Ex-residents of 'Magadalene' laundries to get '£29m'

Ireland will pay ex-residents of Catholic 'Magdalene' laundries at least £29 million, or €34.5 million, the Associated Press reports.

Members of Magdalene Survivors Together in Dublin in February.
Members of Magdalene Survivors Together in Dublin in February. Credit: PA Wire/Niall Parson

More: Irish premier apologises to women forced to work in Catholic Church-run workhouses known as Magdalene Laundries.

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