David Machugh

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Historian Catherine Corless holds a list of names of missing children from the mother-and-baby home run by the Bon Secours nuns in Tuam. File photograph:  Reuters

Latest DNA extraction and analysis techniques enable genetic profiles of remains that are thousands of years old to be identified. Vast amounts of gen(...)

A shrine on the the site of the former mother-and-baby home in Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone will bring proposals to Cabinet about the prospects of identifying babies in a mass grave in a former religiou(...)

Dust Defying Gravity (2004) from the exhibition 3 Different Nights Recurring by Grace Weir. Courtesy of the artist

‘When I hear the word ‘science’,” says Grace Weir, “it’s like hearing the word ‘art’. Are you thinking of opera, contemporary, abstract, theatre?” It(...)