SOS statement on meeting with Minister James Reilly

Government accused of trying to blindfold survivors of symphysiotomy by setting up an opaque and closed-ended process. Survivors of Symphysiotomy are dismayed at the Government’s failure to engage with their demands, following their meeting with Minister James Reilly this afternoon.

SOS statement on the appointment of Judge Yvonne Murphy

SOS are dismayed with the terms of reference set out for Judge Yvonne Murphy who has been appointed by Government to produce a report for Government on a potential redress scheme. ‘We have no criticism whatsoever to make of the

Press resources : Low resolution image of SOS meeting with James Reilly : 25th Nov 2013

SOS Spokesperson Marie O’Connor with symphysiotomy survivors Vera McCardle, Ellen Moore and Marie and Billy Crean outside Dáil Éireann this afternoon (25th Nov 2013). Credit: None

Press release : James Reilly calls eleventh hour meeting with survivors of symphysiotomy

Survivors of the destructive operation of symphysiotomy are due to to meet Minister James Reilly this lunchtime. ‘Survivors of Symphysiotomy were given 18 hours’ notice of this meeting with the Minister’, said Marie O’Connor, Chairperson of Survivors of Symphysiotomy (SoS).

Survivors won’t enter into any Magdalene type redress scheme

Survivors will not enter Magdalene type redress scheme Following a meeting between members of Survivors of Symphysiotomy (SoS) and Minister for Health James Reilly, SoS Chairperson Marie O’Connor has said that survivors will not engage with any so-called redress scheme

Video: Clare Daly calls for action toward justice for survivors of symphysiotomy

Dublin North TD Clare Daly today called upon the government to take immediate steps toward justice for the survivors of symphysiotomy in Ireland. Speaking during leader’s questions the United Left Alliance TD spoke at length about the unique needs of

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