Following the announcement earlier that the final report by the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes will be released in the week commencing January 11…
…we were joined by Mother and Baby Home adoptees Karen Trimnell (top left), Eunan Duffy (bottom right) and Breeda Murphy (bottom left), PRO of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home Alliance.
The 3,000 plus-page report will include the testimonies of people who lived and worked in homes between the 1920s and the 1990s. However, the commission only looked at a sample of 13 homes, all in the south.
Karen and Eunan both discovered within the last five years that they had been ‘adopted’ from the Marianvale home (top) in Newry, County Down, run by the Good Shepherd Sisters.
Eunan and Breeda call to have homes in Northern Ireland investigated while New Yorker Karen reveals how she ended up in the United States with three different birth certificates.
Previously: Mother and Baby Homes on Broadsheet
Top pic: BBC News