Mother and baby homes



Deadline for submissions on Tuam excavation bill extended

The deadline for written submissions on the general scheme of the bill providing for the phased excavation of the mass child burial site at Tuam has been extended.

Published 8 January 2020

Legislation underpinning Tuam excavation plans to be published next year

Legislation to provide a legal basis for the phased excavation of the mass child burial site at Tuam will be published early next year, Children's Minister Dr Katherine Zappone has said.

Published 11 December 2019

Civil liberties group calls on Ireland to ratify UN Convention on Enforced Disappearances

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has called on the Government to ratify the UN Convention on Enforced Disappearances (CED) in order to deliver justice for victims and survivors of mother and baby homes.

Published 30 August 2019