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# mother and baby homes series

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How legal threats and the Ryan Commission's legacy impacted Mother and Baby Home inquiry
'Yet another blow to survivors': Women get few answers as Commissioner defends report
Survivors and politicians express anger over Mother and Baby Home event
'Women would disappear and no one said anything': Breaking the silence on mother and baby homes
'Significant victory' for campaigners as planning permission for Bessborough apartments is refused
'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information
Geraldine was born in St Patrick's, her sister Pauline was born in Bessborough - 50 years later they found each other
Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest
O'Gorman stresses GSK's 'moral obligation' over vaccine trials but company's position 'remains unchanged'
Bessborough survivor says more women 'will die not knowing if their child is rotting in a septic tank'
'My foster father wiped down everything I touched': Call to tackle racism in social care
'It's a children's burial ground': Expert claims map of Bessborough site is correct
Survivors call plan to build apartments at Bessborough site 'an abhorrent act of desecration'
UN asked to intervene over Ireland's response to 'systemic racism' in mother and baby homes
'Is she dead or alive?': Call for inquests into deaths at mother and baby homes
'There can be no more messing about': Push for law to allow exhumations at mother and baby homes
Philomena Lee among women taking legal action against findings in Mother and Baby Home report
'Pay us and acknowledge what happened': Mother and baby home survivors want compensation and a remembrance day
O'Gorman says adopted people will get birth certs and other information under new legislation
'If the Commission dissolves tomorrow, we'll be denied justice': Survivor says testimony was 'misrepresented'
O'Gorman says there is 'no meaningful reason' to extend Mother and Baby Homes Commission
TDs ask how testimony 'miraculously appeared down back of sofa', as time runs out to extend Commission
Call for TDs to get free vote on extension of Mother and Baby Homes Commission
'My mother gave birth to three children in three mother and baby homes in three years'
O'Gorman says Mother and Baby Homes Commission *may* be able to retrieve recordings
UK police refer county home survivor back to gardaí over destruction of testimony
Audio recordings of Mother and Baby Home testimony 'cannot be retrieved', O'Gorman confirms
County home survivor told to contact police in England, not gardaí, over destruction of testimony
'A nun poured urine on my head because I snored': Survivors contact DPC and gardaí over destruction of testimony
'Lives could be saved': Woman with MS says adopted people should have access to medical history
Chair of mother and baby home commission declines invitation to appear before Children's Committee
Varadkar says he was 'quite surprised' that mother and baby home testimony was destroyed
'Adding insult to injury': Anger over mother and baby home recordings being destroyed
Babies from Cork County Home were buried in coffins with adults or amputated limbs
'The brother whipped him until his back was bleeding, then gave him an orange to keep quiet'
Children's Committee wants Chair of Mother and Baby Homes Commission to answer questions
'Illegitimate children could contaminate the morals of society so had to be hidden and illegally adopted'
'We were told our mothers were prostitutes and ne'er-do-wells. My mother was a senior civil servant, aged 30'
How a God-fearing Ireland shamed, abandoned and punished its 'fallen' women and girls
5-year investigation finds at least 9,000 children died in Ireland's mother and baby homes