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# Adopted

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Adopted people 'disgusted' and 'distraught' they might not get their records until autumn 2023
The AAI wrote to people today, confirming further delays.
All time
'Illegitimate children could contaminate the morals of society so had to be hidden and illegally adopted'
Adopted people and survivors of mother and baby homes say forced adoption was widespread, regardless of what the commission says.
'I felt so humiliated, I burst into tears': Woman questions why she was asked for adoption cert when applying for PSC
The woman’s adopted status is not well known and she was unaware she would have to discuss the topic in public.
Man who murdered his adopted baby daughter jailed for 18 years
Matthew Scully-Hicks was yesterday convicted of murdering his 18-month-old daughter Elsie, just two weeks after formally adopting her.
Adoption in Ireland: 'We're still going through it, we're still carrying the shame'
Playwright Noelle Brown, who was born in a mother and baby home, has written a play about her search for her birth mother.
This toddler's joyful reaction to finally being adopted will melt your heart
The Icelandic teenager who became one of Ireland's favourite fighting sons
“It feels like home to me here.”
VIDEO: The Fresh Pup of Bel Air
“In the kennel is where I lived with most of the strays…”
Abandoned tiger cubs adopted by Shar Pei
The Siberian cubs are being cared for by a dog after they were abandoned by their mother at a Russian zoo.
In pictures: Bulldog adopts six wild boar piglets in Germany
Baby the bulldog took straight to the wild boar piglets when they were brought in last Saturday.