Decades-Old Mass Grave Of Children Of Unwed Mothers Confirmed In Ireland

starfisherPublished: March 5, 2017Updated: March 6, 201748 views
Published: March 5, 2017Updated: March 6, 2017

Between 1925 and the 1960s, in a tiny town called Tuam in western Ireland's County Galway, thousands of "fallen women" and their "illegitimate" children passed through the Mother and Baby Home operated by the Congregation of the Sisters of Bon Secours. After a period of involuntary service and penance, many of the women who came to the home left to resume their lives, as The Post's Terrence McCoy reported in 2014.

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