Commission of inquiry stymied by own remit - News Summed Up

Commission of inquiry stymied by own remit


An ‘Irish Examiner’ investigation last month revealed infant burials as late as 1990 in unmarked graves in the Cork City cemetery. An Irish Examiner investigation last month revealed infant burials as late as 1990 in unmarked graves in a Cork City cemetery — and has laid these limitations bare. Under the current commission, these other institutions are only examined in terms of specific links to mother and baby homes. Just hours after giving birth, he was placed in the care of a religious-run adoption agency, St Patrick’s Guild in Dublin. So whether it is infant deaths or illegal adoption, the mother and baby homes inquiry will only scratch the surface of a scandal.


Source: Irish Examiner April 16, 2018 23:03 UTC


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