01/09/2017 - Announcement of facilitated consultation with former residents.

Minister Katherine Zappone is pleased to confirm the arrangements for the second facilitated consultation with former residents of mother and baby homes. The meeting will take place at the Clayton Silver Springs Hotel in Cork City on the 6th of October. 

04/08/2017 - Expert Technical Group continues its work in relation to the Tuam site

The Expert Technical Group established by Minister Katherine Zappone is making progress in its work. An extensive geophysical survey was undertaken on site at Tuam in July. This consisted of data
collection through a variety of non invasive techniques, over the course of 5 days.

07/07/2017 - Introduction from Minister Katherine Zappone
Welcome to our first Monthly Update on Issues Relating to Mother and Baby Homes.
I have listened carefully to the requests from former residents, their families and supporters to enhance our communication of information on a regular basis. In response, my Department’s monthly update will provide information on the measures being progressed across Government to respond to the issues which have emerged so far from the work of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes