John Baby

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The grave of ‘Baby John’ at Holy Cross cemetery in Cahersiveen. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

No public appetite exists for an investigation that would identify the mother of “Baby John” and leave the way open for a prosecution, the child at th(...)

White Strand beach in Co Kerry, where the baby’s body  was found with 28 stab wounds in 1984

Why is the Kerry Babies case back in the news? Three years after opening a fresh investigation into the murder of the unidentified child known as “Bab(...)

The grave of ‘Baby John’ in Holy Cross Cemetery in Cahersiveen, Co Kerry. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Gardaí reviewing the unsolved murder of a baby in Co Kerry 37 years ago have again appealed to the mother to come forward after the victim’s remains w(...)

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

The Garda Superintendent in charge of the review into the unsolved murder of a baby in Co Kerry 37 years ago has again appealed to the mother to come (...)

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

The remains of an infant boy at the centre of the 1984 “Kerry Babies” case have been exhumed as part of an ongoing investigation. “Baby John” was fou(...)

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. (...)

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