Gordon Jeyes, chief executive of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. Photograph: Alan Betson

Changes to the State’s care system will result in payments to foster families ceasing where a young person is not involved in education or training o(...)

A Tusla report has found that some child protection managers are not satisfied that high-risk children can be kept safe. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Six out of 17 Tusla child protection area managers have said they are not satisfied that all children at highest risk in their areas can be kept safe(...)

 Gordon Jeyes, chief executive of Tusla. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A shortage of social workers at Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, is delaying about 5,000 cases, the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Childr(...)

At the Dublin District Family Court, Judge Rosemary Horgan was told two of the children had missed 12 weeks of school since September. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Three children have been taken into the care of the Child and Family Agency after a social worker found there was little food in their home, no sheets(...)

As part of a review of the case, Judge Brendan Toale was  told that the boy said he refused to see his parents for a year because his former foster mother told him he would have a better life with her. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A boy in care who wrote his mother a “why I’m angry” letter has now said his former foster carer told him what to write, the Dublin District Family C(...)

The Dublin District Family Court has heard a social worker and court-appointed guardian said two  children in interim care should be allowed to take a holiday with their foster carers. They were looking forward to it and were very excited. File photograph: Getty Images

Two young children in interim care are to be allowed to travel abroad on holiday with their foster carers after a judge at the Dublin District Family (...)

Judge Brendan Toale said there was a possibility when the boy was first taken into care that his habitual residence may not have been in this jurisdiction. He said he would hold an inquiry into it. Photograph: Getty Images

A judge has ordered an inquiry into whether a teenage boy, missing in care for almost four months and believed to be in Britain, should have been in c(...)

A State watchdog has expressed "grave concern" over the volume of welfare or abuse issues relating to asylum-seeking children living in State-(...)

The court heard that the boy does not cope well with residential units or with people “coming and going from his life” and cannot continue to be moved from placement to placement. Photograph: Getty Images

A teenager in care with more than 20 criminal charges against him is living in a homeless hostel, the Dublin District Family Court has heard.The charg(...)

The Child and Family Agency, Tusla, is to examine whether the foster family of a boy in care who has mental health difficulties can retain their foster allowance payment after the boy turns 18

The Child and Family Agency, Tusla, is to examine whether the foster family of a boy in care who has mental health difficulties can retain their foste(...)