[Audio] Cork politician speaks about her own experiences in Bessboro Mother and Baby home

16th July 2014, Wednesday
By Elaine Murphy

A Cork politician has spoken publicly for the first time about how SHE
was born in a mother and baby home,
and then visited the same institution 17 years later when SHE became pregnant

Yoghal County Cllr Mary Linehan-Foley spoke about her own experiences
during a debate in Cork County Hall on the need for an independent Commission of Investigation.

Councillors passed a motion endorsing the need for the Government’s inquiry.

TheCork.ie Reporter David O’Sullivan has been speaking with Cllr Linehan-Foley


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