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The Missing Children

The Missing Children

3 Episodes

This true crime docuseries investigates the harrowing discovery of children's remains found on the grounds of a home for unwed mothers and their babies in Western Ireland, exposing hypocrisy and corruption within the Catholic Church.

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The Missing Children
  • The Missing Children: Episode 1

    Episode 1

    Between 1921 and 1998, 60,000 unwed Irish mothers were forced by the Catholic Church to give up their children without knowing what would happen to them. Records show 9,000 of them died without cause. A local historian investigates.

  • The Missing Children: Episode 2

    Episode 2

    Many children born under the care of Bons Secours nuns were adopted abroad, a majority of them in America. Tuam survivors tell their personal adoption stories and their search for the truth.

  • The Missing Children: Episode 3

    Episode 3

    Did the state collude in the abuse and death of mothers and children along with the church? Why has the church been protected? Survivors and the people of Ireland demand records be unsealed as calls for justice for the victims grow louder.