Local Voices 017: Institution Survivors of Mother and Baby Homes


Terri Harrison gave birth to her son Niall at St Patrick's Mother and Child Institution in 1973, there he was taken from her and adopted without her consent.

David Kinsella was born in St Patrick's and adopted, but his longing to meet his biological mother never disappeared.

They share their stories with host Hayden Moore while journalist Alison O'Reilly, who has covered Mother and Baby Homes extensively, gives some background.

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