Catherine Corless has expressed surprise that its report may not be published for sometime yet. File Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Catherine Corless, whose work in Tuam Co Galway led to the setting up of the Mother and Baby Home Commission, has expressed surprise that its report m(...)

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

A “history seminar” challenging findings of various Commissions of Inquiry into child abuse and planned for Dublin’s University Church on Stephen’s Gr(...)

 A shrine dedicated to children lost at the site of the Tuam babies graveyard. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters/File

Campaigners for the reburial of remains of babies at the former Tuam mother and baby home say Vatican backing for their plight should heap pressure on(...)

Teresa O’Sullivan holding a photograph of herself  aged 18 months. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

Teresa O’Sullivan (63) clutches a photograph of herself aged 18 months. It is one of her most treasured possessions. The photograph was taken while (...)

Emma Donoghue: “My advice to anyone with an eating disorder would be don’t try and deal with it on your own. Talk to anyone, a friend, a teacher, a parent or a professional. Get that stress off your chest.”

It would be far too simplistic to say that not liking Harry Potter as a child was the start of Emma Donoghue’s problems, but it is something that came(...)

Pointing the finger: Shame is necessary, because it enforces essential social morals. But endless shame is emotional cruelty. Photograph: Getty Images

Many of the social advances of recent years have been exercises in shame-removal. The shame surrounding unmarried motherhood, divorce and homosexualit(...)

Stay with Me, which opens in the Aula Maxima, is a group art exhibition which brings together the work of 20 artists and survivors who felt compelled to create artwork in response initially, to the tragic story of the Tuam Babies. Photograph: Olivia Kelleher/UCC

A new exhibition which seeks to honour and remember all those who suffered in Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries, mother and baby homes, and industrial sch(...)

Carmel Winters, producer of the film Float Like a Butterfly, at the Traveller Pride Awards  in the Pillar Room at the Rotunda Hospital where she presented the Charleville Women’s group from Cork with the award for arts and culture. Photograph: James Forde

A finalist from last month’s Ireland’s Got Talent competition was among eight winners at the annual Traveller Pride Awards in Dublin, presented on Thu(...)

A pair of baby shoes with the message ‘Bury us with dignity’ hangs on a wall at the site of the Tuam mother-and-baby home. Photograph: Andy Newman

An expert working for the order of nuns which ran the Tuam mother-and-baby home in Co Galway argued in January this year that the underground structur(...)

Historian Catherine Corless  at her home, in Tuam. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Historian Catherine Corless, whose work led to the establishment of the mother and baby homes commission of investigation, has said she is “very, very(...)

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