Tuesday 21 November 2017

Tuam babies scandal: There but for the grace of God go I

Local historian Catherine Corless at the site of a mass grave for children who died in the Tuam mother and baby home, Galway. Ms Corless’s research led to the mass grave being discovered. Photo: Niall Carson/PA
Local historian Catherine Corless at the site of a mass grave for children who died in the Tuam mother and baby home, Galway. Ms Corless’s research led to the mass grave being discovered. Photo: Niall Carson/PA
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

What a shocking and unchristian discovery of what was unearthed in Tuam.

There is never smoke without fire. People in the town and community of Tuam heard stories of babies being buried in the grounds of the mother and baby home.

As I read the reports, the phrase "there but for the grace of God go I" repeated in my head.

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