Aitheantas has cautiously welcomed an apology from Tusla to people who have been adopted.
Maree Ryan-O'Brien, the founder of the adoption rights group says that while the apology is welcome, she still believes a new agency should be used to house people’s birth information.
Chief Executive of the child and family agency, Bernard Gloster, will make a formal apology when he appears before the Oireachtas Children's committee this afternoon.
He'll say that many people were left with a sense of being let down by the state in their search for answers to the most basic of questions.
Maree Ryan-O'Brien founder of Aitheantas says that she believes the social work model currently in place has been ‘an abject failure’.