# Adoption

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Six-month waitlist for counselling and confusion for those affected by adoption scandal despite promises
Couples who were left in limbo after adoption agency shut down to get payments
'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston
'My mother was tied to the bed and when she couldn't push, one of the nuns sat on her chest'
Adoption scandal: Officials questioned whether telling those affected would 'do more harm than good'
'Lies, secrets and silences': Some people with illegally registered births will never know
'Ireland's history needs to be cleaned up': Calls for scope of Mother and Baby Homes inquiry to be extended
Joan Burton: 'I only saw my long form birth cert when I was close to 50 years of age'
Poll: Should adopted people be allowed access their full birth information?
'My date of birth was changed, so my biological parents had no hope of finding me'
Varadkar says there'll be 'difficult conversations' as some Irish people find out they were adopted
Zappone reveals at least 126 children were wrongly registered as biological children of adoptive parents
Oklahoma passes law allowing adoption agencies deny children to LGBT families on religious grounds
Column: So you think adoption has nothing to do with you?
"It is the worst form of humiliation" - Woman denied Public Services Card due to adopted status
'They were hell on earth': Global efforts to get kids out of orphanages are paying off
'By getting a puppy at Christmas you're putting it at the worst start in life'
'I've had to tell more people in the last few months than in my entire life' - Man denied Public Services Card because he's adopted
35 US-born children adopted by Irish families
'Sold to the highest bidder' - how Ireland's institutions allowed Americans to adopt Irish children in the 1950s
Burton outraged at letter to TDs claiming children adopted by same-sex couples are more likely to be abused
The lovely moment a teen asks her mam's partner to adopt her is going super viral
This kind air hostess adopted a stray dog that waited outside her hotel for six months
A stray dog followed a runner for half a desert marathon, and now she's getting adopted
Adopted people are desperately trying to seek their natural families - before it's too late
The lovely moment a girl asked the man who raised her to adopt her is going viral on Facebook
Aged 61, actor discovers he was adopted: 'I went from being an only child to the eldest of seven'
"Meeting my birth father for the first time was really a unique experience."
'If I was a scientist I'd invent a time machine, and go visit my birth mother'
My first daughter was taken from me at 18, but I never gave up hope of meeting her again
Should adopted children have the right to contact their natural mother? Not if it endangers vulnerable women
'Truly historic' - Adopted children will soon have the right to their birth records
'It's like looking at myself in drag' - adopted brother and sister reunited after 40 years
This woman thought she had found her birth mother's family, but it wasn't what it seemed
Baby Maria, childcare, and why all we want the 'storybook child'
'The marriage referendum proposal could affect future laws relating to children'
'Same-sex marriage referendum WON'T change adoption in Ireland'
The Yes campaign excludes those with reservations about same sex marriage
People are still buying rabbits and chicks 'on a whim' at Easter
Baby boxes - The place for parents to anonymously give up their newborns