The SWAN Ireland winter bulletin 2012 is now available to download. We would like to thank everyone who contributed to this edition of the bulletin. The amount of hard work and effort that has gone into establishing SWAN Ireland in the past few months is fantastic and exciting to see. We hope that 2013 will bring even more radical social workers, social care workers etc out in force!

 

  • Tuam babies: How the English ‘sent back’ unmarried mothers to Ireland

Policy Press author, academic and SWAN Ireland member Paul Michael Garrett discusses the issues surrounding unmarried mothers in his book "Social work and Irish people in Britain". This blog post looks at this topic and touches on the recent story covering the headlines in Ireland, the Tuam babies.

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