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Catherine Corless watching the live feed of the report into the mother and baby homes at her home on Tuesday. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Catherine Corless watching the live feed of the report into the mother and baby homes at her home on Tuesday. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Ray Ryan

Catherine Corless watching the live feed of the report into the mother and baby homes at her home on Tuesday. Photograph: Ray Ryan

The wickedness of it all still burns in Mary Moriarty's memory even after 45 years.

She hoped the long-awaited report into the horrors of the Tuam Children's Home would bring some peace of mind, but it hasn't.

In the hours after the report was released, historian Catherine Corless, who selflessly and doggedly dragged the truth into the light, felt deflated and hurt.


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