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#Tuam

# tuam - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'You weren't allowed touch your own baby - your own flesh and blood'
# Truth And Justice
# Truth And Justice

'You weren't allowed touch your own baby - your own flesh and blood'

Jun 7th 2017, 6:15 AM 20,754 Views 21 Comments

Survivors of the Magdalene Laundries gathered outside the Dáil yesterday calling for a truth commission into ALL homes around the country.

# tuam - Thursday 1 June, 2017

'Today is about Tuam': Catherine Corless commends Zappone for appointing experts to investigate burial site
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

'Today is about Tuam': Catherine Corless commends Zappone for appointing experts to investigate burial site

Jun 1st 2017, 5:30 PM 13,986 Views 50 Comments

We need a “comprehensive understanding into the truth of what happened in our country,” Zappone said.

# tuam - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'Something urgent has to be done with the Tuam site - it can't just be left as it is'
# Catherine Corless
# Catherine Corless

'Something urgent has to be done with the Tuam site - it can't just be left as it is'

May 20th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,316 Views 47 Comments

Decisions are to be made over what is to happen with the exhumation of remains from the Tuam site, those affected say.

# tuam - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

'Urgent action is needed': Letters reveal shock at discovery of human remains at mother and baby home

Apr 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 21,345 Views 38 Comments

The Commission into Mother and Baby Homes wrote to Minister Katherine Zappone before the ‘very shocking’ news broke.

# tuam - Monday 13 March, 2017

Pressure mounts on Church to 'pay up' on sexual abuse redress as Taoiseach says 'get on with it'
# Money Due
# Money Due

Pressure mounts on Church to 'pay up' on sexual abuse redress as Taoiseach says 'get on with it'

Mar 13th 2017, 12:55 PM 13,790 Views 79 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Church needs to reflect on the commitment it made in 2002.

# tuam - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'Enda, parents sent children to industrial schools because a court compelled them or they had no choice'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Enda, parents sent children to industrial schools because a court compelled them or they had no choice'

Mar 11th 2017, 9:30 AM 3,404 Views 187 Comments

Enda Kenny has said he wants to deal with the dark legacies of our past but following his statements this week, he’s still way off the mark, writes Sinead Pembroke.

# tuam - Friday 10 March, 2017

'I wasn't shocked, I knew they were there': Catherine Corless receives standing ovation on Late Late
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

'I wasn't shocked, I knew they were there': Catherine Corless receives standing ovation on Late Late

Mar 10th 2017, 10:32 PM 146,546 Views 182 Comments

Corless and some former residents of the home spoke to Ryan Tubridy this evening.

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD

Mar 10th 2017, 12:40 PM 21,659 Views 149 Comments

“Age should not diminish responsibility,” said the Independent Alliance TD.

# tuam - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Hospitals still owned by the Catholic Church should be handed over to the State, says Micheál Martin
# Religious Orders
# Religious Orders

Hospitals still owned by the Catholic Church should be handed over to the State, says Micheál Martin

Mar 8th 2017, 3:58 PM 15,635 Views 84 Comments

He also described what happened to mother and baby home survivors as” unchristian cruelty”.

Catherine Corless says more human remains are likely to be buried under Tuam playground
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Catherine Corless says more human remains are likely to be buried under Tuam playground

Mar 8th 2017, 11:42 AM 17,531 Views 79 Comments

Galway County Council has said no remains were found when the housing estate and playground were being built.

# tuam - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Watch: 'We took their babies and gifted them, sold them, trafficked them and starved them'
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Watch: 'We took their babies and gifted them, sold them, trafficked them and starved them'

Mar 7th 2017, 7:21 PM 23,647 Views 127 Comments

Minister Zappone has agreed to a small scoping exercise to assess if the mother and baby home investigation can be expanded.

# tuam - Monday 6 March, 2017

Enda Kenny says babies at Tuam home were treated like 'some kind of sub-species'
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Enda Kenny says babies at Tuam home were treated like 'some kind of sub-species'

Mar 6th 2017, 5:03 PM 17,288 Views 136 Comments

The Taoiseach said it was up to the coroner and everyone else involved to decide on the next steps.

# tuam - Sunday 5 March, 2017

'You were just a bastard in their eyes. But they can't hide from the truth now'
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

'You were just a bastard in their eyes. But they can't hide from the truth now'

Mar 5th 2017, 8:05 AM 111,814 Views 262 Comments

PJ Haverty’s mother spent five years hammering on the door of the Tuam home trying to get the nuns to return her son – instead they gave him away.

# tuam - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Mother and baby homes believed to give Irish women 'every chance of keeping their secret'
# State Files
# State Files

Mother and baby homes believed to give Irish women 'every chance of keeping their secret'

Mar 4th 2017, 10:00 PM 29,934 Views 33 Comments

A report into ‘destitute Irish girls’ investigated the problem of unmarried pregnant women travelling to England.

'I was so badly whipped I had to be taken to hospital' - Mother and baby home survivor
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

'I was so badly whipped I had to be taken to hospital' - Mother and baby home survivor

Mar 4th 2017, 2:13 PM 57,964 Views 125 Comments

Adaser said that a “shiver went up her back” when she read of the Tuam home news.

No mourning at final resting place of Tuam babies - only an eerie silence
# Peace At Last
# Peace At Last

No mourning at final resting place of Tuam babies - only an eerie silence

Mar 4th 2017, 8:05 AM 30,799 Views 150 Comments

TheJournal.ie finds a town reeling from confirmation of the truth hidden for generations in a muddy plot.

Tuam babies: What's been happening since the mass grave revelations three years ago?
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Tuam babies: What's been happening since the mass grave revelations three years ago?

Mar 4th 2017, 12:05 AM 38,849 Views 55 Comments

Reports about a mass grave first hit the headlines in May of 2014. Here’s what’s happened since.

# tuam - Friday 3 March, 2017

Castlepollard Mother and Baby Home survivor: 'We're not shocked by the news'
# Column
# Column

Castlepollard Mother and Baby Home survivor: 'We're not shocked by the news'

Mar 3rd 2017, 7:30 PM 3,140 Views 86 Comments

Tuam must not be seen in isolation and unfortunately is only the tip of the iceberg, writes Paul Redmond.

She was right: How Catherine Corless uncovered what happened in Tuam
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

She was right: How Catherine Corless uncovered what happened in Tuam

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:09 PM 80,033 Views 178 Comments

“So many things get covered up these days, I am just so thankful that this has come out”.

'It wasn't a home, it was a prison': Former residents from Tuam mother and baby home react
# Liveline
# Liveline

'It wasn't a home, it was a prison': Former residents from Tuam mother and baby home react

Mar 3rd 2017, 5:42 PM 23,811 Views 41 Comments

Catherine Corless said that she has the names of 798 children who could be among the remains at the home.

Nuns who ran Tuam home have 'no comment' to make on today's revelations
# Bon Secours Sisters
# Bon Secours Sisters

Nuns who ran Tuam home have 'no comment' to make on today's revelations

Mar 3rd 2017, 2:49 PM 61,198 Views 138 Comments

They did say that they are fully committed to the Commission of Investigation ‘seeking the truth’ about what happened.

Tuam babies: Next steps in finding the truth behind their deaths
# Investigation
# Investigation

Tuam babies: Next steps in finding the truth behind their deaths

Mar 3rd 2017, 1:47 PM 16,342 Views 72 Comments

A significant amount of human remains were found in sewage chambers at a site first located by researcher Catherine Corless.

Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home
# Mass Grave
# Mass Grave

Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home

Mar 3rd 2017, 11:26 AM 248,192 Views 450 Comments

In a statement, the Commission said it is “shocked by the discovery” and its investigation is continuing.

# tuam - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Body of man in his 60s found at side of Galway road
# Tuam
# Tuam

Body of man in his 60s found at side of Galway road

Feb 12th 2017, 4:00 PM 26,015 Views 1 Comment

The body of a man in his mid-60s was discovered at Kilcloghans, Tuam, at about 11am this morning.

# tuam - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Second excavation gets underway into alleged mass grave at Mother and Baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

Second excavation gets underway into alleged mass grave at Mother and Baby home

Feb 8th 2017, 2:19 PM 16,992 Views 45 Comments

It is alleged that 800 babies are buried at the site of the Mother and Baby Home in Galway.

# tuam - Saturday 31 December, 2016

84-year-old man in critical condition after Galway hit-and-run
# Tuam
# Tuam

84-year-old man in critical condition after Galway hit-and-run

Dec 31st 2016, 4:48 PM 17,151 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which occurred Wednesday afternoon.

# tuam - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Teenager in serious condition after Galway crash
# Brownsgrove
# Brownsgrove

Teenager in serious condition after Galway crash

Dec 11th 2016, 11:17 AM 21,610 Views 2 Comments

There were four males in the car in total.

# tuam - Friday 30 September, 2016

Excavation to take place at site of alleged mass grave at Tuam
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Excavation to take place at site of alleged mass grave at Tuam

Sep 30th 2016, 3:06 PM 16,586 Views 122 Comments

The excavation will take place following allegations about the deaths of 800 babies and the manner in which they were buried.

# tuam - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Two years after it was set up, what's happening with the mother and baby home inquiry?
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two years after it was set up, what's happening with the mother and baby home inquiry?

Aug 7th 2016, 8:30 AM 8,985 Views 29 Comments

This week Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone announced it will be two more years before the report is published.

# tuam - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Missing teenage girl found in Galway
# Tuam
# Tuam

Missing teenage girl found in Galway

May 8th 2016, 6:11 PM 55,680 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

# tuam - Sunday 20 December, 2015

"It would be a crime not to give us justice while we are still living"
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

"It would be a crime not to give us justice while we are still living"

Dec 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 7,132 Views 7 Comments

They have been included in the commission of investigation into mother and baby homes, but Bethany Home survivors say they can’t wait another two years.

# tuam - Saturday 6 June, 2015

A 55-year-old man has died in a road accident in Galway
# Tuam
# Tuam

A 55-year-old man has died in a road accident in Galway

Jun 6th 2015, 8:50 AM 16,478 Views 2 Comments

The accident happened at Cloonmore, near Tuam, at 2.20 am this morning.

# tuam - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Toddler in serious condition after being run over by car in driveway
# Tuam
# Tuam

Toddler in serious condition after being run over by car in driveway

Apr 7th 2015, 8:57 AM 14,537 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened near Tuam.

# tuam - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Investigation launched after thousands of personal documents found on side of road
# Galway
# Galway

Investigation launched after thousands of personal documents found on side of road

Jan 27th 2015, 8:26 PM 27,203 Views 22 Comments

Confidential documents were scattered on the Tuam to Athenry road.

The M17 Tuam to Gort motorway gets the Shawshank Redemption treatment
# Red Speaks
From The Daily Edge
# Red Speaks

The M17 Tuam to Gort motorway gets the Shawshank Redemption treatment

Jan 27th 2015, 8:28 AM 3,620 Views 0 Comments

Get busy living, or get busy drivin’.

# tuam - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Masked intruders assault elderly men in aggravated burglary
# Tuam
# Tuam

Masked intruders assault elderly men in aggravated burglary

Dec 3rd 2014, 11:47 AM 7,697 Views 23 Comments

The burglars demanded money from the two men at a house in Tuam.

# tuam - Thursday 13 November, 2014

"It's so important to get this inquiry right"
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

"It's so important to get this inquiry right"

Nov 13th 2014, 2:15 PM 6,249 Views 24 Comments

Minister James Reilly hopes to bring the terms of reference to Cabinet in the near future.

# tuam - Monday 10 November, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Nov 10th 2014, 1:22 PM 8,751 Views 3 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Second burial ground found at Tuam mother and baby home
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Second burial ground found at Tuam mother and baby home

Nov 10th 2014, 11:17 AM 12,772 Views 56 Comments

It is not believed. however, that the plot holds any more bodies than previously disclosed.

# tuam - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Just one priest agreed to be interviewed for documentary on mother-and-baby homes
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Just one priest agreed to be interviewed for documentary on mother-and-baby homes

Oct 19th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,462 Views 15 Comments

Director Saskia Weber said she is hopeful more religious figures will come forward.