23/10/2017 - Tuam Home Survivors Network welcomes the Statement today by Minister Katherine Zappone that she is in possession of the Report from the Group of Experts that were appointed to provide their opinions on the site of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home.

We note that the Report has also been forwarded to the Attorney General and members of the Cabinet. We look forward to receiving a copy of the Report and the opportunity to provide feedback from the perspective of family members and survivors of the Home.

20/10/2017 - Tuam Home Survivors Network congratulate Catherine Corless on being awarded The Bar of Ireland Human Rights Award 2017.  Catherine has exposed that which affects all - the children, whose location remains unclear, are part of us, our families, our communities, our citizenship. 

06/10/2017 - Minister Zappone meets with former residents in Cork

A second Facilitated Meeting is taking place today (6th October 2017) at the Clayton Silver Springs Hotel just outside Cork city centre. This event was aimed at former residents and their supporters who were unable to attend the initial meeting held in June at the Weston Hotel in Dublin. Approximately 30 people are participating in the day including former residents, members of representative groups and their supporters.

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