Ireland to exhume babies’ mass grave to provide proper burial

FILE PHOTO: A children's playground now occupies part of the site of the former mother-and-baby home run by the Bon Secours nuns, next to where the remains of an unknown number of babies and toddlers were found buried, in Tuam, western Ireland, March 7, 2017. Photograph taken on March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s government on Tuesday approved the exhumation and reburial of the decades-old remains of hundreds of babies left in unmarked graves at the site of a former church-run home for unwed mothers in the western town of Tuam. Findings last year by an official inquiry that “significant quantities” of remains were stored […]

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