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VIDEO: Enda Kenny issues formal State apology to Magdalene survivors

Watch the Taoiseach’s full, historic 17-minute speech as he apologised to the women committed to Magdalene Laundries.

ENDA KENNY broke into tears as he concluded a historic State apology to the victims of the Magdalene Laundries in the Dáil this evening.

The apology came two weeks after an inter-departmental committee formally outlined a significant State involvement in the committal of over 10,000 women to the Laundries between the 1920s and 1990s.

The full text of the address can be read here; the full audio can be heard here.

Full story: Kenny “deeply regrets and apologises unreservedly” to Magdalene women in emotional speech

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