Judge granted  order  after hearing the child’s parents were not engaging with the Child and Family Agency

Judge says immunisation ‘in child’s best interests’

There is a serious shortage of foster carers in Dublin, particularly in north Dublin city, according to Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tusla reports increase in number of babies from north Dublin city going into care

Convicted Real IRA member Michael McKevitt will seek a judicial review next week of his application for early release, the High Court heard this morning. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The convicted Real IRA member had applied for a third off his 20-year-sentence

Information Commissioner finds public interest in accountability outweighs privacy

Garda Commissioner Noírín O’Sullivan, who said the release of any information that “could potentially increase public disquiet”. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

Courts Service argued revealing names could adversely affect security of the State

Judge Colin Daly, at the Family Court, appointed a guardian to the two unaccompanied siblings.  Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

Family Court judge also concerned for safety of girl who went missing six times last month while in care of the State

Victim fell into a swimming pool near his home in Mijas on the Costa Del Sol

Perinatal psychiatrist “ regularly” sees reports of women who have killed themselves while pregnant

Consultant Prof Owen Smith and oncologist Dr Michael Capra of Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin, Dublin, said they fear parents of seriously sick children are being “exploited”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Specialists say experimental approach unrealistic and may harm some children

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