Adoption in Ireland has been transformed over the past two decades. There are fewer domestic adoptions taking place and the country has witnessed a steady increase in the number of inter-country adoptions. Most recent published statistics indicate there were only 25 non-family infant adoptions in 2008 but at the peak, in 1967, there were 1,493. Some 490 foreign adoptions were recorded for 2008 by the Adoption Authority of Ireland (AAI).
To date, 42,000 Irish children have been adopted in Ireland, yet...
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