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Roscommon senator says government on last chance with Mother and Baby home survivors

Jan 15, 2021 13:01 By Shannonside News
Roscommon senator says government on last chance with Mother and Baby home survivors Roscommon senator says government on last chance with Mother and Baby home survivors
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A Roscommon senator says the Irish political system is on its last chance to rectify the wrongs done to Mother and baby home survivors. The

A Roscommon senator says the Irish political system is on its last chance to rectify the wrongs done to Mother and baby home survivors.

The report outlined that 9,000 children died in 18 of these institutions between the 1920s and 1990s, and has recommended a redress scheme and access to birth certs for survivors.

Earlier today The President, Michael D Higgins said the final report showed how far short Ireland came in fulfilling the promise of a Republic.

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In a statement, he said the focus now should be on meeting the needs of the survivors and to support them in any way.

Senator Eugene Murphy feels that survivors want to see less talk and more action on what happens next:

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