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#Adoption Act

# adoption-act - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Opinion: Adoption, illegitimate children and ‘the bogey of proselytism’ in Catholic Ireland

The history of Ireland’s legal adoption battle is fraught with examples of church-state collusion, even after 1952 when legislation for it was finally enacted in Ireland.

# adoption-act - Friday 10 February, 2012

Government has no plans to allow same-sex couples to adopt children

A poll found that three-in-five people in Ireland are in favour of same-sex couples adopting but the government has no plans to legislate for this.