Mary Kate

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Francis Brendan Heaslip: played rugby for Connacht and was central to the commercial and cultural life of Galway for many years

He was one of those people who was known to all by just the one name, Danno. He was born Francis Brendan Heaslip in Knocknacarra in 1938. Because he l(...)

A shrine, with an image of the Virgin Mary on part of the site of the former mother-and-baby home run by the Bon Secours nuns in Tuam, Co Galway, where the remains of an unknown number of babies and toddlers were found buried. Photograph: Reuters/Peter Nicholls

Patrick. Mary. Matthew. Peter. Julia. James. Joseph. John. Maud. Mary Kate. Christina. Annie. Richard. Florence. Rose. Luke. Donald. Eileen. Henry. Sa(...)

Amy Delahunt and her partner Oliver Kelly leaving Limerick Coroners Court where the inquest into the death of their daughter Mary Kate Kelly is taking place. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A pregnant woman whose baby died the day after she was sent home from the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise, should have been admitted for furth(...)

An infant’s  shoes are held up at  a march of 300 people from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs on Mespil Road to Government Buildings to protest about the death of babies at the Tuam mother-and-baby home.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Almost 80 per cent of the 796 children who died in the Bon Secours mother and baby home in Tuam did not live to see their first birthday. Figur(...)