Monday, 9 August 2021

Ireland is not unique in its institutional past. It was, however, much later in addressing it and ending it. The Tuam Oral History project is a small piece of the story around this country's historical accountability for its institutional past. Read Full Article (

Thursday, 11 February 2021

Survivors of the Tuam mother and baby homes have criticised the destruction of testimony evidence by the state’s investigating commission but welcomed the introduction of the Tuam Oral History Project. Read Full Article (The Times)

Sunday, 17 January 2021

The report of the investigation into what happened in Ireland’s mother and baby homes has been met with dismay and distrust by many survivors.   Read Full Article (Business Post - subscription required)

Sunday, 17 January 2021

Opening the records goes far beyond this report and shows how survivors were silenced, writes Barry Houlihan. Read Full Article: Irish Independent (subscription required) 

Friday, 15 January 2021

The mother and baby home report underlines why we need to grapple with our country’s dark past, writes Elaine Feeney of the Tuam Oral History Project. Read Full Article (The Guardian)

Thursday, 30 July 2020

A new digital exhibition of the Tuam Oral History Project has opened as researchers and survivors pave the way for consultation on a memorial that could be set within the campus of NUI Galway. Read Full Article (Irish Examiner)

Thursday, 30 July 2020

NUI Galway has launched a new podcast series narrated by actor Cillian Murphy that shares the stories of Mother and Baby Home survivors. It comes as part of a new digital exhibition of the Tuam Oral History Project launched today, featuring biographies of some of the survivors of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home. Read Full Article (Western People)

Monday, 9 September 2019

....... Some say the veil still hasn't lifted. Read Full Article (  

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Tuam Mother and Baby Home survivors will tell their stories on a new RTÉ podcast, Morning Ireland Extra. Read Full Article (

Friday, 14 June 2019

In the second edition of Morning Ireland Extra's podcast on Tuam Mother and Baby Home, we meet two survivors with vastly different perspectives on their time in Tuam. Read Full Article (

Friday, 7 June 2019

Earlier this year survivors of the mother-and-baby home at Tuam, Co Galway, gathered at NUI Galway for the launch of The Tuam Oral History Project.  The initiative, separate to the Mother and Baby Homes Commission, is aimed at giving survivors and those associated with the home an opportunity to tell their personal stories.  Read Full Article (

Friday, 8 February 2019

A project aimed at collecting the personal histories of people born at the Tuam mother-and-baby home was launched in Galway on Thursday. Read Full Article (Irish Times)

Thursday, 7 February 2019

The testimonies of people who spent time in the mother-and-baby-home in Tuam are to be recorded and archived as part of a new initiative. Read Full Article (

Thursday, 7 February 2019

NUI Galway has hosted a public event with members from the Tuam Home Survivors Network and featuring a range of speakers, including historian Catherine Corless, Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley of the Department of History, NUI Galway, and Irish Examiner reporter Conall Ó Fátharta. Read Full Article (Irish Examiner) 

Saturday, 2 February 2019

A fresh archive of the oral history of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home will ensure that the stories of injustice from that place are not lost to history. Read Full Article (

Friday, 1 February 2019

The personal histories and experiences of survivors of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home are to be gathered by researchers at NUI Galway. Read Full Article (Irish Examiner) 



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