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Listen: KCC Urged To Make Submission On Legislation On Burials At Mother & Baby Homes.

: 23/02/2021 - 16:42

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.

tuesbreeda15.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

File image: Kildare County Council HQ/RollingNews

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