Magdalen survivors seek €100m compensation fund

Survivors of the Magdalen Laundries are seeking a compensation fund worth at least €100 million.

17th February, 2013
Mary Smith from Cork at a Magdalen Laundry protest outside the Dáil. Photo: PA

Survivors of the Magdalen Laundries are seeking a compensation fund worth at least €100 million.

A compensation scheme has been submitted to government for survivors of the laundries by the representative group that met Taoiseach Enda Kenny last week. The package includes a national museum and state memorial on the site of the last laundry to close its doors in Dublin. The premises, on Sean McDermott Street, is now owned by Dublin City Council.

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