Enda Kenny in danger of breaking his promise to the women of the Magdalene Laundries


Sue Murphy

“Another Magdalene Survivor passes away without compensation, medical card, seeing national monument and saddest of all the son she gave up” – those are the words of Magdalene Survivors Together founder Steven O’Riordain via twitter this morning.

Her death comes as the Dail is due to debate the Redress for Women Resident in Certain Institutions Bill 2014.

‘Justice for Magdalenes Research’ have criticised the health care provisions in the bill for not matching up to what was promised in 2013.

Here’s Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s apology in the Dail to the survivors of the Magdalene Laundries in February 2013:

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