Sally Mulready, Chair of IWSSN

BBC: ‘Magdalene laundries: UK women’s ‘fast settlement’ calls’

The BBC reported on the meeting organised by the Irish Women Survivors Support Network (IWSSN) between women who were incarcerated in Magdalene laundries and Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD.

Women who spent time in the Republic of Ireland’s Magdalene laundries have called for a “fast, fair and just” settlement for their suffering.

Sally Mulready, who chairs the Irish Women’s Survivors Network, described the meeting as “significant”.

“It was a very warm meeting,” she said. “I think there’s a consensus here that we will be looking forward to a very wholesome, heartfelt apology from Enda Kenny on behalf of the state on Tuesday.”

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