Publish date: 12 Jan 2018

On Tuesday 24 April the Inquiry will resume hearing evidence relating to Phase 2 of its investigations into residential child care establishments run by Catholic Orders. 

This part of Phase 2 will begin with a case study about residential child care establishments run by the Sisters of Nazareth, with a particular focus on the establishments known as: 

  • Nazareth House – Aberdeen
  • Nazareth House – Cardonald
  • Nazareth House – Kilmarnock
  • Nazareth House – Lasswade 

Hearings will be held at the Inquiry’s hearing venue, situated on the 3rd floor of Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5EZ.  This case study will end no later than 31 May. 

At this stage, applications may be made for leave to appear for the whole or part of the Sisters of Nazareth case study.  Anyone wishing to apply should do so as soon as possible and, in any event, no later than 9 February 2018

What’s involved in having “leave to appear” is explained here on the Inquiry’s website.  There are also application forms on the website.

Members of the public do not need “leave to appear” to watch hearings from the public areas in the Inquiry venue. They are welcome to do so at any time.