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#Residential Institutions Redress Board

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

'It looks like the State is hiding something': Senior historian decries plan to seal testimony of abuse survivors

The Retention of Records Bill was approved at a Cabinet meeting in February.

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Redress Board work cost €1.1bn, while abused residents in industrial schools get €970m

The awards are made to those abused while resident in industrial schools.

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Monday 24 November, 2014

Opinion: Without meaningful action, apologies to child abuse survivors are just words

Ten months on from the European Court of Human Rights’ judgement in favour of Louise O’Keeffe, nothing had been forthcoming from the State for survivors.

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Monday 3 March, 2014

Column: Attempts to silence survivors of symphysiotomy must be fought

Reliance on ex gratia redress schemes should be read against a backdrop of Government reluctance to allow these victims – and others like them – to speak on their own terms about the recent past, writes Máiréad Enright.

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

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

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.

# residential-institutions-redress-board - 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.

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Friday 17 August, 2012

TD welcomes barrister fees cut

Seán Crowe said money paid to the legal profession by the board that compensated survivors of residential abuse was one of the worst examples of a “flawed system”.

# residential-institutions-redress-board - Friday 14 October, 2011

Group calls for State apology to Magdalene laundry survivors

Victims of the laundries should also be compensated for lost earnings over their time there, Justice For Magdalenes said.