Gareth Noble

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A mother is taking a legal case against Tusla over an incorrect reference in case records. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A mother, who Tusla incorrectly accused of “parental alcohol misuse” due to a copy and pasting error in its records, is taking a legal case against th(...)

Speculation has mounted that mainstream schools may not be back in operation until the end of February with lockdown restrictions remaining in place at Level 5 until after the mid-term break. File photograph: Getty

Minister for Education Norma Foley has reiterated that it is her priority to get Leaving Certificate students back in class by February 1st. Speculat(...)

The delayed assessment of needs for children with disabilities is a ‘national scandal’, an Oireachtas committee has heard. Photograph: Getty Images.

The delayed assessment of needs for children with disabilities is a “national scandal” and a “breach of their rights”, an Oireachtas committee has hea(...)

The family law division of the District Court was one of the last jurisdictions to introduce remote hearings. Photograph: Alan Betson

Family law practitioners have raised concerns that virtual childcare hearings will result in aggrieved parents uploading footage of cases to the inter(...)

Children were being ‘subjected to voluntary consent for significant periods of time’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Temporary measures to take children into State care without a court order have been found in some cases to have been used indefinitely by Tusla, the c(...)

A crowd of supporters surround John Waters and Gemma O’Doherty outside the Four Courts following their High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

Questions have been raised about the enforcement of Covid-19 restrictions after a Debenhams workers’ protest was broken up by gardaí, while a gatherin(...)

Garda checkpoint  in the Phoenix Park due to Covid-19: we are moving towards hard paternalism. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Until now the State has been employing what behavioural scientists call “soft paternalism” in its approach to coronavirus – urging rather than orderin(...)

Oberstown Children Detention Campus:  Visits take place only in “exceptional circumstances” to prevent Covid-19 spreading. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Almost all visits to children in residential care and detention facilities have been suspended as a result of the coronavirus crisis, including visits(...)

Ana Kriégel. Photograph courtesy of family.

We know a huge amount about what happened to Ana Kriégel on May 14th, 2018, both before and during her murder by two 13-year-old boys. CCTV footage m(...)

Mr Justice  Charleton  didn’t hold back in his opinion of Tusla’s filing system. In fact, it could not be dignified by calling it a system, he said. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Buried within the 406 pages and 230,000 words of the Disclosures Tribunal report is a section called “Measuring the Pressure”, which describes a syste(...)

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