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Irish government launches inquiry into former homes

by Gregg Ryan, Ireland Correspondent

Posted: 13 Jun 2014 @ 12:18

THE Irish Government announced on Tuesday that it was launching a full commission of inquiry into all mother-and-baby homes that existed across the country from the foundation of the State.

Leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland had already called on the government to establish an independent commission of inquiry into the allegations that 796 babies and young children were buried in a field behind a mother-and-baby home at Tuam, Co. Galway, between 1925 and ...

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