Restorative Justice & Reparations

Towards Transitional Justice: Recognition, Truth-telling, and Institutional Abuse in Ireland

This international conference takes place at Boston College on November 1st and 2nd, 2018. About the conference (taken from the conference website here): This conference brings together scholars, survivors, and activists in the international field of Transitional Justice, with a specific focus on the Irish state’s response to the nation’s history of institutional abuse. Researchers, students […]

Magdalene Commission Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference set by government for Mr Justice Quirke Mr Justice Quirke will, taking into account the findings of the “Report of the Inter-Departmental Committee to establish the facts of State involvement with the Magdalene Laundries”, be asked to do the following: (i) to advise on the establishment of an ex gratia Scheme (to […]

Dublin Honours Magdalenes

latest news Justice for Magdalenes Research (JFMR) today (Friday March 9th) warmly welcomed Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan’s communication that he will facilitate their plans to honour survivors of the Magdalene Laundries at a two-day event in Dublin this June. Because the department is the only organisation with details of those who spent time in […]