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# state files

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Mother and baby homes believed to give Irish women 'every chance of keeping their secret'
Government was worried about hiking up tax on booze in 1984 because we were so broke...
Taoiseach's office had to confirm that 'Éire' would NOT be removed from Irish stamps in 1982
Ireland wanted to sell water to Saudi Arabia for $5 a barrel in the 1980s
Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry
This 1940s letter describes the 'decent class' of unmarried mothers who were 'first offenders'
Death rate of babies at Tuam mother and baby home was double the rate of other homes
Here's a list of maternity homes in Ireland in 1947
Department of Health says it will return state files to National Archive
State files removed from National Archive following mother and baby home revelations