Go-ahead for new body to help overseas adoptions

The Adoption Board has given the go-ahead to a new agency to provide adoption mediation services in Ireland.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
8th August, 2009

The Adoption Board has given the go-ahead to a new agency to provide adoption mediation services in Ireland.

Called Leanbh, it will assist with overseas adoptions. Leanbh was first proposed last year and has received approval in principle from the Adoption Board. Some additional paperwork and legal checks need to be finalised before full approval is given.

Leanbh will be the third organisation of its kind to be registered in Ireland. Mediation agencies help couples...

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