If you can convince a People to engage in the mass elimination of their own offspring - you can probably get them to do anything...http://irelandinhistory.blogspot.ie/
It's a lot easier to envisage than the American abortionist doctor (male) who was flown over at great cost to speak for "Women hurt", supposedly a group of Irish women hurt by abortions such as had been his bread and butter for decades. Did you object to that?
You do know
Peter Mulryan was boarded out at four and half years to an elderly woman in her mid 70s and her bachelor farmer son, who sadistically brutalised and terrorised Peter. 4 year old child slave Peter was put to work straight away.
What were the checks for this boarding out arrangement (20 miles from the Tuam home) with a 50 year old male savage and his elderly mother?