It comes as a number of prominent independent politicians introduced a motion in the Dáil calling for an immediate inquiry and for immediate redress to be offered to survivors of Mother and Baby Homes.
A number of prominent politicians have called on the Government to establish an immediate State inquiry into forced and illegal adoption.
Social Protection Minister Joan Burton has admitted that appeals against welfare decisions have increased "dramatically" as opposition TDs blamed government cuts for the rise.
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