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Home Baby ‘hurt by scandal’ defends nuns

Wednesday, 15th May, 2019 5:08pm

Story by Jacqueline Hogge
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Home Baby ‘hurt by scandal’ defends nuns

Eamon Costello. Photo: Ray Ryan

Home Baby ‘hurt by scandal’ defends nuns

Eamon Costello. Photo: Ray Ryan

A 'HOME baby' has come out in defence of the Bon Secours sisters. Another order of nuns cared for him and his infant brother after they were orphaned in the 1930s.

Eamonn Costello, 88, who lives in Kilconnell, Ballinasloe, says the ongoing attacks on the religious order since the remains of almost 800 babies and children were confirmed at the site of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home are unfair.
Speaking to The Tuam Herald he says he and many other people have been ‘hurt by the scandal’ and says the persecution of the nuns is unwarranted.

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