Illegal adoption scandal widens

Agency run by the Dublin Archdiocese involved in illegal adoptions; Government ignored calls to audit adoptions handled by Pro Cathedral; Joan Burton 'faced a 50-year wall of silence and resistance'

3rd June, 2018
Illegal adoption scandal widens

The scandal involving illegal adoptions has widened to include an agency run by Dublin’s Pro Cathedral, which was involved in the false registration of birth details similar to the cases highlighted by Katherine Zappone, the Minister for Children, last week.

The Sunday Business Post has proof of two cases where illegal adoptions were handled by the Rotunda Girls Aid Society (RGAS), which was established and operated by the Dublin Archdiocese and had an...

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