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# religious-orders - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Government plans to scrap provision allowing church to appoint teachers and principals
# Religious Orders
# Religious Orders

Government plans to scrap provision allowing church to appoint teachers and principals

Dec 19th 2017, 8:39 PM 12,862 Views 46 Comments

Current criteria allows the Catholic church to appoint nuns, priests, monks and brothers as principals and teachers in schools.

# religious-orders - Friday 10 March, 2017

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD

Mar 10th 2017, 12:40 PM 21,666 Views 149 Comments

“Age should not diminish responsibility,” said the Independent Alliance TD.

# religious-orders - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Hospitals still owned by the Catholic Church should be handed over to the State, says Micheál Martin
# Religious Orders
# Religious Orders

Hospitals still owned by the Catholic Church should be handed over to the State, says Micheál Martin

Mar 8th 2017, 3:58 PM 15,649 Views 84 Comments

He also described what happened to mother and baby home survivors as” unchristian cruelty”.

# religious-orders - Friday 23 May, 2014

UN criticises Magdalene orders for 'refusal' to contribute to redress
# Religious Orders
# Religious Orders

UN criticises Magdalene orders for 'refusal' to contribute to redress

May 23rd 2014, 6:30 PM 6,222 Views 42 Comments

The scheme will cost the State up to €60 million.

# religious-orders - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Final cost of abuse fund to reach €1.46bn, religious orders still short on their contribution
# Abuse Victims
# Abuse Victims

Final cost of abuse fund to reach €1.46bn, religious orders still short on their contribution

Feb 25th 2014, 6:09 PM 7,809 Views 67 Comments

Figures presented to Cabinet today show that a scheme set up to compensate thousands of victims of abuse in residential institutions has received 15,396 applications since it was set up over a decade ago.

# religious-orders - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Adoption Explainer: What’s the first step to take if you want to trace your parents
# Search
# Search

Adoption Explainer: What’s the first step to take if you want to trace your parents

Dec 1st 2013, 8:45 AM 14,031 Views 17 Comments

There are a couple of routes you can take, says the Adoption Authority of Ireland, but added there are delays, so you should start your search as soon as possible.

# religious-orders - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Ruairí Quinn: 'The budget cut has to be less than €3.1 billion'
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Ruairí Quinn: 'The budget cut has to be less than €3.1 billion'

Sep 8th 2013, 2:01 PM 8,198 Views 42 Comments

The Education Minister was speaking with just over a month to go until Budget 2014.

# religious-orders - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Poll: How will you vote on gay marriage?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How will you vote on gay marriage?

Jul 17th 2013, 3:53 PM 30,259 Views 441 Comments

Ireland will most likely hold a referendum on gay marriage next year. How will you vote?

Explainer: How can religious orders refuse to pay compensation to Magdalenes?
# Magdalene
# Magdalene

Explainer: How can religious orders refuse to pay compensation to Magdalenes?

Jul 17th 2013, 11:30 AM 9,891 Views 88 Comments

Why are the religious orders responsible for running the Magdalene Laundries not obliged to pay financial compensation to survivors?

Shatter: Religious orders have a moral and ethical obligation to contribute to Magdalene survivors
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

Shatter: Religious orders have a moral and ethical obligation to contribute to Magdalene survivors

Jul 17th 2013, 9:20 AM 4,454 Views 69 Comments

The minister said it would not be lawful to remove the religious orders charitable status and there’s no scope to take legal action against those who refuse to contribute to the compensation scheme.

# religious-orders - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief'
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief'

Jul 16th 2013, 2:09 PM 12,931 Views 103 Comments

Magdalene Survivors said the women who worked in the laundries are ‘flabbergasted’ that the State is allowing this to happen.

# religious-orders - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes

Feb 24th 2013, 9:15 AM 3,512 Views 22 Comments

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

# religious-orders - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

In their own words: Survivors' accounts of life inside a Magdalene Laundry
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

In their own words: Survivors' accounts of life inside a Magdalene Laundry

Feb 5th 2013, 9:10 PM 30,665 Views 40 Comments

The report published today includes a section devoted to survivors’ first-hand accounts of life in a Laundry.

Religious orders offer apology for abuse in Magdalene Laundries
# Laundries
# Laundries

Religious orders offer apology for abuse in Magdalene Laundries

Feb 5th 2013, 7:05 PM 11,834 Views 85 Comments

The four orders whose Laundries were investigated in the report express regret for the abuse uncovered there.

Magdalene Laundries made very little money, says report
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Magdalene Laundries made very little money, says report

Feb 5th 2013, 6:10 PM 17,923 Views 38 Comments

Despite a common perception that the laundries were highly profitable, the report by Senator Martin McAleese says they barely broke even.

# religious-orders - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Findings of child protection reviews published
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Findings of child protection reviews published

Sep 5th 2012, 11:31 AM 3,045 Views 34 Comments

Four dioceses and three religious orders have been scrutinised as part of an all-island review.

# religious-orders - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Magdalene survivors call for investigation of more schools
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

Magdalene survivors call for investigation of more schools

Oct 26th 2011, 9:05 AM 867 Views 3 Comments

A survivors’ group has said two more schools were used as laundries where young girls were forced to work.

# religious-orders - Friday 9 September, 2011

State to pay €50 million in legal fees for religious orders
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

State to pay €50 million in legal fees for religious orders

Sep 9th 2011, 9:39 AM 847 Views 34 Comments

The payouts arise from the work of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse, which was set up in 2000 and published the Ryan Report in 2009.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Sep 9th 2011, 8:33 AM 1,760 Views 1 Comment

Nine things you should know this morning…

# religious-orders - Friday 22 July, 2011

Will religious congregations attend key meeting with Ruairí Quinn?
# Ryan Report
# Ryan Report

Will religious congregations attend key meeting with Ruairí Quinn?

Jul 22nd 2011, 8:00 AM 252 Views 3 Comments

How much compensation the Church pays to victims of abuse in residential institutions is up for discussion.

# religious-orders - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

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

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

Jul 19th 2011, 11:52 AM 386 Views 8 Comments

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

# religious-orders - Thursday 7 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jul 7th 2011, 8:23 AM 2,508 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# religious-orders - Monday 4 July, 2011

Abuse orders cashed in €667million on property deals
# Religious Orders
# Religious Orders

Abuse orders cashed in €667million on property deals

Jul 4th 2011, 9:18 AM 1,312 Views 15 Comments

The four religious orders who ran the Magdalene Laundries alone made €296million in ten years.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jul 4th 2011, 8:22 AM 3,917 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# religious-orders - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Government agrees to establish a Magdalene Laundries committee
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

Government agrees to establish a Magdalene Laundries committee

Jun 15th 2011, 7:20 AM 454 Views 4 Comments

The government pledges to “establish the true facts and circumstances” relating to the laundries – but no apology for now.