May 16, 2021
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A Kilkenny TD says it is “vital” that the Chair of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission appear before an Oireacthas committee hearing. Deputy Kathleen Funchion spoke out after saying she is “deeply disappointed” with Justice Yvonne Murphy’s decision not to attend a meeting of the Oireachtas Children’s Committee. The Kilkenny TD, who is also […]
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Kilkenny County Council has issued a formal apology to the deceased, the survivors and the relatives of former residents at a local Mother and Baby Home. St Columba’s Hospital, formerly known as Thomastown County Home prior to 1957, was one of four County Homes that featured in the recently published report by the Mothers and […]
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A Kilkenny TD is putting forward legislation to allow survivors of Irish Mother and Baby homes access to their birth certificates Deputy Kathleen Funchion, Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on children, today published the Civil Registration Amendment Bill 2021. If passed, the legislation will allow any adopted person access to a copy of their birth certificate. The […]