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First of 500 modular homes to accommodate Ukrainian refugees to be built by November
# Modular Housing
# Modular Housing

First of 500 modular homes to accommodate Ukrainian refugees to be built by November

11 hours ago 33,043 Views 72 Comments

All of the units are set to be two-bed apartments and will be able to accommodate a maximum of four refugees.

# roderic-ogorman - Thursday 23 June, 2022

'Unacceptable harassment' on LGBTQ+ community persisting, Dáil hears ahead of Dublin Pride
# Pride Month
# Pride Month

'Unacceptable harassment' on LGBTQ+ community persisting, Dáil hears ahead of Dublin Pride

Updated Jun 23rd 2022, 4:36 PM 10,978 Views 0 Comments

In a statement ahead of Dublin Pride, the Minister for Equality said trans people in particular continue to experience discrimination and abuse.

# roderic-ogorman - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Bill aiming to help adopted people access information about their life passes Oireacthas
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Bill aiming to help adopted people access information about their life passes Oireacthas

Jun 22nd 2022, 10:25 PM 6,625 Views 4 Comments

It seeks to clear a way for adopted people to access information on their life.

# roderic-ogorman - Monday 30 May, 2022

Bethany Home survivor 'highly concerned' by legal delays as State seeks more time to respond
# Derek Leinster
# Derek Leinster

Bethany Home survivor 'highly concerned' by legal delays as State seeks more time to respond

May 30th 2022, 2:28 PM 7,158 Views 0 Comments

The State believes parts of Derek Leinster’s case fall outside the statute of limitations.

# roderic-ogorman - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Research to inform conversion therapy ban expected by end of summer
# Conversion Therapy
# Conversion Therapy

Research to inform conversion therapy ban expected by end of summer

May 17th 2022, 4:14 PM 9,274 Views 5 Comments

Roderic O’Gorman said the research will inform legislation to ban the controversial practice in Ireland.

# roderic-ogorman - Friday 13 May, 2022

Parents paying nearly €800 in monthly fees per child in childcare, report finds
# Cost Of Childcare
# Cost Of Childcare

Parents paying nearly €800 in monthly fees per child in childcare, report finds

May 13th 2022, 3:54 PM 19,180 Views 35 Comments

A new report finds that the average weekly fee nationally per child for full day childcare is €186.84.

# roderic-ogorman - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations
# State Apology
# State Apology

Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations

May 11th 2022, 6:33 PM 7,471 Views 18 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman yesterday issued an apology in the Seanad on behalf of the Government.

# roderic-ogorman - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Only 700 Ukrainian refugees so far placed in pledged accommodation as minister seeks 'patience'
# Refugee Response
# Refugee Response

Only 700 Ukrainian refugees so far placed in pledged accommodation as minister seeks 'patience'

May 5th 2022, 3:32 PM 16,479 Views 15 Comments

Over 24,000 offers of accommodation have been made with about 6,000 being withdrawn.

# roderic-ogorman - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Minister confirms Aramark given refugee catering contract as process had to be 'short circuited'
# Ukraine Refugees
# Ukraine Refugees

Minister confirms Aramark given refugee catering contract as process had to be 'short circuited'

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 5:19 PM 40,569 Views 83 Comments

Minister for Integration Roderic O’Gorman says Government hasn’t used the traditional procurement processes.

# roderic-ogorman - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Justice Minister says 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees arriving despite accommodation challenges
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Justice Minister says 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees arriving despite accommodation challenges

Updated Apr 21st 2022, 8:06 PM 50,108 Views 65 Comments

Integration Minister Roderic O’Gorman earlier said “grouped” accommodation will be a “more substantial part” of housing refugees.

# roderic-ogorman - Monday 11 April, 2022

Number of Ukrainians arriving falls and payment for host families being considered – O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Number of Ukrainians arriving falls and payment for host families being considered – O'Gorman

Apr 11th 2022, 3:34 PM 19,917 Views 22 Comments

Roderic O’Gorman said Ireland won’t be able to accommodate all arrivals in own-room settings.

# roderic-ogorman - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Mother & Baby Homes: GPs no longer have to sign off on requests by survivors to get health records
# New Regulations
# New Regulations

Mother & Baby Homes: GPs no longer have to sign off on requests by survivors to get health records

Mar 29th 2022, 5:55 PM 7,922 Views 1 Comment

New regulations have come into force after months of uncertainty and threats of legal action.

Remembrance centre to be located at site of former Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott Street
# SITE OF CONSCIENCE
# SITE OF CONSCIENCE

Remembrance centre to be located at site of former Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott Street

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 4:45 PM 9,973 Views 2 Comments

The centre will honour survivors of mother and baby homes, industrial schools, reformatories, Magdalene laundries and related institutions.

# roderic-ogorman - Friday 25 March, 2022

Over 6,000 people fleeing Ukraine have been accommodated in Ireland since February
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Over 6,000 people fleeing Ukraine have been accommodated in Ireland since February

Mar 25th 2022, 4:02 PM 11,246 Views 8 Comments

More than 12,000 Ukrainian people have arrived in Ireland since the start of the war.

# roderic-ogorman - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Up to 40,000 Ukrainian refugees may arrive in Ireland by end of April, says Varadkar
# Refugees
# Refugees

Up to 40,000 Ukrainian refugees may arrive in Ireland by end of April, says Varadkar

Updated Mar 22nd 2022, 6:39 PM 39,752 Views 68 Comments

Over 10,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Ireland since Russia launched its invasion almost a month ago.

# roderic-ogorman - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Around 4,500 Ukraine refugees staying in hotel accommodation in Ireland
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Around 4,500 Ukraine refugees staying in hotel accommodation in Ireland

Mar 20th 2022, 2:36 PM 41,137 Views 19 Comments

Plans are currently underway for providing medium-term accommodation for people.

# roderic-ogorman - Monday 14 March, 2022

'It's an insult': €3,000 payment for people who were illegally adopted criticised
# St Patrick's Guild
# St Patrick's Guild

'It's an insult': €3,000 payment for people who were illegally adopted criticised

Updated Mar 14th 2022, 3:45 PM 35,876 Views 29 Comments

The payments will only apply to people whose illegal adoptions were facilitated by St Patrick’s Guild.

# roderic-ogorman - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Over 2,000 people fleeing Ukraine have arrived in Ireland with 640 staying in hotels
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Over 2,000 people fleeing Ukraine have arrived in Ireland with 640 staying in hotels

Updated Mar 8th 2022, 6:55 PM 83,398 Views 101 Comments
  • Future accomodation options including modular homes and even Defence Forces facilities are being discussed.
  • The Telegraph has reported that UK ministers voiced concerns about Ireland's 'open door' policy.
  • The government has said that "crisis measures" may be enacted to deal with the situation.

# roderic-ogorman - Monday 7 March, 2022

An online portal to offer help to Ukrainian refugees in Ireland has opened
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

An online portal to offer help to Ukrainian refugees in Ireland has opened

Mar 7th 2022, 5:18 PM 64,391 Views 19 Comments

The United Nations said yesterday that 1.5 million have fled Ukraine since the invasion of the country by Russia.

# roderic-ogorman - Sunday 6 March, 2022

More than 1.5 million refugees flee Ukraine in past 10 days, says UN
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

More than 1.5 million refugees flee Ukraine in past 10 days, says UN

Mar 6th 2022, 10:46 AM 6,292 Views 2 Comments

Government is making plans to accommodate thousands of refugees in Ireland.

'This will haunt the Government': Call for extension of MBH redress, or for new Commission to be held
# Boarded Out
# Boarded Out

'This will haunt the Government': Call for extension of MBH redress, or for new Commission to be held

Mar 6th 2022, 7:00 AM 12,793 Views 2 Comments

“If you don’t want to compensate people for violating their human rights, don’t violate their human rights.”

# roderic-ogorman - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Burials Bill: New law will allow for Tuam mother and baby home and other sites to be excavated
# Coroner
# Coroner

Burials Bill: New law will allow for Tuam mother and baby home and other sites to be excavated

Updated Feb 22nd 2022, 4:25 PM 14,889 Views 23 Comments
  • The legislation will allow the excavation, recovery and analysis of remains at the site of the former mother and baby institutions
  • The restriction on the jurisdiction of the coroner has been removed entirely from the Bill
  • Catherine Corless said today is "a good day", Órla Ryan reports
Burials Bill will be published today, paving the way for Tuam site to finally be excavated
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Burials Bill will be published today, paving the way for Tuam site to finally be excavated

Feb 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 9,184 Views 19 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman will bring the draft legislation to Cabinet this morning.

# roderic-ogorman - Friday 18 February, 2022

Long-awaited Burials Bill to be published next week
# Tuam
# Tuam

Long-awaited Burials Bill to be published next week

Feb 18th 2022, 2:58 PM 12,617 Views 7 Comments

If the legislation passes in the coming months, the site of the former mother and baby institution in Tuam may finally be excavated.

# roderic-ogorman - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Review of domestic violence refuges highlights geographical gaps and inadequate provision
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Review of domestic violence refuges highlights geographical gaps and inadequate provision

Updated Feb 16th 2022, 1:24 PM 16,776 Views 20 Comments

Minister Helen McEntee has committed to a womens’ refuge expansion.

# roderic-ogorman - Monday 14 February, 2022

People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system
# IHREC
# IHREC

People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system

Feb 14th 2022, 6:30 AM 25,132 Views 0 Comments

Human Rights Commission says current law disproportionately impacts minority groups.

# roderic-ogorman - Friday 21 January, 2022

Special Oireachtas committee on international surrogacy to be established
# Surrogacy
# Surrogacy

Special Oireachtas committee on international surrogacy to be established

Jan 21st 2022, 10:08 AM 5,579 Views 3 Comments

The committee is expected to report with recommendations within three months of its establishment.

# roderic-ogorman - Thursday 20 January, 2022

'I'll protest until I die': Call for 'forgotten' boarded out children to be given redress
# Mother And Baby Homes
# Mother And Baby Homes

'I'll protest until I die': Call for 'forgotten' boarded out children to be given redress

Jan 20th 2022, 12:21 PM 14,637 Views 0 Comments

Survivors say they will keep protesting until the scheme is changed.

# roderic-ogorman - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Adopted people to get access to their birth certs and other records under new legislation
# New Law
# New Law

Adopted people to get access to their birth certs and other records under new legislation

Updated Jan 12th 2022, 4:30 PM 29,955 Views 38 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman said the Bill represents “a massive step forward” but campaigners have criticised elements of the legislation.

Adopted people will no longer have to attend mandatory information session when seeking records
# New Law
# New Law

Adopted people will no longer have to attend mandatory information session when seeking records

Jan 12th 2022, 6:30 AM 13,711 Views 13 Comments

The long-awaited Birth Information and Tracing Bill will be published today.

# roderic-ogorman - Friday 24 December, 2021

Tuam site may finally be excavated in 2022 - five years after 'significant' human remains found
# Burials Bill
# Burials Bill

Tuam site may finally be excavated in 2022 - five years after 'significant' human remains found

Dec 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 11,814 Views 0 Comments
  • The site of the former mother and baby home may be excavated five years after a "significant" quantity of human remains were found
  • Survivors, relatives and archaeologists have called for the Tuam site to be excavated urgently, Órla Ryan reports
  • The long-awaited Burials Bill and the Birth Information and Tracing Bill are expected to be published in the next two months

# roderic-ogorman - Friday 17 December, 2021

'We've been totally vindicated': State admits rights of Mother & Baby Home survivors were breached
# Philomena Lee
# Philomena Lee

'We've been totally vindicated': State admits rights of Mother & Baby Home survivors were breached

Updated Dec 17th 2021, 4:55 PM 37,820 Views 0 Comments
  • Today's settlement has been described as a "significant victory" for Philomena Lee and Mary Harney, Órla Ryan reports
  • The State has admitted the women are identifiable in the Commission's report and should have been given a right to reply
  • "We’ve been totally vindicated ... This time our voices have been heard in terms of justice," Harney said

# roderic-ogorman - Monday 13 December, 2021

Schools and creches to be given €72 million to help reduce spread of Covid
# Early Days
# Early Days

Schools and creches to be given €72 million to help reduce spread of Covid

Dec 13th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,154 Views 34 Comments

€10 million in grants will be made available for providers to introduce measures to improve ventilation, including HEPA filters.

# roderic-ogorman - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Government will not oppose motion for review of redress scheme for Mother and Baby Home survivors
# Response To Redress
# Response To Redress

Government will not oppose motion for review of redress scheme for Mother and Baby Home survivors

Updated Nov 23rd 2021, 8:40 PM 13,910 Views 19 Comments

Survivors’ groups gathered at Leinster House today to call for the redress scheme to be amended to better meet the needs of survivors.

# roderic-ogorman - Monday 22 November, 2021

Over 30 experts ask O'Gorman to change redress scheme so it considers 'impact of early trauma'
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

Over 30 experts ask O'Gorman to change redress scheme so it considers 'impact of early trauma'

Nov 22nd 2021, 4:23 PM 12,656 Views 5 Comments

People who were born in a mother and baby institution but spent less than six months there are excluded from the scheme.

# roderic-ogorman - Sunday 21 November, 2021

'They're waiting for more of us to die': Women whose children were taken react to redress scheme
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

'They're waiting for more of us to die': Women whose children were taken react to redress scheme

Nov 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 21,310 Views 0 Comments
  • The Government's €800 million Mother and Baby Homes redress scheme was unveiled during the week
  • Women say basing compensation on their length of stay in an institution is "absolutely disgraceful"
  • The exclusion of many people born in institutions is a "divide and conquer" strategy, survivors tell Órla Ryan

# roderic-ogorman - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

'No understanding of trauma': Survivors hit out at 6-month rule & legal waiver in redress scheme
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

'No understanding of trauma': Survivors hit out at 6-month rule & legal waiver in redress scheme

Nov 16th 2021, 7:15 PM 19,743 Views 0 Comments

The Government unveiled the long-awaited Mother and Baby Home redress scheme earlier today.

Mother and Baby Homes: 34,000 survivors eligible for compensation in €800m redress scheme
# Commission
# Commission

Mother and Baby Homes: 34,000 survivors eligible for compensation in €800m redress scheme

Nov 16th 2021, 2:13 PM 30,771 Views 45 Comments

The Cabinet signed off on the details of a long-awaited redress scheme today.

'Can you put a price on trauma?': Redress scheme for survivors of mother and baby homes ready
# Compensation
# Compensation

'Can you put a price on trauma?': Redress scheme for survivors of mother and baby homes ready

Nov 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 5,635 Views 5 Comments

The Cabinet is set to sign off on the details of a long-awaited redress scheme later today.

# roderic-ogorman - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

UN experts warn Burials Bill may 'create obstacles' to examining deaths at Mother & Baby Homes
# Tuam
# Tuam

UN experts warn Burials Bill may 'create obstacles' to examining deaths at Mother & Baby Homes

Nov 10th 2021, 5:19 PM 15,531 Views 11 Comments

The proposed legislation raises “serious concerns in relation to the State’s compliance with its international legal obligations”, the groups note.

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