Infant deaths: Tuam is only the beginning

Infant deaths: Tuam is only the beginning
Sean Ross Abbey in Roscrea: the prospects for infants who were born into care homes varied widely.

The story of the week is not that a mass grave has been discovered in Tuam, Co Galway.

Historian Conor Mulvagh gained access to the archives of the Dublin diocese last week, inspecting for the first time documents which show that the terrible revelations from Tuam are by no means an isolated incident.

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