A Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes and a Representative Sample of County Homes has been established. The Commission would like to hear from anyone who was resident in or who worked in any of the Mother and Baby Homes or County Homes that are the subject of the investigation.
The Commission would also like to hear from people who have personal knowledge about the homes, for example, family members of residents, regular visitors or those who supplied services to the homes. Written submissions are welcome and the Confidential Committee will also meet in person with a number of former residents, employees and others with relevant information to hear their experiences.
Confidential Freephone 1800 80-66-88 (from outside of the Republic of Ireland: 00 353 1 6445088). The opening hours for the confidential phone line are Monday to Friday (excluding Irish Bank Holidays) 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.30pm.
Treoir will make a submission in due course.
We would encourage those who have a story to tell or observations to make to contact the Commission www.mbhcoi.ie