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5-year investigation finds at least 9,000 children died in Ireland's mother and baby homes
# Final Report
# Final Report

5-year investigation finds at least 9,000 children died in Ireland's mother and baby homes

Jan 12th 2021, 3:00 PM 42,529 Views 100 Comments
  • Document details the experiences of women and children who lived in 14 mother and baby homes and four county homes.
  • Commission recommends redress, services such as counselling and enhanced medical cards.
  • Taoiseach to give State apology over mother and baby homes in the Dáil tomorrow.
'They're confused - they don't know what to believe': Canvassing for hearts, minds (and votes) in the Dublin commuter belt
# To The Streets
# To The Streets

'They're confused - they don't know what to believe': Canvassing for hearts, minds (and votes) in the Dublin commuter belt

Apr 21st 2018, 10:00 PM 28,797 Views 250 Comments

We joined the trail in Drogheda and Ratoath with Save the 8th and Together for Yes.

'Like most of my friends, I baptised my children so they could go to school': The anger of Ireland's non-religious parents
# Opting Out
# Opting Out

'Like most of my friends, I baptised my children so they could go to school': The anger of Ireland's non-religious parents

May 16th 2016, 6:15 AM 58,972 Views 475 Comments

Documents released to TheJournal.ie under freedom of information show the anger of Ireland’s non-religious parents.

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?
# Reeling In The Years
# Reeling In The Years

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

May 22nd 2015, 1:39 PM 23,490 Views 72 Comments

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

Top comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top comments of the week

Feb 21st 2015, 11:00 AM 12,260 Views 20 Comments

Did you make the cut?

First major opinion poll shows 'Yes' leading the way in referendum
# Children's Rights
# Children's Rights

First major opinion poll shows 'Yes' leading the way in referendum

Oct 19th 2012, 4:07 PM 6,789 Views 134 Comments

A RedC poll commissioned by the National Youth Council of Ireland shows almost universal Yes support.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Sep 11th 2012, 8:42 AM 8,370 Views 13 Comments

Good morning! Here are 9 things to know as you start your day…