11 Mar 2022

Northern Ireland victims of institutional abuse receive Stormont public apology

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

Five years ago a landmark inquiry concluded that over a 73-year period, children in Northern Ireland’s care homes suffered systemic physical, emotional and sexual abuse and neglect.

Today, the victims of that abuse were finally given the apology they were promised by ministers in the Northern Ireland Assembly, the successors of those who failed to protect them as children.