Tusla social workers focused on Cathy’s parenting issues. She entered a detox unit when Ray was three. Photograph: Alan Betson

Three-year-old Ray died while in his father’s care. His parents, Richie and Cathy, both had addiction problems. The boy was on Tusla’s books from his (...)

A Tusla spokeswoman said the organisation “wishes to express sincere sympathies to the families, and all those affected by the deaths of the young people mentioned in the NRP reviews”. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The family of a boy who died in the care of the Health Service Executive is calling for an independent commission of inquiry into such deaths, describ(...)