Module 15 - Kincora & Bawnmore

Updated:  27 April 2017

Investigation of Kincora Boys' Home, Belfast and Bawnmore Children's Home, Newtownabbey commenced on Tuesday 31st May 2016 and spanned 20 sitting days.  The timetable of proceedings with links to the transcripts, witness statements and evidence are provided below for each sitting day.

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Day Date Witness Statements & Evidence Transcript
1 Tuesday
31st May 2016
Kincora Opening
HIA Correspondence with: - 
Brian Gemmell (PDF 295 KB)
Colin Wallace (PDF 172 KB)
Roy Garland (PDF 249 KB)
2 Wednesday
1st June 2016
3 Thursday
2nd June 2016
4 Friday
3rd June 2016
5 Monday
6th June 2016
6 Tuesday
7th June 2016
7 Wednesday
8th June 2016
8 Monday
20th June 2016
9 Tuesday
21st June 2016
10 Wednesday
22nd June 2016
11 Thursday 23 June 2016

Material relating to Royal Ulster Constabulary (PDF 4.5 MB)

12 Monday
27th June 2016
13 Tuesday
28th June 2016
14 Wednesday
29th June 2016
15 Thursday
30th June 2016
16 Friday
1st July 2016

(see also Day 220)

17 Tuesday
5th July 2016
18 Wednesday
6th July 2016
19 Thursday
7th July 2016
20 Friday
8th July 2016


Key to designations

HIA - A witness who was resident in an institution and has given evidence to the Inquiry
KIN - A witness who can provide evidence in relation to Kincora Boys' Home
BM - A witness who can provide evidence in relation to Bawnmore Children's Home
R - A designation from the Hughes Inquiry