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#Adoption Authority

# adoption-authority - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Judge dismisses case of woman who claims she was coerced into giving her baby up for adoption

The woman, who gave birth when she was 16 years of age, also claimed the AAI had failed to ensure that she was in a position to give informed consent.

# adoption-authority - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Stop people aged over 42 adopting from another country? That's discriminatory

The Children’s Minister made the comment today following a call from the Adoption Authority of Ireland to put an age limit of 42 on intercountry adoptions.

# adoption-authority - 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.