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# illegal adoption

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'It's an insult': €3,000 payment for people who were illegally adopted criticised
Mother told daughter would 'get a needle in her arm every day' until she signed adoption papers
Denying adopted people access to their birth certs 'could re-traumatise them'
'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information
Illegal adoption investigator says she was treated 'disrespectfully and in an unprofessional manner' by Dept
Illegal adoption investigator strongly objected to redaction of institution names in report
Minister to bring memo on illegal birth registrations to Cabinet next week
'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'
'I was told not to touch him or bond with him because that was for his other mother'
'Ireland's history needs to be cleaned up': Calls for scope of Mother and Baby Homes inquiry to be extended
Heart-wrenching documentary shines light on adoption trade of Irish 'illegitimate children'
Opinion: It may seem heartless, but we shouldn't fund an inquiry into religious-run homes
Regina Bushell
Opinion: Adoption, illegitimate children and ‘the bogey of proselytism’ in Catholic Ireland
Amy Bracken
State 'robbing adoptees of their identities' by denying access to birth certs