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  • And so on behalf of the government, the state and its citizens.

  • I apologize for the profound generational wrong visited upon Irish mothers and their Children who ended up in a mother and baby home or a county home.

  • As the commission says plainly, they should not have bean there.

  • The Irish state, as the main funding authority for the majority of these institutions, had the ultimate ability to exert control over these institutions.

  • The state failed you, the mothers and Children in these homes.

  • I apologize for this shame and stigma which they were subjected to on which, for some, remains a Borden.

  • To this day in apologizing, I want to emphasize that each of you were in an institution because of the rounds of others.

  • Each of you is blameless.

  • Each of you did nothing wrong and has nothing to be ashamed off.

And so on behalf of the government, the state and its citizens.

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