A number of prominent politicians have called on the Government to establish an immediate State inquiry into forced and illegal adoption.
The long-delayed report into illegal birth registrations will be submitted to children's minister Katherine Zappone before Easter.
A controversial provision requiring adopted people to sign an “undertaking” to not contact their birth parents in order to receive their birth information has been removed from the Government’s planned information and tracing legislation.
The Taoiseach is following the well-trodden path of treating the Magdalene laundries, mother and baby homes, and illegal adoption as separate scandals, writes Conall Ó Fátharta
Call for explanation over ‘buried’ illegal birth registration evidence
Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 9:00 PM
Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 10:00 PM