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Board Office Relocation
Friday, 28th November 2014

The Board is moving to new premises on the 3rd Floor of Stephen's Green House which is on Earlsfort Terrace in Dublin 2. The move will take place on Monday and Tuesday the 1st and 2nd of Decemb...


Newsletter October 2014
Monday, 13th October 2014

This is the 28th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments.

The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures iss...


Newsletter December 2013
Monday, 23rd December 2013

This is the 27th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Notice
Friday, 30th August 2013

The Board's phone lines are currently down. Work is in progress to restore the service however in the meantime if you wish to contact the Board you can ...


Newsletter August 2013
Thursday, 1st August 2013

This is the 26th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Notice
Monday, 1st July 2013

Due to a technical fault the Board's phone lines are currently down. Work is in progress to restore the service however in the meantime if you wish to contact the Board you can...


Newsletter December 2012
Monday, 24th December 2012

This is the 25th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Statement of Redress Board
Tuesday, 16th October 2012

The Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Act 2012 (Commencement) Order 2012 (Statutory Instrument No. 387 of 2012) provides for the commencement of section 44 of the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund Act 2012. Section 44 amends ...


Newsletter August 2012
Thursday, 30th August 2012

This is the 24th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Newsletter December 2011
Friday, 23rd December 2011

This is the 23rd in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Notice
Tuesday, 1st November 2011
Due to a gas leak this morning in Belfield Office Park the Board's offices will be closed until 12pm Wednesday 2nd November 2011....


Newsletter September 2011
Tuesday, 27th September 2011

This is the 22nd in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Newsletter August 2011
Thursday, 11th August 2011

This is the 21st in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Statement of Redress Board
Wednesday, 10th August 2011

Attached are the advertisements placed by the Board in accordance with the provisions of the Residential Institutions Redress (Amendment) Act 2011.

The following files are presented as PDF (Portable document format) and can be vi...


Announcement
Friday, 5th August 2011
The death has taken place of Judge Kieran O'Connor who was the first Chairman of the Redress Board. Judge O'Connor played a key role in setting up the Board and retired on its establishment in December 2002. The Chairman and the Board would...


Statement of Redress Board
Wednesday, 6th July 2011

The Minister for Education and Skills, RuairĂ­ Quinn T.D. has announced that the Redress Board is to be wound down.

In a statement issued yesterday, 5th July, the Minister said that he intends introducing amending legislation to ...


Newsletter December 2010
Thursday, 23rd December 2010

This is the 20th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Newsletter July 2010
Friday, 16th July 2010

This is the 19th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Newsletter December 2009
Thursday, 24th December 2009

This is the 18th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Statement of Redress Board
Thursday, 21st May 2009

The Board wishes to acknowledge the statement below issued by the Minister for Education and Science, Batt O'Keeffe, T.D. in response to comments made on Morning Ireland today regarding a reduction in funding for the Board. The independe...


Newsletter May 2009
Wednesday, 20th May 2009

This is the 17th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Industrial Action 26th February 2009
Wednesday, 25th February 2009

Due to industrial action by the Civil, Public and Services Union there will be disruption to the Board's telephone services, including Lo-Call and FreePhone numbers, on Thursday 26th February 2009.

Any messages left will be respo...


Newsletter December 2008
Tuesday, 23rd December 2008

This is the 16th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's Guide to Hearing Procedures issued in Ap...


Statement of Redress Board
Thursday, 3rd January 2008
The Minister for Education and Science, Ms. Mary Hanafin today announced the appointment of Mr. Justice Esmond Smyth as Chairman of the Board in succession to Mr. Justice Bryan McMahon who is returning to full time regular judicial duties i...


Newsletter December 2007
Thursday, 20th December 2007
This is the 15th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's 'Guide to Hearing Procedures' issued in Apr...


Newsletter July 2007
Friday, 13th July 2007

This is the 14th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's 'Guide to Hearing Procedures' issued in ...


Memorial Service
Monday, 26th February 2007

A memorial service in honour of our late Chairman Mr. Justice Sean O'Leary will be held tomorrow afternoon Tuesday February 27th. As a mark of respect the Board's office will be closed from 11 a.m. on that date and will reopen on Wednesd...


Christmas Opening Hours
Friday, 22nd December 2006

The Board's offices in Clonskeagh will be open until 4.00 p.m on Fr...


Announcement
Friday, 22nd December 2006

It is with profound regret that the Board announces the death, today, 22nd December 2006 of its Chairman, the Honourable Mr. Justice Sean O'Leary. The Board wishes t...


Newsletter December 2006
Friday, 8th December 2006

This is the 13th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Boar...


Statement of Redress Board
Friday, 24th February 2006

 

The Board is pleased to announce that the Minister for Education and Science has appointed Dr. William Delaney as a member of the Boar...


Newsletter December 2005
Friday, 16th December 2005

This is the 12th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's 'Guide to Hearing Procedures' issued in ...


Statement of Redress Board
Friday, 25th November 2005

The Board is issuing the following statement in response to recent queries regarding the validity of applications.

The Board accepts that matters such as proof of residence, which may be outside the control of the applicant and h
...


Newsletter November 2005
Thursday, 10th November 2005

This is the 11th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures...


Letter issued to the Law Society of Ireland 18th October 2005
Tuesday, 18th October 2005

Mr. Ken Murphy,
Director General,
Law Society of Ireland,
Blackhall Place,
Dublin 7.


Dear Mr. Murphy,

Thank you for your letter of the 17th instant. I am directed by the Board to reply as follows.

...


Newsletter July 2005
Thursday, 28th July 2005

This is the 10th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's 'Guide to Hearing Procedures' issued in ...


Newsletter June 2005
Friday, 3rd June 2005

This is the 9th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's 'Guide to Hearing Procedures' issued in A...


Newsletter December 2004
Wednesday, 22nd December 2004

This is the 8th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's 'Guide to Hearing Procedures' issued in A...


Newsletter November 2004
Friday, 26th November 2004

This is the 7th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. The Board's 'Guide to Hearing Procedures' issued in A...


Newsletter October 2004
Thursday, 21st October 2004

This is the 6th in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. Our first five newsletters issued in March, June, Aug...


HEARING PROCEDURE
Monday, 31st May 2004

In the course of a recent hearing, the legal representative of an applicant, without notice, submitted that the solicitor for the Board was not entitled to ask the applicant questions in relation to matters raised by the application for ...


Statement of Redress Board
Tuesday, 11th May 2004

The Residential Institutions Redress Board notes that inaccurate information has been disseminated concerning the settlement procedures of the Board. If uncorrected this may cause worry and upset to those whose applications are still bef...


Applications from outside Ireland
Friday, 19th March 2004

The Board has received a number of queries on its policy concerning the holding of hearings abroad for the convenience of applicants who live outside the State.  The Board has postponed a decision on this until now so as to assess t...


Newsletter December 2003
Monday, 22nd December 2003

This is the fifth in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. Our first four newsletters issued in March, June, A...


STATEMENT OF REDRESS BOARD
Tuesday, 4th November 2003

The Residential Institutions Redress Board notes that in commenting on certain procedures of the Board sections of the media have identified applicants by name....


Newsletter October 2003
Friday, 24th October 2003

This is the fourth in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as t...


Newsletter August 2003
Friday, 8th August 2003

This is the third in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments. Our first two newsletters issued i...


Newsletter June 2003
Wednesday, 18th June 2003

This is the second in a series of newsletters which the Board has decided to produce to keep applicants in...


Newsletter March 2003
Wednesday, 19th March 2003

The Board has decided to keep applicants informed from time to time as to the procedures it follows and other developments.  This newsletter is therefore the first in a series.

Applications...


New Redress Scheme Launched
Friday, 29th November 2002

Many of those who, as children, were sexually or physically abused will benefit from a new compensation scheme which is in effect from Monday, 2nd December, 2002. The scheme applies to those who were abused while resident in an industria...