Kildare County Council is being urged to make a submission to the Oireachtas committee that will scrutinise proposed legislation allowing excavations, exhumations and re-interment of remains at former mother-and-baby home institutions.
Mayor of Kildare, Mark Stafford, issued a formal apology yesterday to the women and children "who suffered as a result of this councils failure to look" after them
KCC ran the County Home in Athy between 1898 and 1969, but women from Kildare were sent to Mother & Baby Homes across Ireland.
Breeda Murphy is of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home Alliance
She's been speaking to Kildare Today.
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