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Liquidator to be appointed to Arc Adoption agency in days

Arc ran into financial difficulties last year

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
7th February, 2016
Shane Downer, founder of Arc

A liquidator will be appointed to the intercountry adoption agency Arc Adoption this week.

Arc, which is one of the state’s only adoption agencies, ran into financial difficulties last year. Its closure has affected about 70 couples who had initiated intercountry adoptions that were still being processed through Arc.

Clients of the agency typically paid maximum fees of between €16,650 and €40,000 depending on the country. That money included what was called a “refundable...

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