...regaining identities, histories and rights for adopted people...  

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Email: info@adoptionrightsalliance.com 

Telephone (STRICTLY for media queries only):  086-3659516 or 086-8163024 

Please note - if you are not a member of the media:  It is not possible for us take helpline queries at these numbers, so please respect this and do not phone if your query is not media related as we will be unable to proceed with the call.

Please click the links to the left for further information on Adoption Rights Alliance policies and campaigns.

You might also like to visit our FAQs or Search and Reunion page.   

We encourage you to join our peer support group on Facebook which is at the following address: https://www.facebook.com/groups/adoptionrightsalliance/ Membership is vetted and the group is only open to those who have a genuine connection to Irish adoption (media/adoption professionals cannot join).  If you are concerned about privacy, you are welcome to join under a pseudonym but please get in touch with us to let us know what it is so we can admit you to the group.


“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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