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Divorce Applications Hit Highest Level Ever-Are Couples Giving Up Too Easily On Marriage?

Applications for divorce reached their highest level ever last year, according to new data fro...

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08.17 29 Jul 2021


Divorce Applications Hit Highest Level Ever-Are Couples Giving Up Too Easily On Marriage?


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08.17 29 Jul 2021


Applications for divorce reached their highest level ever last year, according to new data from the Courts Service. Some 5,266 applications were made, an increase of 29pc on 2019, and by far the highest annual figure since divorce was introduced in 1997. Breda O'Brien, Patron of the Iona Institute and Irish Times Columnist joined us on Newstalk Breakfast this morning.

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