THEY had waited a long time to be heard.
THE religious order which ran the orphanage where up to 400 children were secretly buried in a mass grave has finally promised a memorial to mark their lives.
Smyllum nuns in £6 million land sale: Politicians back our campaign for memorial to orphans as we reveal Sisters’ plan to sell up
THE ORDER of nuns who ran the orphanage where more than 400 children died are trying to sell the land around it for £6m, we can reveal.
Overcrowding and lack of medicine fuelled death toll: Experts deliver verdict on Smyllum’s 402 lost orphans
NEGLECT and abuse at Smyllum will have shortened the lives of the children living there, according to experts.
THE Scottish Government is considering bringing in a burial inspector in light of the Sunday Post’s revelations about a mass grave near Smyllum Park.
Smyllum’s Children: Lanarkshire kids’ home scandal revealed as hundreds of orphans laid to rest by nuns in mass grave
‘Sweet Jesus have mercy on the souls of the children of Smyllum’: For 100 years, the words that were their only memorial
THE nuns caring for them did not believe their short lives were worth recording, their graves worth marking.
Jack McConnell: As First Minister I apologised to victims and hoped for honesty from the organisations involved. It did not happen
SCOTLAND is still, sadly, searching for the truth about what happened behind the doors of our children’s homes. Many of the children raised in those homes are still searching for justice.
No truth. No justice. Victims reveal abuse ordeal at Smyllum orphanage and condemn years of lies and secrets
FORMER residents of Smyllum have revealed their suffering at the orphanage as they urged Scotland’s Child Abuse Inquiry to secure them justice at last.