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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# long lost sisters

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Geraldine was born in St Patrick's, her sister Pauline was born in Bessborough - 50 years later they found each other
Four years ago a social worker “stumbled across” information that would change their lives forever.
Both women sought to find their birth parents, but instead discovered each other, Órla Ryan writes
A social worker 'stumbled across' information that changed their lives forever
They say adopted people have a right to their birth certs and medical history
Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest
Bessborough survivor says more women 'will die not knowing if their child is rotting in a septic tank'