Elaine McCann with her daughter Chloe who took part in the Preparing for Life, parenting mentoring programme in North Dublin which was found to dramatically improve children’s IQ, health and behaviour. Photograph: Conor Healy Photography

An early intervention programme trialed in north Dublin has significantly improved outcomes for children’s IQ and behaviour. The first in a series of(...)

The government to be announced tomorrow will have a very different configuration than anything that has gone before.. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The government to be announced tomorrow will have a very different configuration than anything that has gone before. There have been shake-ups before (...)

The inspections under the Departments of Education and Children are complementary to the regulatory inspections by Tusla.

Education-focused early years inspections of crèches and pre-schools which take part in the State’s free pre-school year programme have begun this wee(...)

 Junior Infants teacher Caitriona Nic Grianna running the Dina in the classroom  program with Wally the Puppet at Gael Scoil Baile Munna. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The future of three flagship anti-child poverty programmes, in some of the most deprived areas of Dublin, is in doubt. The three Area Based Childhoo(...)

The bail scheme was first recommended by the Special Rapporteur on Child Protection Geoffrey Shannon in a report to the Government five years ago. Photograph: Garett White/Collins

The Department of Children has published a tender for a new “intensive supervision” bail scheme for minors awaiting trial. The system will add a laye(...)

James O Reilly, Minister for Children

A bail supervision scheme will be piloted for youths remanded to Oberstown detention centre in Lusk, Co Dublin, Minister for Children James Reilly ha(...)

Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

The cover of the Budget 2016 document unveiled by the Government is illustrated with a silhouetted woman in office garb, carrying a baby in one arm an(...)

The Coalition is planning targeted pre-school funding as part of the budget.  File photograph: Frank Perry/AFP/GettyImages

The budget is expected to begin a process of providing targeted funding to childcare providers to ensure children with disabilities benefit fully from(...)

Minister for Children Dr James Reilly. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

An additional month’s split parental leave is being sought by Minister for Children James Reilly in budget negotiations as one of a number of first mo(...)

Oberstown youth detention facility in Co Dublin.

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident at the Oberstown youth detention facility on Wednesday, in which a teenager and sev(...)

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