Mother & Bay Home Redress Scheme: 2022

The long awaited Bill to give survivors of mother and baby homes redress payments is to go to Cabinet in April 2022. However it now appears that interim payments, particularly to the elderly, have been effectively ruled out. The design of the scheme is predicated on a single payment based on evidence of residency.

The following are the institutions which were the subject matter of investigation and dealt with in the Report

  1. Ard Mhuire, Dunboyne, Co Meath;
  2. Belmont (Flatlets), Belmont Ave, Dublin 4;
  3. Bessboro House, Blackrock, Cork;
  4. Bethany Home [Originally Blackhall Place, Dublin 7 and subsequently

from 1934 onwards Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6;

  1. Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home, Tuam, Co. Galway;
  2. Denny House, Eglinton Rd, Dublin 4 [ Originally known as the

Magdalen

Home, of 8 Lower Leeson St, Dublin 2;

  1. Kilrush, Cooraclare Rd, Co. Clare;
  2. Manor House, Castlepollard, Co Westmeath;
  3. Ms. Carr’s (or also known as Ms. Carr’s Flatlets), 16 Northbrook Rd,

Dublin 6;

  1. Regina Coeli Hostel, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7, and
  2. Sean Ross Abbey, Roscrea, Co Tipperary;
  3. St. Gerard’s, originally 39, Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1.
  4. St. Patrick’s, Navan Road, Dublin 7 (originally known as Pelletstown,

later moved to Eglinton House, Eglinton Rd, Dublin 4)

  1. The Castle, Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal.

The following County Homes were also included in the Report:

  1. St Kevin’s Institution (Dublin Union)
  2. Stranorlar County Home, Co Donegal (St Joseph’s)
  3. Cork City County Home (St Finbarr’s)
  4. Thomastown County Home, Co Kilkenny (St Columba’s).

If you require assistance or advice in relation to any aspect of the proposed scheme or in relation to your rights and entitlements please contact our office at 045-432382 or see our website for details www.bnsolicitors.ie

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