'They are calling us liars': 14 women who worked in Magdalene laundry fear they will not get full redress

A cohort of women who worked in the High Park Magdalene laundry has expressed fears they will not receive full redress due to a dispute over whether they worked in the laundry after 1980.

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Ombudsman welcomes government acceptance of Magdalene recommendations

The State Ombudsman has welcomed proposals by the government to accept his recommendations on the Redress Scheme for Magdalene survivors.

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'If you did anything wrong you were put down in the hole,' recalls Magdalene laundries survivor at rally

Survivors of Magdalene laundries, and their relatives, have relived the horrors of rape, abuse and lost lives as they renewed calls for a memorial and full redress.

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Magdalene compensation Bill falls short, says survivors group

Justice for Magdalenes has criticised recommendations in draft legislation which sets out their compensation entitlements for treatment they received in the laundries.

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Magdalene survivors group calls for boycott of church collections

Magdalene laundries survivors are calling on all Irish citizens to boycott mass and all church collections this weekend.

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Magdalene survivors to discuss compensation with Government advisor

Survivors of the Magdalene Laundries will today meet the man responsible for advising Government on the level of compensation due to them.

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Group lodges complaint with UN committee over Magdalenes treatment

The Justice for Magdalenes group has lodged a complaint with the UN Committee Against Torture, saying it is concerned that the Government has not complied with the committee's recommendations.

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Taoiseach refuses to confirm Magdalene apology

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has refused to say if he will apologise to the survivors of the Magdalene Laundries today.

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Taoiseach to make State apology to Magedelene survivors

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny will make a State apology to the women who were sent to Magdalene laundries when the Dáil debates a report into the issue this evening.

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State apology 'definitely Taoiseach's intention', says Magdalene survivors spokesman

Women who worked in the Magdalene laundries who met the Taoiseach today say they are increasingly hopeful that he will issue a State apology.

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Wait almost over for Magdalene women

Survivors of Catholic-run workhouses in Ireland are awaiting an apology from state and church over their forced detention in the institutions.

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