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An East Galway TD is calling on the Bons Secours Order and the archdiocese of Tuam to actively engage with those affected by issues relating to the former Mothers and Baby Home at Tuam.
The long-awaited and much-welcomed excavation of the Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam will probably not commence before early next summer, in order to allow for legislative backing of the move.
What strikes us is the ordinariness of the forenames. The Patricks, the Julias, the Marys, the Peters, the Johns, the Mauds.
Catherine Corless, the Tuam historian whose selfless work uncovered the abuses at the Mother and Baby Home in the town is to be honoured by NUI Galway next month when she will be conferred with an Honorary Degree at the 2018n Autumn Conferring.
Currently running on Wednesday nights on TG4 is a riveting new documentary series, Finné (Witness), made by Galway’s Magamedia, which shows the human side of Irish stories that have made the headlines over the past 50 years.
Over the weekend of the Papal visit, the country saw a number of counter movements come to the fore. Possibly the two most prominent of these was the Tuam Vigil led by Catherine Corless, and the Stand 4 Truth event help in the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin city centre.
Historian Catherine Corless has declined an invitation to a civic reception for Pope Francis at Dublin Castle this Saturday.
A five minute video portraying the scandal of the Tuam mother and baby home has received hundreds of thousands of views on Facebook.
Over 14 days, the city can look forward to more than 200 events, across 32 venues, and involving more than 600 artists and performers, in what is to date, the largest Galway International Arts Festival ever staged.
The empathy of the Irish people has been tested over the past few days, weeks, months.