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New Report on the Magdalen Laundries

Posted on February 6, 2013 in Reports

The following report will be linked from the Library catalog:

Report of the Inter-Departmental Committee to establish the facts of State involvement with the Magdalen Laundries.

From the introduction, by Senator Martin McAleese:

This Report has established that approximately 10,000 women are known to
have entered a Magdalen Laundry from the foundation of the State in 1922
until the closure of the last Laundry in 1996.