The state inquiry into mother and baby homes has confirmed 'significant quantities' of human remains were discovered at a site in Tuam.
The remains were found in what is understood to be a septic tank at the former Bon Secours home.
It says a sample of the remains show they were aged between 35 foetal weeks and 2-3 years.
A public helpline has been set up for anyone who may be affected, and can be reached at 01 6473118.
Have a look at the full statement here.
BREAKING: Commission of Investigation into mother and baby homes confirms discovery of human remains in 'septic tank' structure in Tuam pic.twitter.com/q1wRak00OB— Gavan Reilly (@gavreilly) March 3, 2017