John Baby

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Joanne Hayes at the Kerry babies tribunal in 1985. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Contacts are continuing between the Department of Justice and Joanne Hayes, the woman at the centre of the Kerry Babies Tribunal in 1985, over compens(...)

A number of planned  follow-up interviews in the 1980s never took place as the focus of the investigation shifted to Abbeydorney and Tralee and to Joanne Hayes.  Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Gardaí investigating the Kerry Babies case began house-to-house enquiries on Valentia Island in Co Kerry on Monday morning. These are the first door-(...)

Joanne Hayes, pictured in 1985, received an apology from An Garda Síochána and the State last week regarding the investigation. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Fine Gael Senator Paul Coghlan has welcomed the Government’s decision to examine the controversial findings in the Kerry babies tribunal report. He t(...)

Joanne Hayes: Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and Attorney General Séamus Woulfe are looking at options including compensation. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan is to consult further with the family of Joanne Hayes before deciding the Government’s approach to the Kerry bab(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan will ask the Cabinet to consider a number of options including how it can distance the State from the 1985 report of the tribunal into the Kerry babies case. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Government will today consider the possibility of offering compensation to Joanne Hayes, the woman at the centre of the Kerry babies controversy. (...)

Kerry babies case: Baby John’s grave, at Holy Cross cemetery in Cahersiveen. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

The decision to open a cold case review into the death of the Cahersiveen baby over 30 years ago is one of three such reviews started over the past 14(...)

White Strand, close to  Cahersiveen, Co Kerry, where the stabbed body of Baby John  was found on April 14th, 1984. Photograph:  Domnick Walsh Photography

Gardaí investigating the Kerry babies case, which was reopened by the cold case squad this week, do not intend to conduct mass DNA screening in the ar(...)

Joanne Hayes in 1985. Ms Hayes was charged with murder on May 1st, 1984, but the charge was dropped. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Gardaí investigating the killing of Baby John, found washed up on a beach in Kerry more than 30 years ago, believe the fact the infant lived for three(...)

 Kerry Babies protest at Leinster House in 1985 supporting Joanna Hayes. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

A blood sample at the centre of the Kerry Babies case was stored for 34 years until such time as scientific developments allowed for comprehensive DNA(...)

Garda Breda O’Donoghue, Det Walter O’Sullivan, Supt Flor Murphy and Det John Brennan  at the Kerry Babies press conference in Cahersiveen Garda station on Tuesday. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

A baby found washed up on a beach near Cahersiveen more than 30 years ago was three days old when he was killed, gardaí have revealed. Supt Flor Mur(...)

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