At the launch of Ireland and the Magdalene Laundries: A Campaign for Justice, Authors of Ireland and the Magdalene Laundries: A Campaign for Justice (from left) Maeve O’Rourke, Claire McGettrick, James M. Smith and Katherine O’Donnell. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The Irish State “continues to evade its responsibilities not just to survivors of the Magdalene Laundries but also in providing a truthful account of (...)

What occurred at Dublin’s Mansion House last Tuesday evening was cathartic for many. Hundreds of people gathered there to welcome 230 women who had be(...)