Patrick and Fionnuala Ferrin found the slowness of the adoption process frustrating
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Northern Ireland's adoption laws '30 years out of date'

A charity has said that Northern Ireland's adoption laws are 30 years out of date.

More than 250 children in NI have been in care for more than 10 years.

The children are either fostered or in children's homes - but have never been adopted.

BBC Newsline's Tara Mills reports.