Posts Tagged ‘Tuam mother and baby home’

Hundreds of dead infants found at Irish convent Comments 1

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Hundreds of dead infants’ remains have been found buried in sewers at an Irish convent. The was used as a home for unmarried mothers in Tuam, Ireland for several decades. It was closed in the early 1980s. The find has backed up a historian’s claim that up to 800 children may lie in an unmarked Read more

Doubt cast on aspects of Irish child deaths stories Comments 2

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Aspects of the media frenzy that 796 bodies of Irish children were supposedly dumped by nuns in a disused septic tank are lacking hard evidence. A media storm followed the reported discovery of the remains of hundreds of children from a mother and baby home run by the Bon Secours nuns in Tuam in Ireland Read more