Enda Kenny: 'For many years we failed you'

The head of the Irish Government Enda Kenny's apology to women who were made to work in Catholic-run workhouses known as Magdalene laundries.

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Irish PM's workhouse apology

The Irish prime minister has made a tearful apology to the thousands of women locked up in Catholic-run workhouses known as Magdalene laundries between 1922 and 1996. Records confirmed 10,012 women spent time in the workhouses across the country.