Hundreds enquire about Magdalene compensation scheme20/02/2013 - 20:39:11
Hundreds of people have contacted the Department of Justice to inquire about the compensation scheme for Magdalene women.
People have been invited to register with the Department of Justice from today, to ensure they are included in the compensation scheme.
A spokeswoman for the Department of Justice said that 200 people had contacted the special helpline by lunchtime.
Meanwhile, the Government is to consider extending the scope of the Magdalene redress scheme to include Bethany House, and the Summerhill training centre in Co. Wexford.
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