From top: Minister for Children Affairs Katherine Zappone; Tuam; Options from the Expert Technical Group
Following a leak in this morning’s Irish Times, The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone has published the Report of the Expert Technical Group (ETG) into the mass grave found at the former Mother and Baby Home, Tuam, Co. Galway.
Minister Zappone said.
“The Report identifies five possible options [see above] for managing the site and appropriately responding to the discovery of infant remains interred at this location.
The Report will now be shared widely and Galway County Council will facilitate a structured consultation process with a strong focus around Tuam.
“I want to ensure that whatever action is taken respects the memory and dignity of those who are buried there and takes account of the concerns and wishes of all who are affected, whether as former residents of thehome, relatives of those who may be buried there, or as local residents who live near the site”