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Interdepartmental Report on the Commission of Investigation into the Mother and Baby Homes: Statements (17 Jul 2014) See 9 other results from this debate

Mick Wallace: .... The survivors' group stated that "Each woman deserves to know that her voice has been heard by those in authority". In a move reminiscent of Martin McAleese's treatment of the Justice for Magdalenes group, Judge Murphy took no account of the testimony offered by survivors of symphysiotomy. The group's chairperson, Marie O'Connor, was even more critical in her statement to the UN...

Leaders' Questions (17 Jul 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Catherine Murphy: ...very well. This week's damning review of our human rights practices by the United Nations Human Rights Committee makes for grim reading but it is hardly surprising. Our failure in regard to the Magdalen laundries survivors, the symphysiotomy survivors, those who spent time in mother and baby homes and those who were victims of clerical child abuse is shameful. However, we stand to...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children: Update on Children and Youth Issues: Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (17 Jul 2014)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin: ...in the document refers to nine specific locations. I welcome the fact that the Bethany Home is included in that list of nine. However, I do not believe that the reference to the county homes and Magdalen laundries as part of a mapping exercise across a range of settings will be adequate by any stretch of the imagination. I believe that the county homes and the Magdalen laundries must be...

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Departmental Staff Rehiring (17 Jul 2014)

Richard Bruton: ...the Board Sub-Committee which he chairs. (All monies including expenses are claimed by way of invoice). Former Principal Officer at DJEI From 1 March 2012 to completion of Interdepartmental Committee Report in February 2013. Establish facts of State involvement with the Magdalen Laundries N/A €1,889 €8,678 Nil Pension abatement N/A. Payment is below the rate of pay the...

Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Departmental Records (17 Jul 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Catherine Murphy: ...payments made by the State to certain religious institutions in return for those institutions taking individuals deemed in need of institutional care such as that provided by mother and baby homes, Magdalen laundries, children's and orphans' homes and related institutions; if he will undertake to determine the fullest extent to which these records exist; and if he will make a statement on...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Ministerial Priorities (17 Jul 2014)

Frances Fitzgerald: ...Making (Capacity) Bill, Mediation Bill and Sale of Alcohol Bill. I am also committed to the enactment of legislation to give effect to those recommendations of Judge Quirke in relation to support for women were admitted to and worked in a Magdalen Laundry which requires a statutory basis. I am committed to reviewing the legislation in place pertaining to domestic violence, with a view to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Departmental Records (17 Jul 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Catherine Murphy: ...to payments made by the State to religious institutions in return for those institutions taking individuals deemed in need of institutional care such as that provided by mother and baby homes, Magdalene Laundries, children's and orphans homes and related institutions; if he will undertake to determine the fullest extent to which these records exist; and if he will make a statement on the...

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Departmental Records (17 Jul 2014)

Catherine Murphy: ...to payments made by the State to religious institutions in return for those institutions taking individuals deemed in need of institutional care such as that provided by mother and baby homes, Magdalen Laundries, children's and orphans' homes and related institutions; if he will undertake to determine the fullest extent to which these records exist; and if he will make a statement on the...

Freedom of Information Bill 2013: Report Stage (16 Jul 2014)

Catherine Murphy: ...thrown up relating to the terms of reference for the inquiry into the mother and baby homes? Are there issues that have been considered in the context of that inquiry? To take the example of the Magdalen women, I found it difficult to work through a number of cases with some of my constituents. They are believed because the institutions' records are available but general records from...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Magdalen Laundries (16 Jul 2014)

Dessie Ellis: 198. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if a person (details supplied) in Dublin 9 has been included under the redress scheme for Magdalen survivors for which she was interviewed some time ago, having been imprisoned at the age of 15 and spending most of her life there; if her claim is being processed; and the reason for the delay in same. [31690/14]

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries (16 Jul 2014)

Dara Calleary: 327. To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if he will include the Magdalen laundries in the terms of reference for the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31955/14]

Leaders' Questions (15 Jul 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Gerry Adams: ...have been made aware of the results of a toxic political culture which existed in the State since its foundation and in which women and children were denied their rights. It is evident in the sorry saga of scandal which includes the Magdalen laundries, Bethany Home, the mother and baby homes, the illegal trafficking of children, child abuse in church and State institutions and the unequal...

Topical Issue Debate: Mobility Allowance Review (9 Jul 2014)

James Reilly: ...power. The Government the Deputy supported presided over it. There was also a lack of action on the issue of symphysiotomy, for those excluded from the Neary redress scheme and in the case of the Magdalen laundries and many other things. Like all Deputies, I have grave concerns regarding all those who suffer from a disability and have issues with transport. The Government is working...

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Departmental Staff Rehiring (8 Jul 2014)

Richard Bruton: ...respectively was: €8426.51, €7,350.81, €7,043.50, and €3,879.88.] Principal Officer From 1 March 2012 to February 2013 (i.e. to completion of Interdepartmental Committee Report). To establish facts of State involvement with the Magdalen Laundries €1,889.03 fee for 2012. €8,678.15 fee for 2013. Director of Corporate Enforcement 29/2/12 –...

Mental Health Services: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members] (2 Jul 2014)

Áine Collins: Over the years, we have been trying to deal with many and various injustices of the past, issues like child abuse, mother and children homes, and the Magdalen Laundries. As a society our attitude towards mental health has been appalling. We stigmatised people with mental health problems and in many cases committed them to institutional care. Care was not the motivation. We simply locked...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade: Relations Between Ireland and Great Britain: Ambassador of Ireland to Great Britain (2 Jul 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Maureen O'Sullivan: ..., about contingency plans? What sense is he getting from them of coping should Britain leave the EU? My second question relates to issues I have been involved with in Ireland, such as the Magdalen laundries and I know there are groups of survivors of Magdalen laundries ladies in Britain and I wonder about their contact with the embassy. In relation to prisoner issues in the North, a...

Order of Business (2 Jul 2014)

Seán Ó Fearghaíl: ...in this country. They are mentioned in the programme for Government and there is a very specific commitment to do something. The Government is to be lauded for what it has done for the Magdalens and the survivors of symphysiotomy. Given that the Minister for Health, Deputy Reilly, may be departing the scene, could the Taoiseach give us an assurance that something will be done as a...

Order of Business (1 Jul 2014)

Enda Kenny: .... This will be administered by the State Claims Agency. Many of these women are now elderly and have been waiting for decades for closure. It is another element of what we have had to deal with, from Magdalens to mother and baby homes to all of these issues which have been lying around for years and not dealt with. It was absolutely barbaric treatment and I am glad that today it came...

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed): Ministerial Meetings (1 Jul 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Gerry Adams: ...she was a woman. While it might seem half-humorous, none the less it shows how her rights were contravened. That is the type of attitude that allowed what occurred in the mother and baby homes and Magdalen laundries and malpractices like symphysiotomy to continue. Perhaps there is an opportunity for a national conversation on these big matters and on the need for equality for all...

Other Questions: Mother and Baby Homes Inquiries (1 Jul 2014) See 5 other results from this debate

Maureen O'Sullivan: The Irish Human Rights Commission and the Committee Against Torture of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights have raised the continuing failure to investigate abuse in Magdalen laundries. There are many connections between mother and baby homes, industrial schools and Magdalen laundries. Justice for Magdalenes is an organisation that works with survivors of the...

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