Roderic O'Gorman

  • The Mother and Baby Homes Commission has discovered back-up tapes which may hold the erased testimony of witnesses.

    The some 550 interviews were destroyed which has led to considerable upset and annoyance among the survivors of the homes.

    The government has been facing calls to extend the lifespan of the Commission, which is due to disband next week.

    Children's Minister Roderic O'Gorman though has said there may be some hope for recovering the testimonies: