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#Redress

# redress - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Cabinet 'to make decision on Bethany Home next week'

The survivors who lived in the home have been calling for a number of years for redress and an apology for their time there.

# redress - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Taoiseach won't comment on redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims

Enda Kenny also rejected that Government has been secretive on issue and commits to meeting support groups

# redress - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress

Justice for Magdalenes research has published a guide, and said it will “empower” survivors when applying for the funds.

# redress - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Magdalene group seeks meeting with Shatter over 'deeply unfair' redress scheme

The compensation scheme announced this week falls far short of what’s required, survivors say.

# redress - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package

Members of the group Magdalene Survivors Together have demanded the religious orders which operated the laundry system be held responsible for the abuse that went on inside them.

‘Today is about justice’: Magdalene redress scheme details announced

The Magdalene survivors will all receive cash payments from €11,500 to €100,000, depending on their length of stay.

Details of Magdalene compensation scheme due today

The Minister for Justice is expected to be published details of the compensation and support scheme for hundreds of women who survived the laundries.

# redress - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Consideration on Bethany Home redress to be concluded 'in weeks'

Bethany survivor Derek Leinster said it is “breathtaking” and “great news” that an apology and redress could be on its way.

# redress - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Bethany Home survivors to Taoiseach: "Please do not treat us differently"

The group say that they have suffered physical and mental wounds due to their time in Bethany Home.

# redress - Friday 17 May, 2013

Justice for Magdalenes group ends its campaign

The group said that it has ended its political campaign now that the objectives of an apology and a redress scheme for Magdalene survivors have been achieved.

# redress - Sunday 21 April, 2013

"Against all the odds, I survived": Bethany Home survivors tell their stories

Two men who spent time in the Bethany Home as children spoke to TheJournal.ie about the neglect they say they experienced there.

# redress - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Bethany Home survivors to meet Shatter for redress and apology

The survivors of the Protestant-run Bethany home are calling for redress and an apology for their treatment at the home.

# redress - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Reilly to table Neary compensation plan before summer break

Earlier today, the 35 victims who were excluded from a previous redress scheme accused the Minister of reneging on promises.

Neary victims 'in limbo' as they wait for government 'to do the right thing'

Thirtyfive women who underwent unnecessary procedures at the hands of disgraced surgeon Michael Neary are still waiting on a redress scheme.

# redress - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Nearly 800 inquiries about Magdalene Laundries fund

The Department of Justice is asking women who were in the laundries to fill out a form registering their interest in receiving money from a special redress fund being set up.

# redress - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes

There are concerns for some women still shy about coming forward with their stories.

# redress - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Bethany Home survivors: "They will have to realise we are not going away"

The group representing the survivors said that they will continue to push for redress and a memorial to children at the home buried in unmarked graves.

# redress - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Magdalene redress scheme may be widened, Taoiseach indicates

Former residents of the Summerhill Training Centre and the notorious Bethany Home could also be in line for redress, Enda Kenny indicated in the Dáil this morning.

Magdalenes invited to contact Department as redress process begins

Survivors are being invited to contact the Department of Justice as a former judge leads the process of establishing the best way to compensate the women.

# redress - Monday 1 October, 2012

Congregations have 'moral obligation' to meet costs for abuse victims - Quinn

Writing in the Irish Examiner today, Education Minister Ruairí Quinn says that religious congregations must meet their obligation to victims of residential abuse.

# redress - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Magdalene survivors criticise 'unacceptable' delay for apology and redress

It is almost a year since a United Nations Committee Against Torture recommended an independent inquiry and redress for former residents of the infamous Magdalene Laundries.

# redress - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

'Delays' in redress for wronged Defence Forces staff

The Ombudsman for the Defence Forces has said that due to fiscal constraints, redress may not be available to some people in the short to medium term. A review of the system is to take place.

# redress - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Quinn to press ahead with religious orders meeting… will they show up?

A meeting to discuss congregations giving more towards the compensation bill is set for Friday, but religious orders are threatening to boycott.

# redress - Monday 6 June, 2011

UN Committee against Torture recommends inquiry into Magdalene Laundries

The Justice for Magdalenes group is calling for immediate action by the Government in the wake of the recommendations of the UNCAT report, which says that the State failed the girls and women of the Magdalene Laundries.