The Government has been accused of failing to provide the healthcare package it promised to Magdalene Laundry survivors in 2013.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
Over five years on from Enda Kenny’s State apology to the Magdalene Laundry women, the issue of the redress scheme to compensate those women is still making the headlines.
Sat, 17 Nov, 2018
The Department of Justice has invited hundreds of Magdalene women to a two-day event in June to enable them to meet and talk to each other.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2018
Survivors of industrial schools have accused the Department of Education of “inaction” over a series of talks that were agreed last year which would give voice to those affected by abuse.
Tue, 20 Mar, 2018
Let down yet again, ageing survivors of the Magdalene laundries have suffered unnecessary pain in the past few years, writes Claire McGettrick.
The Ombudsman has been scathing of the Department of Justice over the Magdalene redress scheme and its ‘inexcusable’ treatment of survivors, writes Conall Ó Fátharta.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
A number of ‘features’ that require further archaeological investigation have been discovered at the site of the Sunday’s Well Magdalene Laundry in Cork.
Sat, 14 Oct, 2017
Magdalene campaigners have questioned why a State apology was given to laundry survivors when the Government denies the State has any liability in the matter.
Tue, 04 Jul, 2017
The Government, seeking redress for the Magdalene women, found a religious community unwilling to contribute, writes Conall Ó Fátharta.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017
A group representing survivors of Magdalene Laundries will today give their reaction to the inquiry into Mother-and-Baby homes.
Mon, 19 Jan, 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
The UN has again criticised the refusal by the four orders than ran the Magdalene laundries to offer any money towards compensating survivors.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
Thousands of Irish women have endured the trauma of forced adoptions, writes Conall Ó Fátharta
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
I am writing in reference to Conall Ó Fatharta’s report (Irish Examiner, February 4) and to thank him for highlighting this situation.
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