Bernard Durkan TD has reported details of what’s going on in the family law courts to Roderic O’Gorman and acting Justice Minister Simon Harris.
Deputy Durkan has been raising this issue in the Dáil over several months to no avail. On Thursday last he called on the government to take action before it “reaches the serious consequences of a major national scandal”.
Mícheál Martin in reply claimed ignorance and said he would discuss the matter with the Minister for Justice.
The Alliance of Birth Mothers Campaigning for Justice understands that the matters referred to the Ministers relates to mothers who lost custody of their children to the perpetrators