Ep.12: Adoptee Rights and Having a Seat at the Table with Maree Ryan-O’Brien


In case you were unaware, there is legislation currently being rushed through the Dáil that could result in the sealing of the archive from the Commission of Investigation into the Mother and Baby homes. To look at this Linda is joined by Maree Ryan-O’Brien, founder of Aitheantas (adopteerights.ie), which is an organisation focused on the rights of Adoptees, or lack of them here. Maree speaks of her frustration at the lack of consultation there has been with Adoptees and Survivors from the Mother and Baby homes and what alternatives there are to sealing these files. This is such an important issue. Please reach out to your local TD and ask them to call for this to be stopped.

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