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Ireland's missing babies cast light on dark history

By: Siobhán SILKE
1 min

The world was shocked when the remains of almost 800 babies were dug up in a small Irish town recently... babies buried more than half a century ago. This story, sadly, has happened before in institutions known as "mother and baby" homes. They were harsh, unforgiving places where pregnant girls were expected to atone for the "sin" of their pregnancy. France 24's Siobhan Silke has met women for whom the recent revelations have brought back devastating memories.


A programme prepared by Elise Duffau and Patrick Lovett

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