Hundreds enquire about Magdalene compensation scheme
on 20/02/2013 20:39:11
People have been invited to register with the Department of Justice from today, to ensure they are included in the compensation scheme.
A spokeswoman for the Department of Justice said that 200 people had contacted the special helpline by lunchtime.
Meanwhile, the Government is to consider extending the scope of the Magdalene redress scheme to include Bethany House, and the Summerhill training centre in Co. Wexford.