Magdalene Laundries

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20 May 2022 - RTE News
The Freedom of Galway is to be awarded this afternoon to Patricia Burke Brogan, and posthumously to Ena McEntee, who both worked to protect and assist residents of the former Magdelene Laundry in Galway during the 1960s.
16 Nov 2021 - ITV News
A man forcibly adopted from a mother and baby home in the 1960s is “overwhelmed” by the announcement of an official inquiry.
04 Nov 2021 - PSNI
The Police Service of Northern Ireland commenced an investigation into allegations of physical and sexual abuse involving Mother and Baby Homes on 6th October 2021. Since then, officers in the investigations team have received six allegations of...
06 Jul 2020 - Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety
The Department of Health and The Executive Office have announced the appointment of Judith Gillespie as the new Independent Chair on an inter-Departmental working group.
25 Jun 2020 - Department of Justice and Equality
The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has today officially launched the first report of the Dublin Honours Magdalenes events. The report was principally authored by Dr. Katherine O’Donnell and Claire McGettrick of the Justice...
29 Jun 2018 - RTE News
Up to 100 people have attended a public meeting in Dublin to discuss the future of the site of the former Magdalene laundry on Sean McDermott St.
08 Jun 2018 - Irish Examiner
Women placed in industrial schools and Magdalene laundries speak out about their experiences.
06 Jun 2018 - RTE News
Elizabeth Coppin's mother was just 19 when she gave birth at the county home in Killarney in 1949. Because she wasn't married, her baby was taken away from her. Elizabeth spent most of her childhood in an industrial school, before being...
06 Jun 2018 - The Independent
'Too many students from black and minority ethnic backgrounds have a challenging experience'
06 Jun 2018 - The Independent
'Too many students from black and minority ethnic backgrounds have a challenging experience'