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This afternoon.

South William Street, Dublin 2.

Paul Murphy TD with protestors from ScamBridge and UCD Students Union, speaking to  a member of Grafton Cleaners management and the claim that the company’s use of the new  ‘Work Placement Experience Programme’ to get someone to ‘sort and dry clean clothes’ is akin to free labour.

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Scenes outside the Dail last night following Enda Kenny’s apology on behalf of the state to the women that worked in the Magdalene Laundries.

Earlier: ‘I, As Taoiseach…Deeply Regret And Apologise Unreservedly To All Those Women’

From top: Angela Downey, whose mother was a survivor from Good Shepherd; Gabrielle O’Gorman, who was incarcerated at the Sean MacDermott magdalen laundry, escaped but subsequently caught and then brought to another laundry in Limerick; Maureen Sullivan, and sisters Mary McManus and Kathleen Jannette, who were in Stanhope Street; Marina Gambold, Maureen Sullivan, Mary McManus, Kathleen Jannette, Steven O’Riordan, Geraldine Cronin and Julie McClure; Diane Croghan, Josephine Meade, Mary Smith and Kathleen Jannette; Mary McManus and Maureen Sullivan and  Mary McManus, left, and Kathleen Jannette.

(Mark Stedman/Photocall)