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#Adoptions

# adoptions - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Adopted people to get access to their birth certs and other records under new legislation
# New Law
# New Law

Adopted people to get access to their birth certs and other records under new legislation

Updated Jan 12th 2022, 4:30 PM 30,006 Views 38 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman said the Bill represents “a massive step forward” but campaigners have criticised elements of the legislation.

# adoptions - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information
# Adoptions
# Adoptions

'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information

Updated May 11th 2021, 5:45 PM 46,506 Views 34 Comments
  • The legislation will provide a clear right of access for adopted people and others with questions on their origins to birth certs, birth and early life information.
  • The Bill will have to first undergo pre-legislative scrutiny, which is expected to take place in the coming months.
  • A separate memo addressing the issue of illegal birth registrations was brought to Cabinet this morning.

# adoptions - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Illegal adoption investigator says she was treated 'disrespectfully and in an unprofessional manner' by Dept
# Dept Of Children
# Dept Of Children

Illegal adoption investigator says she was treated 'disrespectfully and in an unprofessional manner' by Dept

Apr 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 48,380 Views 28 Comments

She lodged a complaint about the department’s ‘failure to comply with the assurances’ provided to her.

# adoptions - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

'No one is above the law': New documentary exposes Ireland's cruel illegal adoption system
# Ireland
# Ireland

'No one is above the law': New documentary exposes Ireland's cruel illegal adoption system

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:00 AM 24,121 Views 23 Comments

The documentary airs tonight.

# adoptions - Monday 9 June, 2014

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report
# Injections
# Injections

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report

Jun 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,875 Views 183 Comments

It is believed the trials took place between 1960 to 1976.

# adoptions - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

30 dogs abandoned every day in Ireland
# Abandoned
# Abandoned

30 dogs abandoned every day in Ireland

Apr 9th 2013, 9:16 AM 10,137 Views 60 Comments

Pedigree has launched its annual adoption drive, which is now in its sixth year., with the aim of increasing the adoption of dogs in Ireland.

# adoptions - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Australia apologises for 'unethical, dishonest and illegal' forced adoptions
# Apology
# Apology

Australia apologises for 'unethical, dishonest and illegal' forced adoptions

Mar 21st 2013, 8:31 AM 7,597 Views 21 Comments

The emotional statement was delivered by Prime Minister Julia Gillard today.

# adoptions - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Putin says he will sign anti-US adoptions bill
# Adoptions
# Adoptions

Putin says he will sign anti-US adoptions bill

Dec 27th 2012, 3:00 PM 3,781 Views 6 Comments

The Russian president said today he will sign a controversial bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children.

# adoptions - Friday 22 April, 2011

Adi Roche optimistic about future of Belarusian adoptions
# Adoptions
# Adoptions

Adi Roche optimistic about future of Belarusian adoptions

Apr 22nd 2011, 3:57 PM 1,109 Views 0 Comments

Head of Chernobyl children’s charity says she’s been given promising indications from Belarusian authorities.