An Independent Cork Councillor Is Calling On The Government To Purchase Bessborough

She has received unanimous support from the County Council

Mary Linehan-Foley, who was born in the Mother and Baby Home, has written to the Minister for Children Katherine Zappone urging her to purchase Bessborough House.

The Sisters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary have announced they plan to sell a significant portion of the Mother and baby Home located in Blackrock.

Independent Councillor Mary Linehan-Foley is calling for the Government to purchase the property, and to use it for something that would benefit the vulnerable.

Speaking to RedFM News, Mary Linerhan-Foley says Cork County Council are backing her proposals 100%:

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