Belfast’s Milltown Cemetery: “Limbo Babies,”  Belfast’s Milltown Cemetery: Atmosphere ‘tense,’ ‘emotions … just below the surface’ (First published 2012) Last year’s BBC documentary on Ireland’s “Limbo Babies” [featured on our Family History YouTube channel] brought to light an emotionally charged issue that affected almost all of our Irish ancestors.  Ever since the Roman Catholic Church declared that the non-baptized were … Continue reading

Tuam Babies Press Release 11th June 2014

We SAVIA etc, would like to bring to your attention the on-going situation in the South of Ireland As many of you are already aware we have had to follow suit in seeking an investigation into the horrific events which unfolded from the Ryan report and other investigations that followed Ryan, which led to the … Continue reading

March and vigil in Dublin on Wednesday, 11th June, to commemorate the 796 children who perished in the St Mary’s Mother and Child Home in Tuam, Co. Galway. The march will begin at the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Mespil Road, Dublin 4, at 7.00 p.m. It will conclude at the gates of Dáil Eireann on Merrion Square with a candlelit vigil. At the Dáil the names of the 796 children who perished will be read out. As each name is read a child’s shoe, bib, toy or flowers will be brought up and left at the gates of the Dáil.

change of premises: we now have a small office in the CFNI building (near Europa bus station in Belfast) until we source funding for a drop in centre