# religious-orders - Tuesday 19 December, 2017
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
“Age should not diminish responsibility,” said the Independent Alliance TD.
# religious-orders - Wednesday 8 March, 2017
He also described what happened to mother and baby home survivors as” unchristian cruelty”.
# religious-orders - Friday 23 May, 2014
The scheme will cost the State up to €60 million.
# religious-orders - Tuesday 25 February, 2014
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
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
The Education Minister was speaking with just over a month to go until Budget 2014.
# religious-orders - Wednesday 17 July, 2013
Ireland will most likely hold a referendum on gay marriage next year. How will you vote?
Why are the religious orders responsible for running the Magdalene Laundries not obliged to pay financial compensation to survivors?
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
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
There are concerns for some women still shy about coming forward with their stories.
# religious-orders - Tuesday 5 February, 2013
The report published today includes a section devoted to survivors’ first-hand accounts of life in a Laundry.
The four orders whose Laundries were investigated in the report express regret for the abuse uncovered there.
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
Four dioceses and three religious orders have been scrutinised as part of an all-island review.
# religious-orders - Wednesday 26 October, 2011
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
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.
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# religious-orders - Friday 22 July, 2011
How much compensation the Church pays to victims of abuse in residential institutions is up for discussion.
# religious-orders - Tuesday 19 July, 2011
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
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# religious-orders - Monday 4 July, 2011
The four religious orders who ran the Magdalene Laundries alone made €296million in ten years.
Nine things to know this morning…
# religious-orders - Wednesday 15 June, 2011
The government pledges to “establish the true facts and circumstances” relating to the laundries – but no apology for now.