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2004 Announcements

21st December, 2004

Public Hearings

Hearings in relation to Our Lady of Succour Industrial School, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford ("Newtownforbes") will take place fromTuesday 11th January 2005 until Wednesday 12th January, 2005 (these dates are provisional).

They will be held in The Arbitration Centre, The Distillery Building, Church Street, Dublin 7.

Hearings will commence each day at 10-30am.

Evidence will be given by The Congregation of Sisters of Mercy.

Transcripts from each day's public hearing will be posted to the Commission's website as soon as available.


9th September, 2004

Public Hearings

Public Hearings in relation to St. Joseph's Industrial School, Ferryhouse, Co. Tipperary have been completed. Therefore, there will be no hearings held on Friday 10th and Monday 13th September.


3rd September, 2004

Public Hearings

Hearings in relation to St. Joseph's Industrial School, Ferryhouse, Co. Tipperary will take place in the Arbitration Centre, The Distillery Building, Church Street, Dublin 7. These hearings will commence on the 6th September. Further evidence will be given on 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 13th of September. Hearings will commence at 10.30 each morning.

Evidence will be given by the Rosminian Institute of Charity in Ireland.


16th June, 2004

Decision of the Investigation Committee in relation to the Position Paper of 7th May 2004.

The Chairperson of the Investigation Committee, Mr. Justice Sean Ryan, today gave the Decision of the Investigation Committee in relation to the Position Paper of 7th May 2004.

View The decision document in PDF : HTML

View The transcript of the hearing in PDF : HTML


7th May, 2004

Opening Statement of the Investigation Committee

The Chairperson of the Investigation Committee, Mr. Justice Sean Ryan, today gave his Opening Statement and published a Position Paper of the Committee. Copies of the Position Paper, Mr. Justice Ryan's Statement and a Statement on behalf of the Committee's Legal Team can be downloaded here.

View The Position Paper in PDF : HTML

View The Judge Ryan's Statement in PDF : HTML

View The Legal Team's Statement in PDF : HTML


30th January, 2004

Third Interim Report

The Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse today published its Third Interim Report.

View The Third Interim report in PDF


16th January, 2004

COMMISSION TO INQUIRE INTO CHILD ABUSE

Government publishes report of Judge Ryan

On Thursday, 15th January 2004, The Minister for Education and Science, Mr. Noel Dempsey, T.D., acting on behalf of the Government, published Judge Sean Ryan's Review into the working of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse.

View The Sean Ryan's review in PDF : HTML




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