Bon Secours Sisters

Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home (1925–1961)

Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home (1925–1961)

Between 1925 and 1961, a Roman Catholic order of nuns called the Bon Secours Sisters operated the Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home, or the Home, an institution where unmarried pregnant women gave birth in Tuam, Ireland. Pregnant women who delivered their infants at the Home were required to work at the Home for no less than one year without pay.

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