A young girl who told social workers that her father beat her with a belt after she had “misbehaved” at school has been taken into the care of the Chi(...)

Dublin District Family Court: Judge Sinéad Ní Chulacháin made an order for the involuntary detention of a 17-year-old boy at an adult unit, in light of no more suitable place being available for him.

A teenage boy is to be detained at an adult mental health unit because there is no bed for him in adolescent mental health services, the Dublin Distri(...)

At the Family Court couples applied for  safety orders against each other. Photograph: Getty Images

Four domestic violence orders were given to two sets of couples against each other at the Dublin District Family Court yesterday.The four were among 3(...)

Photograph: Reuters

Two sisters in the care of the State who had asked to be placed with an Irish family will instead live at a residential unit, the Dublin District F(...)

Mr Justice Kevin Cross: was told by a barrister for the HSE told it had been difficult to achieve but the HSE had managed to find a placement for the girl. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

A bed in a psychiatric unit has been found for a teenager with severe behavioural and psychiatric problems, the Dublin District Family Court heard yes(...)

A teenage boy in care may be sent to live in a holiday cottage in the northwest with two care workers because there is no secure accommodation availab(...)

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

An order dispensing with the need for parental permission for the immunisation of a child in the care of the State has been granted at the Dublin Dist(...)

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

Two teenagers were taken into care yesterday at the Dublin District Family Court after telling social workers their village was burnt down by an “Isla(...)

The Child and Family Agency told the court it would go ahead with a plan to move two children in care to a new location.

The Child and Family Agency told the Dublin District Family Court yesterday it would go ahead with a plan to move two children in care to a new loc(...)

Judge Colin Daly rules that three children, who experienced emotional trauma and neglect,  are to remain in the care of the State. Photograph: Collins Courts

Three children who had experienced emotional trauma and neglect during their mother’s repeated episodes of mental illness are to remain in the care of(...)

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