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-  Alan Shatter TD

Government agreed details of implementation of Quirke Scheme for women in Magdalen laundries

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, today announced that the Government has agreed the details on how to implement the recommendations of Judge Quirke for an ex-gratia scheme for the benefit of those who were admitted to and worked in the Magdalen laundries, St Mary’s Training Centre, Stanhope Street and House of Mercy Training School, Summerhill, Wexford.

-  Fine Gael Press Office

Government welcomes the publication of NESC’s report

The report reflects the Council’s belief that the journey to find a way through Ireland’s banking, fiscal, economic, social and reputational crises, has highlighted the fact that strategies and policies can only be provisional starting points.

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