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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
# False Registrations
# False Registrations

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

May 30th 2018, 11:30 AM 24,485 Views 71 Comments

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
# ADOPTION RIGHTS
# ADOPTION RIGHTS

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

Nov 17th 2014, 9:27 AM 10,114 Views 12 Comments

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?”....'
# A First Mother's Story
# A First Mother's Story

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

Jun 29th 2014, 7:50 PM 72,060 Views 104 Comments

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
# Averil Power
# Averil Power

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

Jun 15th 2014, 4:39 PM 11,092 Views 66 Comments

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
# Adoption
# Adoption

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

Feb 12th 2014, 11:11 AM 8,126 Views 13 Comments

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’
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 9th 2012, 7:00 AM 135 Views 99 Comments

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