Ruairí Quinn: “This is a very dark chapter in our past.” Photograph: The Irish Times

MARTIN WALL RUADHÁN Mac CORMAICThe European Court of Human Rights judgment in favour of Louise O’Keeffe had “significant implications” which will take(...)

The Irish Human Rights Commission said Martin McAleese’s investigation into the institutions fell short as the remit did not allow him draw conclusions on the human rights obligations of the State.

The Irish Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has repeated its 2010 call for a statutory inquiry into the Magdalene laundries.It also said comprehensive co(...)