It is not possible for a couple not married to each other to adopt a child jointly.
This applies to both opposite and same sex couples.
If you are considering adoption contact a your Local Adoption Office in the HSE.
A good shout for the straight folk who tag along too.The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network's (GLEN) website provides information on the main issues in relation to family formation and the lack of legal recognition of same sex parenting in Ireland.Also Treoir, an organisation which provides information for unmarried parents,has just launched a section on their website for LGBT parents, which provides legal information on a range of issues from guardianship to parental leave. To get an insight into the experiences and issues facing children of LGBT parents, Marriage Equality's Voices of Children report, outlines the findings of a consultation with a same group of adult children with lesbian parents.Houses and flats are conveniently located in the city centre, walking distance from Trinity College or O’Connell Street.They can host from 3 to 6 people each (most of them 4-5 people). Basic standard of decoration & furniture; Students who book a shared room will be placed with another student of the same sex.