- The Magdalene laundries were real institutions that existed up until 1994 in Ireland. It is likely that the laundry continued to function for at least another three decades.
- The discovery of the skeletons of the children in the caves conjures up the mass grave of children found at Tuam, Co. Galway in Ireland in 2014 which was likely the inspiration for the scene.
- Read about it in detail here:https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/03/mass-grave-of-babies-and-children-found-at-tuam-orphanage-in-ireland
- The Other Wiki has an comprehensive article abut it https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bon_Secours_Mother_and_Baby_Home
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