Mother-and-baby homes

The Government has rejected immediate redress for children from mother and baby homes.

Locals hold vigil for babies at Tuam Mother and Baby Home

People from the town of Tuam have gathered for a vigil at the Mother and Baby Home there in memory of the children whose remains have been discovered at the site.

Survivors release list of deaths at Castlepollard Mother and Baby home

Survivors from a mother and baby home in Co Westmeath have released a list of everyone known to have died at the facility.

Philomena Lee 'appalled' at Tuam revelations

Philomena Lee has said she is “appalled” by the revelations at Tuam, Co Galway, and said all institutions that dealt with unmarried women need to be examined.

New York nun's amazing story of adoption from Bessborough and reunification with mother

A US-based nun has revealed how she was ’sold’ by the Bessborough mother-and -baby home to an American family in an organised adoption in 1954 and how she was reunited with her birth mother over 50 years later.

Archbishop of Tuam says Mother and Baby Home inquiry should look at society

The Archbishop of Tuam says the Mother and Baby Home inquiry should look at society in general, and not just the religious order that ran the institution.

Catherine Corless recounts long pursuit of truth over Mother and Baby home

The historian who revealed the depths of the Tuam Babies scandal tonight received a standing ovation from the Late Late Show audience,

LATEST: Calls for tests to be carried out at second site in Tuam

Latest: There are calls for tests to be carried out in Tuam, where the Bon Secours sisters ran a hospital.

Mother reveals how her baby 'was just left to die' in Cork mother-and-baby home

A woman has revealed how her baby boy "was just left to die" days after he was born in a mother-and-baby home in Co. Cork in 1961.

WATCH: Enda Kenny slam Tuam 'chamber of horrors' as he refuses to commit to widening inquiry

Update 6.25pm: Gardaí say they are in contact with the Galway coroner in relation to the discovery of a significant number of human remains on the site of the former mother-and-baby home in Tuam.

Survivors demand meeting with Taoiseach over deaths in Mother and Baby homes

Survivors of Mother and Baby Homes say they want an urgent meeting with the Taoiseach to make sure they're all included in an upcoming inquiry.

Coalition of Mother and Baby home Survivors: Up to 7000 babies buried across the country

The Coalition of Mother and Baby home Survivors has claimed that up to 7000 babies could have been buried at 9 mother and baby homes across the country.

Tuam: No evidence of crime, nobody to prosecute

Identifying the remains of young children at the Tuam Mother and Baby Home would be technically very difficult and the prospect of establishing causes of death highly unlikely, according to forensic and Garda sources.

'Inevitable' that Gardaí will be involved in Tuam discovery

The Justice Minister says it's 'inevitable' that Gardaí will be involved in the investigation into the discovery of infant remains in County Galway.

Latest: Groups representing families of babies who died in mother and baby homes not informed

Update - 10.15pm: Groups representing the families of babies who died in mother-and-baby homes were not informed that remains have been found at one site.