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NUI Galway will host a public event next month with members of the Tuam Home Survivors Network to explore the topic of “Archiving Personal Histories: The Tuam Mother and Baby Home”.
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.
‘FINEST FLOWER’, a tribute to the women and children who survived mother and baby homes and Magdalene Laundries in Ireland, is the new single from Dublin singer-songwriter Ciara Sidine, and will raise funds for the Tuam Home Survivors Network.
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.
A five minute video portraying the scandal of the Tuam mother and baby home has received hundreds of thousands of views on Facebook.
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has welcomed the allocation of €5.991m under the Sound & Vision 3 Broadcasting Funding Scheme to 126 radio and television projects, among them a feature length documentary on the Tuam Babies, to be entitled Limbo.
Tuam historian Catherine Corless has called for a full exhumation of the remains of the hundreds of babies on the site of the former Tuam mother and baby home, after being honoured at the People of the Year Awards.
The Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has welcomed the news that the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs has received the report of the expert technical group dealing with the site of the former Mother and Baby Home, Tuam.
The fact that some survivors of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home may have to take High Court cases to access records of family members has been described as an “obscenity”.