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The Bessborough Centre, Blackrock, Co Cork, a former mother and baby home operated by the Sacred Heart nuns. File photograph: Provision

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission has again been invited to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Children to answer questions about its work. (...)

File photograph taken at Regina Coeli Hostel, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The State’s planned redress scheme for the survivors of mother and baby homes could be impacted by any move to repudiate the final report of the recen(...)

An appearance by a member of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby at an Oxford University event has ‘added insult to injury’ for survivors with questions about its final report, a Minister has said. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has called on members of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission to come before an Oireachtas committee to answer questions abou(...)

Professor Philip Nolan is chairman of the Nphet epidemiological modelling advisory group and outgoing president of NUI Maynooth. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Professor Philip Nolan, who has become a well known-public figure during the coronavirus pandemic, was among 27 new members elected to the Royal Iris(...)

Former president Mary Robinson. She is one of only 121 women  in the 637-member Royal Irish Academy

The Royal Irish Academy has commissioned a diversity review in a bid to boost female participation in the prestigious academic body which was establis(...)

Judge Yvonne Murphy chaired the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission states in bold type in its report that “the conclusions it reaches may not always accord with the prevailing narr(...)

‘As a nation, it is important to understand and accept the failings of our past’. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The full statement of Taoiseach Micheál Martin on the report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes: It is the duty of a repub(...)

Catherine Corless has expressed surprise that its report may not be published for sometime yet. File Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Catherine Corless, whose work in Tuam Co Galway led to the setting up of the Mother and Baby Home Commission, has expressed surprise that its report m(...)

Polished gold bullion bars at  a refinery in Sydney, Australia,  on August 5th, 2020.  Photograph:  Getty Images

Gold’s rally gathered more force, with prices driven higher into record territory above $2,000 an ounce as investors assessed prospects of more stimul(...)

Patients continue to receive a full selection of hot meals in UHG with one change which is that the main hot meal is served in the evening, rather than at lunchtime. File photograph: Eric Luke

The kitchen at University Hospital Galway, which caters for hundreds of patients, has been indefinitely closed following the discovery of a dead mouse(...)

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