There are calls for the Government to reject a Commission of Investigation report into Mother and Baby Homes after it emerged 100s of people's testimony was discounted as it didn't meet a legal standard of evidence.

Commission member Mary Daly told a seminar in the UK earlier this week that some evidence was not considered when formulating the final report, which has led to some campaigners claiming it's an attempt to airbrush history.

Ms Daly had previously refused to appear before an Oireachtas Committee to answer questions about the report

The study published in January found that around 9,000 children had died in 18 institutions between the 1920s and 90s.

Mairead Enright from the University of Birmingham claims lawyers for the religious orders were acting adversarially

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