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Infants’ graves found in Protestant care-home

by Gregg Ryan Ireland Correspondent

THE graves of up to 40 babies and young children, who died in the 1930s while in a Protestant-run care home, have been discovered at Mount Jerome Cemetery, in Dublin, by a researcher who found references to them in the in­stitu­tion’s minutes.

The Bethany mother-and-baby home, which operated at two loca­tions in the city between 1921 and 1972, was run under the auspices of a committee composed of Evangelical members of the Church of Ireland, but was not affiliated in any ...

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