Radio review: Questioning Official Ireland’s take on a dark past

The Mother and Baby Homes Report came in for considerable criticism on the airwaves last week

17th January, 2021
Radio review: Questioning Official Ireland’s take on a dark past
The investigation into the Mother and Baby Homes was leaked to the press before the survivors were able to see it

Last Sunday, survivors of one of the darkest chapters in Irish history awoke to read details of their past on the pages of the Sunday Independent. The newspaper ran a detailed story based on the leaked report from the Commission of Investigation into the Mother and Baby Homes, which was scheduled for release on Tuesday.

Reviewing the headlines for the newspaper review slot on The Brendan O’Connor Show (RTE Radio 1, weekends, 11am-1pm), the host...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

TV review: Detecting the dead hand of De Valera in old traumas

Appetite for Distraction: our home entertainment picks

Radio review: A sobering reminder of the devastating effects of Covid on the arts world

Appetite For Distraction: this week’s home entertainment picks