The latest reports on Camphill Communities, focussed on 10 residential centres, were published by Hiqa on Thursday.

A number of residents in Camphill residential care centres were asked to pay for their beds and headboards, while money belonging to others was misapp(...)

The health and safety watchdog Hiqa found Fuschia Services centre in Co Roscommon was not adequately resourced to provide a safe service to residents. File photograph: iStock

A disability centre in Co Roscommon was not adequately resourced or managed to ensure residents received a safe service, an inspection by the health a(...)

Hiqa had concerns about five Brothers of Charity facilities. File photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

Health and social care inspectors have said they were “very concerned” about their findings at a centre for people with disabilities operated by the B(...)

John Haskins jnr who was injured when a tree fell in him in February 2014. Photograph: Collins

A man who suffered multiple severe injuries when a tree fell on him in stormy weather has settled his High Court action for €165,000. John Haskins j(...)

Rene van der Poort with daughter Roseanne Theissen and grandson Ciaran Saakian:  “It’s terrible to be be told ‘off you go’ with no proper settlement arrangements.” Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

A 40-year social experiment in which people with intellectual disabilities have lived and learned alongside the mainstream community in Co Kilkenny ha(...)

Camphill Ballytobin has been taken over by the HSE with a view to finding another care provider.

The registration of a Co Kilkenny care home for 19 people with physical and intellectual disabilities has been cancelled because of fears over abuse. (...)

Sinéad Fahey at work

Entering Kcat, an art studio for people of mixed abilities in Callan, Co Kilkenny, is an experience you are unlikely to forget. Passing beneath a thr(...)