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#St Patrick's Guild

# st-patricks-guild - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Six-month waitlist for counselling and confusion for those affected by adoption scandal despite promises Exclusive

The HSE told Tusla it hadn’t received any direction on this, despite the Department of Children believing it to be the case.

# st-patricks-guild - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

'I was told not to touch him or bond with him because that was for his other mother'

Tressa Reeves was separated from her son for 52 years.

# st-patricks-guild - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Mother and son who were separated for 50 years settle High Court action against adoption agency

The terms of the settlement are confidential.

# st-patricks-guild - Friday 6 July, 2018

Adoption scandal: Officials questioned whether telling those affected would 'do more harm than good' Exclusive

There may be more people than the 126 identified so far caught up in the St Patrick’s Guild adoption scandal.

# st-patricks-guild - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'Lies, secrets and silences': Some people with illegally registered births will never know

Minister Zappone has appointed an independent reviewer to oversee an analysis of tens of thousands of records.

# st-patricks-guild - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

'My date of birth was changed, so my biological parents had no hope of finding me'

Yesterday it was revealed that 126 children adopted between 1946 and 1969 weren’t registered correctly.

'It's been known for years': Adoption campaigners say scandal more widespread than St Patrick's Guild

One campaigner said that dozens of adoption agencies incorrectly registered biological parents.

# st-patricks-guild - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Zappone reveals at least 126 children were wrongly registered as biological children of adoptive parents

People who were born between 1946 and 1969, who don’t have an adoption order, and were placed by St Patrick’s Guild may be affected by the revelation.