'Significant' Amount of Human Remains found at Mother and Child home in Galway

'Significant' Amount of Human Remains found at Mother and Child home in Galway
Sean Reidy
Sean Reidy

3 Mar 2017

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.