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A local TD says the Commission of Investigation Report into Mother and Baby Homes has failed survivors in many ways. TD’s have been discussing the report in the Dail with some County Councils around the country also considering issuing an apology for their involvement. Donegal Sinn Fein TD, Pearse Doherty,…

A Donegal TD is calling for survivors of mother and baby homes to be given access to the remaining reports from the Commission of Investigation. The Commission was established by the government in 2015 to account for what happened women and children in mother and baby homes from 1922 to…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD say he fears some survivors from mother and baby homes may still not get access to records relating to them. This is despite the government having said survivors will be able to access their personal records in a manner consistent with GDPR rules. However, Sinn Fein Deputy…

A local TD is criticising the government for rushing the Mother and Baby Homes Bill. Independent Deputy, Thomas Pringle, proposed an amendment to the Commission of Investigation (Mother and Baby Homes and certain related Matters) Records but noticed it was absent from debate. This has been put down to a…

A commission of investigation, which is examining two institution in Donegal, is seeking an extension to finish its final report. The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation is requesting an extra year before publishing its final report, which was due next month. This commission was set up following revelations…