From my friend Toritto: On June 2, 2014 I posted the below article concerning an Irish historian’s claim that hundreds of dead babies were to be found on the grounds of a “home” for unwed mothers run by … PLEASE READ: 800 Babies in a Mass Grave - a Re-Post/Update It's Friday and a good day to… Continue reading 800 Babies in a Mass Grave – a Re-Post/Update
LINK: No appetite to uncover scale of illegal adoption scandal. Calls for an audit of all the files held by accredited adoption agencies and by the State, so that the full scale of illegal adoptions and birth registrations can be uncovered, have always fallen on deaf ears, writes Conall Ó Fátharta... You really have to… Continue reading No appetite to uncover scale of illegal adoption scandal
Adoption: Baby Trafficking
The history of the Irish Adoption Industry is the last dirty little secret of the darkest depths of the once fabled and glorified holy Catholic Ireland. You doubt that it was an industry? That it was a machine? Don’t.
READ STORY HERE Grim conditions inside the homes, where thousands of ostracized young women were sent after they became pregnant, remained largely secret until a couple of decades ago. Finally, news about abuses, substandard medical care and forced adoptions began to attract mainstream attention, buoyed by books and films such as "The Magdalene Sisters" in… Continue reading For Banished Adoptees, search for Irish Family is Risky
Children should have an absolute right to know who they are March 2014 SOURCE Ireland By Victoria White PRESIDENT Higgins was completely right to highlight the outrage that is the denial of birth records to adopted people at the launch of his Ethics Initiative this week. The psychologists call what happens to adopted people who… Continue reading Genetic bewilderment and adoption’s appalling cruelty
‘I FELT SURROUNDED BY DARKNESS’ As the PSNI launch a new probe into child sexual exploitation in Northern Ireland, Jacqui Montgomery Devlin from Barnardo’s’ Safe Choices tells Lucy Gollogly that victims often feel anger, frustration, shame and mistrust One young girl who had suffered child sexual exploitation described her experience as “a very small thumbnail… Continue reading Trafficking in Eire