Pelletstown, on the Navan Road in Dublin. Between 1924 and 1930, a total of 662 children died at the institution, an average of over 94 deaths a year.

The department of local government and public health’s 1930 report on the mother and baby home in Pelletstown in Dublin was upbeat in its assessment: (...)

Pelletstown, on the Navan Road in Dublin: departmental reports acknowledge  a “deplorable loss of life” in 1925 and 1926. Photograph: Adoption Rights Alliance

More than 660 infants and children died in Pelletstown mother and baby home in Dublin during a seven-year period up to the end of March 1930, State(...)

An inquiry into the operation of mother and baby homes in Ireland should establish precisely what happened in those institutions; the level of approva(...)

Tuam scandal: a grotto at the site of the former mother-and-baby home  in Co Galway. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

It’s not a profession that invites sympathy, but there must be times when it’s tough to be a shock jock in Ireland. As the catalogue of appalling reve(...)

“We have to do absolutely everything that we can conceivably do to eastablish what happened and to take any action that can be taken at this remove,” Alex White said. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister of State for Primary Care Alex White has said criminal proceedings could be considered in the Tuam babies case if it was deemed appropriate b(...)

The site of a mass grave for children who died in the mother and baby home, Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary has said the church has no records relating to the burial of deceased children at a Co Galway mother and baby home as(...)

News that a large number of unidentified remains were discovered in a water tank close to the Tuam mother-and-baby home in Galway has made international headlines. Photograph: The Irish Times

News that a large number of unidentified remains were discovered in a water tank close to the Tuam mother-and-baby home in Galway has made internation(...)