Saturday 19 August 2017

Our past was cruel but decent people are righting wrongs

A plaque at the Baby gravesite at Tuam Mother and Baby home
A plaque at the Baby gravesite at Tuam Mother and Baby home
Sarah Carey

Sarah Carey

The Tuam babies story presents us with the usual depressing challenges, but some hope.

The challenges include distinguishing the facts from the hysterics and the blame-storming from the truth.

Rosita Boland in The Irish Times did us all a favour by interviewing Catherine Corless, who spent significant time and money researching the deaths at the home.

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