Dublin District Family Court. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

A toddler, left in the care of an alcoholic man by his mother for 24 hours, will remain in State care for at least another month, a judge at the Dubli(...)

The man, who is in his 60s, told Judge Miriam Walsh he had been married for 36 years and lived with his wife and two adult children

A husband whose wife stabbed him in the neck with a scissors has been granted a temporary domestic violence order against her at the Dublin District F(...)

The Dolphin House courts building, which has five courtrooms, does not have scanning equipment at its entrance. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Judges at Dublin District Family Court had raised concerns about security before the assault on a judge last week. Garda authorities, who have respo(...)

Woman told Judge Gerard Furlong she was married for nine years and her husband, “a recovered alcoholic who has started drinking again”, had raped her in the past

A woman was granted a domestic violence order yesterday against her husband after she said he had pulled the covers off the bed and threatened to get(...)

The youth’s social worker told the court that he  had suffered a “huge loss” and was “really struggling”, coping by “walking the streets at night”. Photograph: Getty Images

Issues surrounding accommodation for a teenager in care, who lost his placement due to a fire, amounted to a “Mexican stand-off”, a judge at the Dubli(...)

The son told the judge he didn’t want to hit anyone or hurt anyone. Photograph: Getty Images

Two fathers seeking protection from their adult sons were among the domestic violence applications before Dublin District Family Court on Monday. One (...)

Dublin District Family Court has granted an interim care order for a toddler after a domestic violence incident.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An interim care order for a toddler, taken from his parents after his father broke his mother’s jaw, was granted at the Dublin District Family Court y(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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