SRA Tipperary

St Anne’s Sean Ross Abbey Corville, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Sean Ross Abbey the former Mother and Baby Home, one of the largest of these institutions in the State.

The home was run by the nuns from the Sisters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary from 1930 until 1970.

Thousands of unmarried pregnant women (Known as Fallen Woman & Sinners) passed through the doors, official figures show that 5,252 babies were born there.

In 2011, the order of nuns handed over all their records to the Health Service Executive and subsequently Tusla. In these records only one death register exists. And shows the names of 269 babies who died there.

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