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April 28, 2017

The Tradgedy of Bon Secours Ireland Deaths

796 children died at Tuam, Co. Galway Ireland in the Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home between 1925 and 1960. No one realized so many, far more than the norm, had died until remains were uncovered recently. The Journal has published the names and ages of all the children who died.

Investigations revealed the remains when sewage chambers were dug up.

Read more about this disturbing event at Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home

1 comment:

Claudia said...

How very sad.