Survivors of Magdalene laundries have rejected Taoiseach Enda Kenny's apology and demanded a fuller admission from the government and the religious orders involved.
– Maureen Sullivan, Magdalene Survivors Together
That is not an apology. He is the Taoiseach of our country, he is the Taoiseach of the Irish people, and that is not a proper apology.
Another survivor Mary Smyth said she endured inhumane conditions in a laundry, which she said was worse than being in prison
– Mary Smyth
I will go to the grave with what happened. It will never ever leave me.