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[Children’s minister Charles Flanagan outside Leinster House, Dublin today]

“My determination is to ensure all of the issues are dealt with in a way which is comprehensive,” said Mr []Charlie] Flanagan. He added that it was essential the facts were established and a “light was shone on this dark period”.

Inquiry into mother and baby homes to be set up (Irish Times)

He’s all light and heart.

“They can’t earn money. They can’t earn, if you like, a living. What the State does is provides a sum of €19 a week. Of course it’s insufficient but this is the direct provision regime.”

Charlie Flanagan, January 2014.

Oh.

Céad Míle Fáilte (Jan 14, 2014)

 (Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)