Tuam

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 Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone: ‘There is still more information out there.’

Some people know more about the burial of children at the mother and baby home in Tuam than was provided to a Government investigation, the Minister f(...)

Gerry Concannon, founder and chairman of CBE. His entrepreneurial spirit was apparent when he was a child and his mother told him later that he used to wander around with a “little case with books in it and a calculator”.  Photograph: Keith Heneghan

When Gerry Concannon was a “young whippersnapper” aged 23, he used to tell people he would be retired within 10 years. After almost 40 years in busin(...)

In February 2018, the European Medicines Agency recommended that sodium valproate not be used during pregnancy. Photograph: Getty Images

Mothers of children diagnosed with foetal valproate syndrome (FVS) are demanding a public inquiry into why they were not warned of the risks of taking(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

Tony Hanway, chief executive of Virgin Media Ireland. Virgin Media Television rebranded its channels in autumn 2018. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Revenues at Virgin Media Ireland rose by 7 per cent in 2018 to €446 million. The company, which offers digital TV, broadband, phone and mobile service(...)

In March 2017, the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation confirmed the discovery “significant quantities” of human remains in disused septic tanks in Tuam.   Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone has published the terms of reference for an examination of legal options regarding DNA sampling in connection (...)

Historian Catherine Corless. Photograph Reuters/Peter Nicholls

A project aimed at collecting the personal histories of people born at the Tuam mother-and-baby home was launched in Galway on Thursday. President of(...)

 Michael O’Flaherty received   his birth certificate containing his full name, date of birth and mother’s name when he joined the army aged 24.     Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Ann O’Flaherty remembers the first night she met her husband, Michael, at the Irish Club on Parnell Square in Dublin in October 1973 and the walk home(...)

A file image of  the site of a mass grave for children who died in the Tuam mother and baby home, in Co Galway. Photograph: PA

Survivors from the Tuam mother and baby home have called on the Government to begin collecting DNA samples immediately. The Tuam Home Survivors’ Net(...)

The court heard Ray McHugh bought the schoolgirl a charm bracelet for her 13th birthday with ‘love’ inscribed on one charm. Photograph: RTÉ

A 39-year-old Galway man has been given an eight-and-a-half year prison term with the final 18 months suspended for the oral rape, sexual exploitation(...)

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