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#ADOPTION RIGHTS

# adoption-rights - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Varadkar says there'll be 'difficult conversations' as some Irish people find out they were adopted

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said, “This really needs to be dealt with with the ultimate sensitivity in the period ahead.”

# adoption-rights - Monday 17 November, 2014

'My son died believing I had rejected him': Philomena Lee calls on Senators to support Adoption Bill

The Seanad is set to debate a Bill on the rights of adopted people this week.

# adoption-rights - Sunday 29 June, 2014

'There's a nurse leaving the room with my baby... I said to my sister “where’s she gone?”....'

After her first harrowing ordeal, Kathy McMahon was determined to keep her child the SECOND TIME she was sent to a mother-and-baby home…

# adoption-rights - Sunday 15 June, 2014

State ‘robbing adoptees of their identities’ by denying access to birth certs

Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power, who was adopted from a mother-and-baby home, has called for access rights to be given,

# adoption-rights - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

'A truly remarkable woman': Philomena a 'catalyst' for increase in adoption queries

Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said she would welcome a meeting with the campaigner Philomena Lee.

# adoption-rights - Friday 9 November, 2012

Column: ‘I want the best for children, which is why I am voting No’

Pat Kavanagh says she has serious questions about the new Child and Family Support Agency.