Geoffrey Shannon

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France has achieved a 25 per cent decline in alcohol consumption since introducing advertising restrictions via the “Loi Evin”. Photograph: Fran Veale

A new opinion poll, commissioned by Alcohol Health Alliance Ireland from polling company Ireland Thinks, demonstrates that 82 per cent of the public s(...)

Dr Shannon said restricting internet usage for children should “be approached with caution. Photograph: iStock

A proposed “digital age of consent” under which online services could not allow children to sign up without parental approval should be set at 13, the(...)

Geoffrey Shannon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A new child protection policy being adopted by Tusla needs “a much broader examination”, an Oireachtas committee was told on Wednesday. Geoffrey Shan(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly pictured in his chambers

The President of the High Court has strongly criticised the Government over its moves to reform how judges are appointed, describing the proposals as (...)

Fred McBride chief executive of Tusla says ‘blame’ discourse is affecting social workers.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A growing “blame” culture against Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, is affecting child-protection work, making it more difficult to retain staff and(...)

This week alone, there was yet another damning report from Geoffrey Shannon pointing towards  a systemically flawed after-hours service for vulnerable children

I have been thinking about my mother a lot recently. She will be 18 years dead this October. I find myself remembering odd things, like finding her w(...)

“Treated like human trash”: Geoffrey Shannon with Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll and Det Supt Declan Daly at the publication of his audit on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill “Treated like human trash”: Geoffrey Shannon with Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll and Det Supt Declan Daly at the publication of his audit on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was upset by the failings in the State’s child-protection system revealed by Prof Geoffrey Shannon’s audit of cases where(...)

The audit, carried out by the special rapporteur for child protection, Geoffrey Shannon (above), found there were significant anomalies in the information provided to it from pulse and there was significant difficulty in extracting complete and reliable statistical information. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 5,400 cases of children being removed by gardaí from their parents or guardians were recorded on the garda Pulse records system over an eigh(...)

Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll,  Government special rapporteur on child protection  Prof  Geoffrey Shannon and Det  Supt Declan Daly at the publication of an audit into the State’s child protection services. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There was no evidence of racial profiling found in an audit of more than 5,400 cases of children removed from parents or guardians by gardaí. The au(...)

Prof Geoffrey Shannon and Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll at the publication of an audit into An Garda Síochána’s child-protection management. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An audit that found serious failings in the State’s child-protection system is “a wake-up call for Irish society”, the author of the report has said.(...)

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