March Deadline for Tuam Home Submissions

Galway Independent
December 28, 2016

Tuam Mother and Baby Home residents and former employees have until 1 March 2017 to meet the confidential committee investigating the home and others across the country.

The Tuam Mother and Baby Home was open for 36 years, from 1925 to 1961. The Mother and Baby Home Commission of Investigation would like to hear from anyone who was resident in or who worked in the Tuam Home or any of the other 13 Mother and Baby Homes or four County Homes which are the subject of the investigation.

“We would also like to hear from people who have personal knowledge about the homes, for example, family members of residents, regular visitors or those who supplied services to the homes,” said a Commission spokesperons.

The confidential committee have been meeting former residents in person along with employees and others with relevant information to hear first-hand their experiences of the homes. All meetings are held in private and a Commission spokesperson said that “people who are interviewed are guaranteed confidentiality.” The Commission also welcomes written submissions.

Anyone wishing to contact the Commission can do so on Freephone 1800-80-66-88 or email . See for more details.








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