The acting Government has announced a €3bn package to tackle the spread of Covid-19, warning that, if worst-case predictions come true, then the outbreak will be like nothing we have experienced in living memory.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2020
Four years after the establishment of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission, the focus of its investigation has clearly moved away from Tuam and onto other headline-generating institutions like Bessborough and Sean Ross Abbey, writes
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
NUI Galway has hosted a public event with members from the Tuam Home Survivors Network and featuring a range of speakers, including historian Catherine Corless, Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley of the Department of History, NUI Galway, and Irish Examiner reporter Conall Ó Fátharta.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2019
TRESSA Reeves never asked for anything for herself. All she ever wanted was for her son to be told the truth of who he was, writes. It was a selfless act of a woman and a mother. A woman and mother ignored year after year by every State agency she asked to help her.
Fri, 13 Jul, 2018
The focus on one institution — Tuam — and one issue — baby deaths — has proved to be convenient for the Government but the spotlight needs to shift to the glaring elephant in the room that nobody wants to talk about. The issue will simply not go away, writes
Mon, 21 May, 2018
An ‘Irish Examiner’ investigation published last month revealed that three grave plots in St Finbarr’s cemetery in Cork City contain the remains of at least 21 children — some of which were buried as late as 1990.argues that the failure by state agents to investigate the deaths raises wider questions about the terms of reference of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission
Tue, 17 Apr, 2018