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Press releases and campaign updates from the Aitheantas – Adoptee Identity Rights campaign. 

Statement by Aitheantas, a Tullamore based group, on the death of Ashling Murphy

As a Tullamore based rights group, we are heartbroken by the death of Ashling Murphy.  On Wednesday 12th January, our...
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Statement by Aitheantas, a Tullamore based group, on the death of Ashling Murphy

Phenomenal response to publication of Aitheantas’ historic #RepealTheSeal Adoptee Voices report

400 copies of the #RepealtheSeal Adoptee Voices report outlining the effects of closed adoption on adoptees and the intergenerational impacts...
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Phenomenal response to publication of Aitheantas’ historic #RepealTheSeal Adoptee Voices report

Statement from Aitheantas on apology from Tusla for ‘hurt’ caused to adoptees

"An absolute nightmare...stonewalled and lied to at every turn." This is an adoptee’s experience of their interaction with the agencies...
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Statement from Aitheantas on apology from Tusla for ‘hurt’ caused to adoptees

Aitheantas says new research project on language, terminology and representations in Mother and Baby Homes must be adoptee/survivor centred

Aitheantas, the adoptee identity rights organisation, said the joint research project launched today (17.05.21) by Minister O’Gorman on language, terminology...
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Aitheantas says new research project on language, terminology and representations in Mother and Baby Homes must be adoptee/survivor centred

Aitheantas says full forensic review of all adoption files is imperative

In response to remarks made by the Adoption Authority of Ireland (AAI) that a full review of thousands of incomplete...
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Aitheantas says full forensic review of all adoption files is imperative

Aitheantas calls for extended mental health supports for adoptees and survivors of Mother and Baby Homes

Aitheantas, the adoptee identity rights organisation, has called on the Government to ensure free mental health supports are available to...
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Aitheantas calls for extended mental health supports for adoptees and survivors of Mother and Baby Homes

Aitheantas calls for national apology for handling of Mother and Baby Homes records

Aitheantas, the adoptee identity rights organisation, has called on the Taoiseach and Minister Roderic O’Gorman to commit to a national...
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Aitheantas calls for national apology for handling of Mother and Baby Homes records
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