The “Second Interim Report” from the Child Care Law Reporting Project monitored child care proceedings over an 11-month period to mid-July. Photograph: Getty Images

Report identifies parents with disabilities in 15 per cent of child care applications

Minister of State for Equality Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said it was “completely and utterly wrong to tarnish an entire community” over concerns about criminality by some after anti-Roma protests took place on Manor Street in Waterford.

Families evacuated after scores of protesters demonstrate outside Manor Street home

Journalists are over-reliant on official sources and would do well to emulate academic researchers who draw on “multiple sources”, a conference on journalism was told today. Photograph: Getty Images

Dr Tom Clonan says recent coverage of the allegations of Garda corruption made by Sgt Maurice McCabe and former Garda John Wilson(...)

Focus Ireland and Threshold pointed out Private Residential Tenancies Board  report did not ask landlords how they would react to the introduction of rent controls. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Well-designed rent control a vital part of housing market, says Focus Ireland

 An estimated 36 per cent of landlords are classified as “accidental” landlords. Some 65 per cent of them own just one property and more than 70 per cent of landlords have an outstanding debt on their property. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A significant proportion of both landlords and tenants found private rented sector unattractive at present

A study from the PRTB says rent controls would not address the underlying problems in the sector

Consultants propose tax reduction for landlords and code of conduct on buy-to-let arrears

Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton: “I have no plans to increase a person’s minimum contribution under the rent supplement scheme, that is that a person is required to pay towards their accommodation from their own resources.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Focus says decision will condemn more families to homelessness as Christmas approaches

Caroline Dunne: seeking answers as to why her children’s names were entered into the Garda’s Pulse database. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Children aged four and five had been put on Garda database and given criminal tags

Flowers  at Ridge Hall, Ballybrack, Co Dublin,  where  two-year-old Hassan Khan died. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Inquiry will try to establish if the boy had been harmed before

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