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#Philomena Lee

# philomena-lee - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Judi Dench pays tribute to Mother and Baby Homes survivor Philomena Lee
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# Philomena

Judi Dench pays tribute to Mother and Baby Homes survivor Philomena Lee

Jan 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 41,828 Views 13 Comments

The Oscar-winner portrayed Lee in the 2013 film Philomena, which documented her 50-year search for her forcibly adopted son, Anthony.

# philomena-lee - Monday 11 January, 2021

Philomena Lee says Ireland must ensure mother and baby home 'atrocities' never happen again
# Forced Adoption
# Forced Adoption

Philomena Lee says Ireland must ensure mother and baby home 'atrocities' never happen again

Jan 11th 2021, 12:37 PM 21,841 Views 32 Comments

Lee also said she is “dismayed” that some details from the Mother and Baby Homes report were leaked.

# philomena-lee - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs'
# Birth Certs
# Birth Certs

Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs'

Nov 19th 2014, 3:40 PM 7,339 Views 6 Comments

James Reilly has said that the Adoption Bill will benefit from further consultation.

# philomena-lee - 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 10,110 Views 13 Comments

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

# philomena-lee - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Joan Burton is Woman of the Year
# Tatler's Take
# Tatler's Take

Joan Burton is Woman of the Year

Nov 9th 2014, 12:27 PM 27,177 Views 153 Comments

Philomena Lee and Miss Panti also received awards from Irish Tatler last night.

# philomena-lee - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Heart-wrenching documentary shines light on adoption trade of Irish 'illegitimate children'
# Ireland's Lost Babies
# Ireland's Lost Babies

Heart-wrenching documentary shines light on adoption trade of Irish 'illegitimate children'

Sep 18th 2014, 10:55 PM 22,388 Views 47 Comments

Martin Sixsmith travels to Ireland and America to reveal the moving stories of parents and children.

# philomena-lee - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Column: 'At aged 48, I found out I was adopted. When I found my mother, it was too late'
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# Search

Column: 'At aged 48, I found out I was adopted. When I found my mother, it was too late'

Sep 13th 2014, 7:00 PM 1,834 Views 60 Comments

It took Harry Foley 20 years to find his brother and sisters in Ireland. He said the State need to take hold of the situation and apologise.

# philomena-lee - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Philomena Lee deserves an apology from the state: Labour TD
# The Hardest Word
# The Hardest Word

Philomena Lee deserves an apology from the state: Labour TD

Sep 4th 2014, 2:17 PM 8,837 Views 15 Comments

Anne Ferris was opening a world adoption conference in UCC today.

# philomena-lee - Monday 3 March, 2014

The real Philomena Lee from Limerick was at the Oscars last night
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From The Daily Edge
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The real Philomena Lee from Limerick was at the Oscars last night

Mar 3rd 2014, 11:26 AM 3,267 Views 0 Comments

Judi Dench was absent but Philomania was alive and well.

# philomena-lee - 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 8,120 Views 13 Comments

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

# philomena-lee - Friday 24 January, 2014

Give adopted people their records, says the real Philomena
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# Search

Give adopted people their records, says the real Philomena

Jan 24th 2014, 7:20 AM 15,941 Views 58 Comments

Philomena Lee is in Dublin today urging the Irish government to release adoption records.