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John McGuinness says he hasn’t been contacted by St Patrick’s residents of the south east foster home yet

John McGuinness says he hasn’t yet been contacted by families of residents at St Patrick’s in Kilkenny who availed of respite at the foster home at the centre of the Grace Inquiry.

The Commission of Inquiry can now proceed with its investigation into the case of Grace and 46 others including the former and current residents of St Patrick’s.

Deputy McGuinness says families of those residents have not made representation to him so far, but he says they may yet come forward now that they are aware of the allegations surrounding the facility