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# Adoption Authority of Ireland

Last year
'A punch in the gut': Tusla apologises as adopted people wait up to a year for personal records
More than 3,800 applications for records in first year of Birth Information and Tracing Act
Officials warned that lack of social workers would delay giving adopted people their records
All time
Adopted people 'disgusted' and 'distraught' they might not get their records until autumn 2023
Mother and Baby Homes: Forum says Tusla is 'erratic, dysfunctional and devoid of trust'
Waiting time for adopted people to get birth information triples to 90 days
Just two men have been approved to adopt since 2004
Ireland and Vietnam sign deal to resume adoption between countries
Adoptions from Vietnam could restart in weeks, Government says