14/09/2018 -The second meeting of the Collaborative Forum was held on Wednesday 12th of September in City Hall, Dublin.

The membership of the three sub-committees, as envisioned in the Charter for the Collaborative Forum, was agreed by Forum members

Membership of the committees are as follows:

Terminology, Identity
and Representation
Health and
Wellbeing Supports
Memorialisation and
Personal Narrative:
Susan Lohan
Alice McEvoy
Kathy Finn
Rosemary Adaser
Terri Harrison
Bernie Harold
Patrick McDonagh 

Alice Coughlan
Alice Carroll
Amanda Quigley
Conrad Bryan
Finbarr O’Regan
Sidney Herdman

Helen McGree
Carmel Cantwell
Mary Harney
Mary Lawlor
Samantha Long
Paul Redmond

The minutes and updates on the work of the Forum will be available on the Collaborative Forum section of the Department’s website next week.


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Mother and Baby Home Monthly Update - September 2018