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Mother and Baby Home cases to be heard by High Court in November
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Mother and Baby Home cases to be heard by High Court in November

Jul 28th 2021, 11:38 AM 7,868 Views 0 Comments

Philomena Lee and Mary Harney are among the women taking legal action against the State.

Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year
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Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 11:57 AM 26,180 Views 0 Comments
  • The cases, being brought by Philomena Lee and Mary Harney, will be heard in late October or November, Órla Ryan reports
  • A third test case, involving Mari Steed, may also proceed at a later date
  • Eight women are seeking judicial reviews of the Commission of Investigation's final report
Mother and Baby Homes: Three test cases could be used as survivors seek judicial review
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Mother and Baby Homes: Three test cases could be used as survivors seek judicial review

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 10:42 AM 13,715 Views 0 Comments

Eight women are taking legal action against the State.

Mother and Baby Homes: High Court challenges over Commission report may first move forward with test case
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Mother and Baby Homes: High Court challenges over Commission report may first move forward with test case

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:47 AM 6,613 Views 0 Comments

Eight women are taking legal challenges over the Mother and Baby Homes report.

Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report
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Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report

Jun 16th 2021, 10:00 AM 18,571 Views 0 Comments
  • A number of survivors are seeking judicial reviews of the Commission of Investigation's final report
  • The Government is set to argue that Lee and others taking legal action are not identifiable in the final report, Órla Ryan reports
  • It will also stress the fact that, although set up by the Government, the Commission acted independently
Philomena Lee among women taking legal action against findings in Mother and Baby Home report
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Philomena Lee among women taking legal action against findings in Mother and Baby Home report

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 3:40 PM 69,514 Views 0 Comments

Lee’s life story was made into an award-winning film, Philomena, in 2013.

Judi Dench pays tribute to Mother and Baby Homes survivor Philomena Lee
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Judi Dench pays tribute to Mother and Baby Homes survivor Philomena Lee

Jan 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 41,970 Views 13 Comments

The Oscar-winner portrayed Lee in the 2013 film Philomena, which documented her 50-year search for her forcibly adopted son, Anthony.

Philomena Lee says Ireland must ensure mother and baby home 'atrocities' never happen again
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Philomena Lee says Ireland must ensure mother and baby home 'atrocities' never happen again

Jan 11th 2021, 12:37 PM 22,033 Views 32 Comments

Lee also said she is “dismayed” that some details from the Mother and Baby Homes report were leaked.

Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs'
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Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs'

Nov 19th 2014, 3:40 PM 7,353 Views 6 Comments

James Reilly has said that the Adoption Bill will benefit from further consultation.

'My son died believing I had rejected him': Philomena Lee calls on Senators to support Adoption Bill
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'My son died believing I had rejected him': Philomena Lee calls on Senators to support Adoption Bill

Nov 17th 2014, 9:27 AM 10,132 Views 13 Comments

The Seanad is set to debate a Bill on the rights of adopted people this week.

Joan Burton is Woman of the Year
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Joan Burton is Woman of the Year

Nov 9th 2014, 12:27 PM 27,184 Views 149 Comments

Philomena Lee and Miss Panti also received awards from Irish Tatler last night.

Heart-wrenching documentary shines light on adoption trade of Irish 'illegitimate children'
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Heart-wrenching documentary shines light on adoption trade of Irish 'illegitimate children'

Sep 18th 2014, 10:55 PM 22,513 Views 47 Comments

Martin Sixsmith travels to Ireland and America to reveal the moving stories of parents and children.

Column: 'At aged 48, I found out I was adopted. When I found my mother, it was too late'
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Column: 'At aged 48, I found out I was adopted. When I found my mother, it was too late'

Sep 13th 2014, 7:00 PM 1,929 Views 60 Comments

It took Harry Foley 20 years to find his brother and sisters in Ireland. He said the State need to take hold of the situation and apologise.

Philomena Lee deserves an apology from the state: Labour TD
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Philomena Lee deserves an apology from the state: Labour TD

Sep 4th 2014, 2:17 PM 8,854 Views 15 Comments

Anne Ferris was opening a world adoption conference in UCC today.

The real Philomena Lee from Limerick was at the Oscars last night
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The real Philomena Lee from Limerick was at the Oscars last night

Mar 3rd 2014, 11:26 AM 3,286 Views 0 Comments

Judi Dench was absent but Philomania was alive and well.

'A truly remarkable woman': Philomena a 'catalyst' for increase in adoption queries
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'A truly remarkable woman': Philomena a 'catalyst' for increase in adoption queries

Feb 12th 2014, 11:11 AM 8,139 Views 13 Comments

Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said she would welcome a meeting with the campaigner Philomena Lee.

Give adopted people their records, says the real Philomena
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Give adopted people their records, says the real Philomena

Jan 24th 2014, 7:20 AM 15,950 Views 58 Comments

Philomena Lee is in Dublin today urging the Irish government to release adoption records.