Mother and Baby Homes in the Republic of Ireland
Mother Baby homes were established in Ireland in the 1920s. They acted as an institution that housed unmarried mothers and their children as Irish society excluded them. Some 56,000 unmarried mothers and 57,000 children passed through the doors of these homes which were ran by Roman Catholic nuns. The last Mother and Baby Home was closed down in 1998, in June 2014 the Irish government begun an investigation into 18 Mother and Baby Homes around the country.
P.A. Duffy & Co Solicitors have been working closely with mothers and children born into these institutes, to seek justice from the violations they have faced. Our Human Rights and Judicial Review solicitors are highly experienced and will help you acquire the compensation you deserve.
How do I make a claim for Mother and Baby Homes compensation?
If you or your baby were affected by the legacy of historic institutional abuse that occurred at the Mother and Baby Homes in Ireland, you are advised to speak to a solicitor as soon as possible.
If you ask us to represent you, we will start by taking details of the event and assess what has happened and who is responsible. We will put together evidence in support of your claim and contact the relevant parties to advise them of the claim.
Speak to our Human Rights solicitors in Dungannon, Belfast and Dublin
For a consultation with one of our experts, call us on 028 8772 2102 (UK) or 01 533 7860 (IE). We will talk through your situation with you and discuss what the first steps are in making an Inquest. We can also answer any questions you may have.
How can I finance a Mother and Baby Home compensation claim?
We know that funding a claim might be a worry, so we offer a range of options. These include:
Legal Expenses Cover
After the Event Insurance (ATE insurance)
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