Bishop Fintan Monahan was based in the town for over 20 years before his appointment, and served for ten of those years as the Secretary of the Diocese of Tuam.
In an interview broadcast on Clare FM’s Morning Focus today (Tuesday), Bishop Monahan says the grim discovery should act as a stark warning to ensure the same mistakes are not repeated.
Katherine Zappone will update ministers on events since the public disclosure about childrens’ remains at the Tuam home last week.
According to The Irish Times, the government’s considering expanding the scope of the inquiry in light of what’s emerged.
The UN warned yesterday that the current terms of reference of the investigation are too narrow.