“St Patrick’s had a huge mortality rate. It’s just as likely that there are graves on site at St Patrick’s. One woman described the situation where the nuns did everything to create an environment where babies did not survive – through neglect."
Corless herself hit out, telling the Irish Mail on Sunday that, “Hoax is a terrible word to use. It does unsettle the survivors after what they have been through, and their mothers have been through, for someone to say it was a hoax."