Saskia Weber and Terry Prone of the Communications Clinic
You may recall the unresolved Tuam Babies saga.
During the Summer, French documentary maker Saskia Weber sought access to members of the order running the Mother and Baby home at the centre of this international story..
The reply was swift.
And fairly blunt, in fairness.
In reality, between 1925-1961 when the home was run by the Bon Secours Order of nuns, 79 per cent of children born there died there.
The whereabouts of their bodies are unknown.
Even the head of the order conceded to one relative:
And if she doesn’t know…
Meanwhile, Ms Weber’s documentary will be shown on France 3 by independent producers Sunset Presse, whose Les Blanchisseuses de Magdalen (1998) inspired the making of The Magdalene Sisters (2002).
Saskia email Via Kevin Higgins