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RTÉ History Show 2nd December 2012
Claire McGettrick from Adoption Rights Alliance is interviewed as part of a report on the 1952 Adoption Act on RTÉ's History Show.

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Liveline Coverage of adoption, 14-17th February 2012
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Prime Time coverage of Mexican adoptions 24th January 2012
Prime Time covers the issue of illegal adoptions in Mexico, including an interview with Adoption Rights Alliance director Claire McGettrick.  Click here to view on the RTÉ Player. [Unfortunately no longer available]

Adoption coverage on the Joan Lea Show on 98FM 23rd January 2012
Adoption Rights Alliance director Susan Lohan, members of our Facebook Group and others discuss adoption tracing rights on the Joan Lea Show on 98FM.

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Mari Steed's Interview on TV3 News 8th October 2010

 

Adoption Story on TV3's Morning Show Part 1 of 2 4th June 2010
This story, though not directly adoption related, deals with one woman's struggle to maintain contact with her natural family.

 

Adoption Story on TV3's Morning Show Part 2 of 2 4th June 2010
This story, though not directly adoption related, deals with one woman's struggle to maintain contact with her natural family.

 

Adoption Story on TV3's Morning Show Part 1 of 2 3rd June 2010
Unusual adoption story about a man who grew up believing he was adopted, only to find he was the natural son of who he thought was his "adoptive" mother.

Adoption Story on TV3's Morning Show Part 2 of 2 3rd June 2010
Unusual adoption story about a man who grew up believing he was adopted, only to find he was the natural son of who he thought was his "adoptive" mother.

 

Adoption Story on TV3's Morning Show Part 1 of 2 28th May 2010
The story of a woman born and adopted in the UK to an Irish mother who came to Ireland to search.

 

Adoption Story on TV3's Morning Show Part 2 of 2 28th May 2010

 

Susan Lohan of Adoption Rights Alliance on Midwest Radio 25th May 2010

 

RTÉ Prime Time Piece on Adoption Part 1 of 2 20th May 2010

RTÉ Prime Time Piece on Adoption Part 2 of 2 20th May 2010

TV3 Midweek 5th May 2010 Part 1 of 3 

 TV3 Midweek 5th May 2010 Part 2 of 3 

TV3 Midweek 5th May 2010 Part 3 of 3  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Susan Lohan from Adoption Rights Alliance on Near FM with Ronnie O'Brien 29th April 2010
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Claire McGettrick from Adoption Rights Alliance on KFM 28th April 2010 
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Claire McGettrick from Adoption Rights Alliance on Tipp FM 27th April 2010 (Broken into 2 parts).
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Grainne Mason on on The Tubridy Show 27th April 2010
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Susan Lohan from Adoption Rights Alliance on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour  22nd April 2010
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Grainne Mason on on TV3's Morning Show Part 1 of 2 22nd April 2010

 

Grainne Mason on on TV3's Morning Show Part 2 of 2 22nd April 2010

Susan Lohan from Adoption Rights Alliance &  Conall O'Fatharta (Irish Examiner) on TV3's Ireland AM 21st April 2010

 

Claire McGettrick Interview with KFM 20th April 2010
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Susan Lohan Interview with Spin 1038FM  20th April 2010
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Tressa Reeves Interview on Matt Cooper, Today FM 19th April 2010
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“In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage, to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning . . . and the most disquieting loneliness." 

Alex Haley, Author of Roots 



 

 

 

 

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