Derek Ryan

Dreamers & Believers

"Relief" As Final Mother And Baby Home Report To Be Published Later

The Taoiseach will make a state apology in the Dáil tomorrow.

The Commission of Investigations final report into Mother and Baby Homes will be published later.

It was started in 2015 following claims the bodies of 796 babies lay in an unmarked grave at the Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam.

The 4,000 page report looks at 18 homes and is expected to show 9,000 children died in the institutions - around 1 in 7 of the babies born there.

Before its publication this afternoon, it'll be discussed at Cabinet and presented to survivors.

Chair of the Coalition of Mother and Baby Home Survivors, Paul Redmond, who was born in Castlepollard Mother and Baby Home, says there's a great sense of relief the report is finally being published:

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