Report shows rise in marriage breakdownsThursday 13 September 2007 22.52
A new report has revealed rising rates of marriage breakdown in Ireland.
The research, based on recent Census figures, shows that marriage break-ups have increased five-fold in two decades.
Limerick and Dublin cities have the highest rates of breakdown in the country with one-in-five broken marriages.
The worst affected age group is 45-49 year olds