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# Roderic O'Gorman

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Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report
Committee 'disappointed' by commissioners' refusal to attend meeting but 'accepts it'
'I am fuming, it's so disrespectful': Survivors react to commissioners' refusal to appear before Oireachtas
Minister tells survivors he believes them as opposition call report 'whitewashed fiction'
24 Emergency Accommodation centres for asylum seekers to be closed this year
White Paper for ending Direct Provision 'won't work unless processing times get significantly shorter' - O'Gorman
Covid-19 and restrictions have had 'devastating impact' on mental health of LGBTI+ young people in Ireland
DNA testing for Mother and Baby Home sites could include 'aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews'
'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information
Over 1,000 people with status to remain are stuck in Direct Provision as they can't find other housing
O'Gorman stresses GSK's 'moral obligation' over vaccine trials but company's position 'remains unchanged'
Illegal adoption investigator says she was treated 'disrespectfully and in an unprofessional manner' by Dept
Migrants in Ireland 'fear speaking out' about gender-based violence over worries they will lose legal status
'Imagine someone clicked their fingers and you had no family or history, that's the reality for thousands of us'
Campaigner Derek Leinster says Protestant survivors and those living abroad 'not a priority' for redress
Department says consulting firm was hired due to 'urgency' in setting up mother and baby home redress scheme
Trial by Telegram: Ireland's far right mobilising on 'privacy-first' messaging app
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
Minister to bring memo on illegal birth registrations to Cabinet next week
O'Gorman says there is 'no meaningful reason' to extend Mother and Baby Homes Commission
O'Gorman will 'consider' State apology on Direct Provision but 'the best thing we can do is create new system'
TDs ask how testimony 'miraculously appeared down back of sofa', as time runs out to extend Commission
TDs still pushing for extension of Mother and Baby Homes Commission despite 'miraculous' recovery of testimony
Audio recordings of Mother and Baby Home testimony can be retrieved, Dept confirms
Restrictions for March to be set out 'with clarity' this week, minister says
O'Gorman says Mother and Baby Homes Commission *may* be able to retrieve recordings
If government extends term of Commission we need to know it will serve a purpose - Varadkar
Audio recordings of Mother and Baby Home testimony 'cannot be retrieved', O'Gorman confirms
County home survivor told to contact police in England, not gardaí, over destruction of testimony
Chair of mother and baby home commission declines invitation to appear before Children's Committee
Varadkar says he was 'quite surprised' that mother and baby home testimony was destroyed
Children's Committee wants Chair of Mother and Baby Homes Commission to answer questions
Local councils to apologise for their involvement in Ireland's mother and baby homes, says minister
O'Gorman, Taoiseach and AG 'at one' on prioritising legislation on adopted people's access to records
Government to investigate leaking of details of Mother and Baby Homes report
Varadkar supports investigation into 'disrespectful' leak of mother and baby home information
O'Gorman to seek investigation into leaking of Mother and Baby Home report
Government considering shutting schools for the whole of January
'Strengthened' gender pay gap bill to be brought before Cabinet in January, O'Gorman confirms