Danny Talbot

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Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica into the 4x100m final in London. Photograph: Glym Kirk/AFP

Usain Bolt started the final countdown to his retirement by guiding Jamaica through to the 4x100m relay final at the World Championships. The eight-t(...)

A shrine on the site of the former mother and baby home in Tuam, Co Galway, where    babies and toddlers were found buried. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

It’s the details of the stories that shock: children growing up in institutions in grinding poverty, vulnerable youngsters damaged or dead after falli(...)

Reports on high-profile child abuse cases over recent decades share another key recommendation: the need to invest properly in supports and services for children and parents. File photograph:   Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images

Tusla, the State’s child and family agency, is to carry out a review of why children who were neglected, abused and traumatised were left with their m(...)

Danny Talbot, who  died of a drug overdose while in HSE aftercare, was unable to access “appropriate” accommodation upon his release from prison, an inquest heard. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

A teenager who died of a drug overdose while in HSE aftercare was unable to access “appropriate” accommodation upon his release from prison, an inques(...)

A report by the National Review Panel found serious weaknesses in the HSE’s management of Danny Talbot’s case. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The family of teenager Danny Talbot, who died while in HSE aftercare services, is seeking an independent judicial inquiry into the care he received th(...)

Groups representing young people in care have expressed alarm that the changes will place vulnerable young people at even greater risk of falling through the cracks of the care system.

Planned changes to the State’s care system will result in payments to foster families ceasing where a young person is not involved in education or tr(...)

Minister for Children James Reilly: “There certainly is a need for more to be done in this area.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Minister for Children James Reilly has said we must learn from the four reports published earlier this week into the deaths of young people who were (...)

 Danny Talbot, the teenager who died at the age of  19 while in the care of the State. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

If Danny Talbot were growing up in care today, could the same appalling pattern of failure happen again? If we are to rely on the word of those in cha(...)

Chairwoman of the National Review Panel Dr Helen Buckley with Paul Harrison at the launch of the report. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

The Child and Family Agency has apologised for failing to meet the needs of a vulnerable teenager in State care, who died despite being in desperat(...)

Danny Talbot’s aunts Donna (left) and Deborah Lamb in Dublin yesterday. Every week the sisters come to Dublin’s Liffey boardwalk in search of vulnerable young people to help. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A damning report into the death of a teenager who spent most of his life in State care reveals a series of missed opportunities by social services t(...)

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