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# birth certs

This year
Over 2,800 applications to Tusla's tracing service still awaiting social worker allocation
All time
Adopted people 'disgusted' and 'distraught' they might not get their records until autumn 2023
Adopted people to get access to their birth certs and other records under new legislation
Roderic O'Gorman: We hope today's legislation will right decades of wrongs against adopted people
Roderic O'Gorman
Adopted people will no longer have to attend mandatory information session when seeking records
'Desperate' parents paying double to get birth certs via private companies amid registration delays
O'Gorman says term 'birth mother' is 'reductive and hurtful' ahead of legislation debate
Denying adopted people access to their birth certs 'could re-traumatise them'
Government 'failing to support' priests' children as they search for their fathers
'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information
Geraldine was born in St Patrick's, her sister Pauline was born in Bessborough - 50 years later they found each other
'Pay us and acknowledge what happened': Mother and baby home survivors want compensation and a remembrance day
O'Gorman says adopted people will get birth certs and other information under new legislation
Report into illegal adoptions estimates there are thousands of 'suspicious' files, but advises against inquiry
'Lives could be saved': Woman with MS says adopted people should have access to medical history
'Illegitimate children could contaminate the morals of society so had to be hidden and illegally adopted'
'We were told our mothers were prostitutes and ne'er-do-wells. My mother was a senior civil servant, aged 30'
Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law
Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs'
'My son died believing I had rejected him': Philomena Lee calls on Senators to support Adoption Bill
This GAA club is taking no World Cup-related excuses for missing training
State 'robbing adoptees of their identities' by denying access to birth certs