A report on burial practices at Ireland’s main mother and baby homes has been described as “substantial” and will be published once survivors groups have been briefed.
Mon, 01 Apr, 2019
The State Ombudsman has welcomed proposals by the government to accept his recommendations on the Redress Scheme for Magdalene survivors.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2018
Some pro-life campaigners regularly compare the impact of abortion to the Holocaust. But is this a justifiable choice of simile or a deliberate distortion for other reasons?offers a personal perspective.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2018
An audit of Caranua criticises the lack of internal controls over how payments were made to abuse survivors in 2015.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
Fri, 23 Sep, 2016
The number of people accessing victims and survivors services in the North is increasing by 29% a year, the Victims' Commissioner said.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2016
Three survivors spoke of the smell of burnt bodies and piles of dead people at Nazi Germany’s Auschwitz camp at the trial of a former guard accused of helping in the murder of at least 170,000 people.
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Two survivors were pulled from the rubble yesterday as it emerged a baby miraculously survived being buried under tonnes of concrete.
Fri, 01 May, 2015
Four social justice organisations are now calling for the inquiry into mother-and-baby homes to be widened to include Magdalene laundries and county homes.
Sat, 14 Jun, 2014