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The High Court heard the teacher  also denies slapping the student’s bottom.

A teacher who denies he said to a female pupil: “Call me tonight at 10.30, I have the house to myself”, has been given permission by the High Court to(...)

From left: Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe; Supt Dave Taylor; former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan; former Garda commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan; Mr Justice Peter Charleton. File photographs: The Irish Times

Maurice McCabe Maurice McCabe was the station sergeant in Balieborough, Co Cavan, in 2012 when he, along with fellow whistleblower John Wilson, made (...)

Funding for early learning and childcare schemes is to go up by €90m to €574m.

Despite modest funding increases for various childcare schemes, Budget 2019 offers nothing to those working in the sector, according to the National W(...)

It is understood that the CMCC constitution prevents it from offering its services to same sex couples as is required by Tusla following the passing of the marriage equality referendum in 2015.

Staff at a Cork marriage counselling centre have moved to distance themselves from the directors’ decision not to provide counselling to same sex coup(...)

childcare

It is “inevitable” there will eventually be a “car crash” where a suitable care place could not be found for a disturbed young person, the High Court (...)

Nigel Coen and Julie Meehan with their daughters Amie  (4)  and Clarion Coen (7), with the school’s co-founders Maura Duignan and Gayle Nagle at Sligo Sudbury School. Photograph: James Connolly

As thousands of children settle back into classrooms under the watchful eye of their teachers, students at a new school in rural Co Sligo will be free(...)

Some 53,755 child protection and welfare cases were referred to Tusla last year. Photograph: Alan Betson

Almost 5,000 children at risk referred to Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, last year had not been allocated a social worker by December, the agency(...)

A Garda told the court she told the mother her son was in an ambulance and ‘he was freaking out’, but she  ‘basically refused to come with us’.

A mother hit her young son on the head and body with a cricket bat when he didn’t tidy up his bedroom, a court has has been told. At a Family Law Cou(...)

The child’s father  said  his 13-year-old boy “was very sick - we couldn’t send him to school because he couldn’t get out of bed. You had to see him the way he was”.

A district court judge has said “there is too much mollycoddling these days” after hearing evidence of children being persistently absent from school.(...)

The public don’t fully understand the work that Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, do and can have an “unrealistic” view of what is achievable. Chi(...)

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