Mother & Baby Homes

Survivors of the Mother & Baby Homes were angered and upset by report from the Commission of Investigation into the Mother & Baby Homes. The Mother & Baby Homes Commission tried to destroy Survivor’s testimonies and failed to give justice to survivors. It refuses to answer to the Oireachtas. Mary believes it is time to…

Mother & Baby Homes

Mary believes it is outrageous that the tapes of testimonies of survivors given to the Commission of Investigation have been destroyed by them. Mary raised the issue with the Minister and he has told Mary that the matter is being investigated by the Data Protection Commissioner and he is waiting on feedback from the Attorney…

Mother & Baby Homes

Mary welcomed the unreserved apology from An Taoiseach last week on behalf of the state to the survivors of Mother and Baby and County homes. Mary says the report from the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes doesn’t comprehensively capture the totality of experiences of unmarried mothers and their children over the 75…

Mother & Baby Homes- Access to Information

In October 2020 Mary voted to pass the Mothers and Baby Homes Bill 2020 designed to prevent the destruction of the database and records from the Commission of Investigation into the Mother and Baby Homes.  Over five years the Commission of Investigations’ gathered records and documents of more than 70,000 women and baby’s, in 18…