PODCAST: Castlepollard Mother and Baby Home Group call out Children’s Minister

The group representing the Mother and Baby home in Castlepollard is hitting out at the Minister for Children for not acting upon calls for recognition of those who died in homes.

The group this morning released the names of over 200 children who died at the Westmeath home between 1935 and 1971.

The list also contains the recorded cause of death.

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Spokesperson for the Group, Paul Redmond spoke to MaryClaire on Let’s Talk, explaining first why they chose to public the details now.