The truth of the Mother and Baby Homes lies buried with the bodies

Excavation work being carried out at the Tuam Mother and Baby Home. Picture: Interim Report

When I read that skeletal remains, indicating an infant “on its left side”, lie in a structure that was probably designed for sewage, in the former grounds of the Mother and Baby home in Tuam, I feel sick.

This little mite is possibly in the company of hundreds of other, similar skeletons.

Why dead babies and infants were entombed here is still anybody’s guess, however.

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