“He was stolen from me. He was a healthy baby. He couldn’t have died.”
I was delighted to welcome survivors who were in the Dail to listen to the debate on Clare Daly’s motion. We cannot ignore these women. They need respect, acknowledgement and to be listened to. It is not us who are asking for this, it is them.
This motion is being supported by the Coalition of the Mother and Baby Homes Survivors. We did not put forward this motion because it had dropped out of a clear blue sky. It is clear that the records held by Tusla in respect of Bessborough mother and baby home contain information concerning seriously questionable adoption practice.