The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children, Marta Santos Pais left Dublin this evening at the end of a two day visit to participate in an international jury to oversee the design competition of a memorial to victims of childhood abuse in institutions in Ireland. The commissioning of a memorial was recommended by the Ryan Report. The jury is expected to deliver its recommendations to the Minister for Education and Skills Mr Ruairi Quinn T.D. shortly.

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