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Galway County Council this week issued a statement on and an apology for their role in the administration of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home. The authority, at their meeting held in Corrandulla on Monday issued the following statements to councillors and assembled media.
Green party Senator Pauline O'Reilly has called on Galway County Council to issue a full apology to the survivors of the Tuam Mother and Baby Homes at their meeting in Corrandulla tomorrow (Monday).
The exhumation of the remains of babies buried at the former Tuam Mother and Baby home will not commence until next winter at the earliest, it was confirmed this week by Minister for Children Katherine Zappone.
It is hard to believe several years have passed since local Tuam historian Catherine Corless uncovered the heartbreaking scandal of undocumented burials at the Tuam Mothers and Baby home - one which is sadly still ongoing.
A survivor group has called on Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone to launch an inquest into the deaths of children at the mass grave of the Tuam Baby and Mother Home.
The inaugural Galway History Festival takes place next week, with a series of talks and lectures covering such issues as the War of Independence in Galway, food, activism, local history, and labour history.
A new book from Rita Ann Higgins is always a cause for celebration and Friday February 15 sees the publication of Our Killer City, a scintillating and spiky compendium of essays and poems.
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”.