and Baby Home survivor says reality was worse than fiction
Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report
Committee 'disappointed' by commissioners' refusal to attend meeting but 'accepts it'
'Rape' and 'incest' listed as 'current relationship status' options on Commission form
'I am fuming, it's so disrespectful': Survivors react to commissioners' refusal to appear before Oireachtas
Varadkar says refusal by Mother and Baby Homes commissioners to face Oireachtas is 'deeply regrettable'
Minister tells survivors he believes them as opposition call report 'whitewashed fiction'
Pressure mounts on Mother and Baby Home commissioners as Oireachtas committee reissues invite