At the end of a programme on RTÉ the other night, this message appeared. “In its correspondence with RTÉ and survivors, the Residential Institutions Redress Board has always referred to the implications of breaking section 28(6) of the Redress Act.”
Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
A religious order that accepted that children were abused in its care told the Minister for Education in 2015 that plans to retain child abuse records would lead to “eternal besmirching of the names of good people”.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
When, on Wednesday, Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley insisted that killings by the British army or police during the Troubles were “not crimes” she gave a perfect example of what happens when politicians are ill-informed and have no empathy with their brief. Despite her immediate apology, the blunder suggests she is hardly the person
Sat, 09 Mar, 2019
The fight for women who worked in Magdalene laundries but had been excluded from redress has finally been recognised in a report that criticises the Department of Justice’s handling of the scheme, writes
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
A woman who the High Court heard suffered "severe sexual and physical abuse" as a child in a state institution has brought a legal challenge aimed at overturning the Residential Institution Redress Board's refusal to allow her bring a claim for compensation.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2012