Cunamh

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Of the 40 to 60 children a year now being adopted here from overseas, they are likely to come from Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Poland, the US or Haiti.

The continuing anguish around how thousands of Irish babies were put up for adoption for all the wrong reasons was painfully evident from last week(...)

Adoption Authority chairman Dr Geoffrey Shannon: “It was challenging but rewarding that we managed to ensure that no child failed in their desire to be adopted.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Up to 40 children were adopted by long-term foster parents after the Adoption Authority took last-minute action to ensure that Covid-19 restrictions d(...)

Tom Young, Chairman of Cunamh, the Catholic Adoption Agency. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Staff at Cúnamh Adoption Services, formerly known as the Catholic Protection & Rescue Society of Ireland, have spoken of their “sadness” and “huge(...)

Cúnamh’s 10,500 files have now been transferred to the Adoption Authority of Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

The adoption agency Cúnamh, formerly known as the Catholic Protection & Rescue Society of Ireland, ceased operation at the close of business on Fr(...)

The woman claimed that she became pregnant at 15 years of age. The child was born in July 1979 in Mount Carmel Hospital, Dublin, where three days later the baby was taken from her against her will.

The High Court has dismissed a damages action against the Adoption Authority of Ireland brought by a 56-year-old woman who claims she was coerced into(...)

The woman says she became pregnant at 15 and the child was born in July 1979 in Mount Carmel Hospital, Dublin, where, three days later, the baby was taken from her against her will.

A woman has claimed before the High Court she was coerced into having her baby daughter adopted nearly 40 years ago when she was 16 years old. The wo(...)