Opinion Editorials

on the Restorative Justice Scheme

O’Rourke & Smith, ‘Magdalene survivors are still waiting for restorative justice’, Irish Times (6 February 2014): http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/magdalene-survivors-are-still-waiting-for-restorative-justice-1.1680691

McGettrick, Steed, Smith, O’Rourke, O’Donnell, ‘Restorative Justice for Magdalenes’, Irish Examiner (19 February 2014): http://www.irishexaminer.com/viewpoints/analysis/restorative-justice-for-magdalenes-259187.html

Claire McGettrick, ‘Justice for Magdalenes Continue to Advocate For Survivors’, Public Interest Law Alliance Bulletin, (3rd June 2015): http://www.pila.ie/resources/bulletin/2015/06/03/justice-for-magdalenes-continue-to-advocate-for-survivors

James Smith, ‘Rite & Reason: Death of an inspirational Magdalene survivor’ Irish Times (29 March 2016): http://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/rite-reason-death-of-an-inspirational-magdalene-survivor-1.2589767

James Smith, ‘Will Mother and Baby Homes Commission advertise to the hidden Irish diaspora?’ Irish Times (9 November 2016): http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/abroad/will-mother-and-baby-homes-commission-advertise-to-the-hidden-irish-diaspora-1.2859793

On the need for apologies

Maeve O’Rourke, ‘Take this chance, Taoiseach – apologise to each and every one’, Irish Independent (16th February 2013):  http://www.independent.ie/opinion/analysis/maeve-orourke-take-this-chance-taoiseach-apologise-to-each-and-every-one-29075025.html

Dr Katherine O’Donnell, ‘State must force orders to apologise’, Irish Independent (6th February 2014): http://www.independent.ie/opinion/analysis/dr-katherine-odonnell-state-must-force-orders-to-apologise-29984790.html

on abuse in the magdalene laundries

Maeve O’Rourke, It’s time we learnt the truth about Magdalene Laundries’, Irish Independent (5th July 2014): http://www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/its-time-we-learnt-the-truth-about-magdalene-laundries-30408325.html

on Deaths and Burial Practices

Claire McGettrick, ‘Magdalene Survivors are Still Seeking Justice’, Irish Examiner (14th July, 2014): http://www.irishexaminer.com/viewpoints/analysis/magdalene-survivors-are-still-seeking-justice-275291.html

Claire McGettrick, ‘Magdalene Laundries: Truth Hidden Behind a Wall of Silence’, Irish Examiner (12th January, 2015): http://www.irishexaminer.com/viewpoints/analysis/magdalene-laundries-truth-hidden-behind-a-wall-of-silence-306355.html

Claire McGettrick, ‘Remembering the Magdalene Women on International Women’s Day’, Human Rights in Ireland (8th March 2016): http://humanrights.ie/uncategorized/remembering-the-magdalene-women-on-international-womens-day/