Research Report on Mother and Baby Homes and Magdalene Laundries in Northern Ireland

Date published: 26 January 2021

Research into Mother and Baby Homes was commissioned in 2017 to inform the Northern Ireland Executive about the operation of the Homes and Laundries in Northern Ireland from 1922-1999.  


Each chapter of the Report can be accessed through the links below or the Report can be downloaded in full.

Counselling / Mental Health Support Services Mental health and counselling support services are available to anyone affected by historical practice in this area. Access to help and support in your locality, including through your GP and specialised healthcare professionals, can be accessed on the Minding Your Head website:

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