Judge Rosemary Horgan: expressed concern about the multiple interviews children are subjected to in child abuse investigations. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The president of the District Court has expressed concern about the frequency with which foster care placements break down. Judge Rosemary Horgan sa(...)

A row over the chronic shortage of detention centre spaces for young offenders intensified today when a judge demanded immediate action from Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald to deal with the crisis. Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times

A row over the chronic shortage of detention centre spaces for young offenders intensified today when a judge demanded immediate action from Mi(...)