Thursday, 7 December 2017



Tuam Home Survivors Network: Official Launch

Tuam Home Survivors Network and website will be officially launched on Saturday 16th December 2017 @3.30pm in the Corralea Court Hotel, Tuam.
The primary mission of the group is to support survivors of Mother and Baby Homes by offering solidarity and friendship through a peer-supportive network while holding State and Religious Orders to account.
The group will be launched by Catherine Corless and Mia Mullarkey of Ishka films. Mia's award winning short documentary: ‘Mother and Baby’ which will be screened on the day, had its world premier at the Cork Film Festival on November 18th where it won first prize. 
The day will commence with music by Sharon Murphy (The Voice UK) and will end with story-telling and craic.

All are welcome.


Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Sharon Murphy - Tuam Home Survivors Official Launch


Tuam Home Survivors Network: Official launch

Special guest- The amazingly talented Sharon Murphy!!!!!


An open invitation to anyone who'd like to see the award-winning short documentary 'Mother and Baby' by Ishka films at the Corralea Court Hotel, Tuam plus so much more. All welcome to this free event.#CFF17
Saturday 16th December @3.30pm the Corralea Court Hotel, Tuam



Sunday, 26 November 2017

Tuam Home Survivors Network: Official Launch

Tuam Home Survivors Network: Official Launch

Tuam Home Survivors Network and website will be officially launched on Saturday 16th December 2017 @3.30pm in the Corralea Court Hotel, Tuam.
The primary mission of the group is to support survivors of Mother and Baby Homes by offering solidarity and friendship through a peer-supportive network while holding State and Religious Orders to account.
The group will be launched by Catherine Corless and Mia Mullarkey of Ishka films. Mia's award winning short documentary: ‘Mother and Baby’ which will be screened on the day, had its world premier at the Cork Film Festival on November 18th where it won first prize. 
The evening will end with music, story-telling and craic.

All are welcome.

Monday, 20 November 2017

Huge Congratulations to Ishka films



It's so fantastic to announce the wonderful news that Ishka films 'Mother and Baby' which was premiered at the Cork festival on Saturday evening has won the best short documentary award. Huge congratulations to director Mia Mullarkey and producer  Alice Mackerel and their amazing team.

Mia, very generously, dedicated her prize to the Survivors.


Thursday, 9 November 2017

Studying Death - One day Workshop


The Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017

The Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 is a turning point for victims of crime in Ireland. The legislation offers an opportunity for the rights of victims to be placed at the heart of the Irish criminal justice system, a system which, until recently, has failed to adequately balance the rights of the accused with the rights of the victim. Now, for the first time, victims are defined in legislation and they have a legal right to information, support and protection.”

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Sunday, 5 November 2017

Mother and Baby a film by Mia Mullarkey


Keep an eye our for this film 
The world premiere of 'Mother & Baby', produced by Ishka Films and funded by the Irish Film Board, takes place at Cork Film Festival on the 18th of November www.ishkafilms.com