Kieran Moore

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Children and adolescents with mental health issues are presenting to hospitals that are not “approved centres” for inpatient mental health care. Photograph: Getty

Increasing numbers of children with mental health problems and eating disorders are ending up in emergency departments. Most are in the wrong place(...)

Minister of State for Mental Health Mary Butler said she has been “acutely aware and concerned” about the waiting list. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Child mental health experts have warned that psychology waiting lists of over a year are having a detrimental effect and often needlessly exasperating(...)

Parenting advice: 13 things to tell your 13-year-old. Photograph: iStock

Thirteen essential things various professionals want parents to tell their children as they enter their teens. 1. Teenage years can be shite and bril(...)

 Trust is the key to communicating with 13-year-olds. Photograph: iStock

“They won’t listen,” we parents fume about teenagers, while they rant about how adults “don’t understand”. Both sides are right – and wrong. Adults d(...)

Prof Brendan Doody at Cherry Orchard Hospital’s Linn Dara inpatient CAMHS unit. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

When a father testifies in court that no bed was available in a psychiatric unit for his mentally ill 15-year-old son, who then went on to try to murd(...)

Dr Kieran Moore, a specialist consultant paediatric psychiatrist, previously based at Slaney House told an Oireachtas committee  he was resigning as his position was “untenable and unsafe”. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Child and adolescent mental health services operating from a building previously described as “in a state” by a paediatric psychiatrist in Co Wexford (...)

Margaret and Sean Rogers, parents of Shane Rogers, outside   Dublin Coroner’s Court  yesterday.  Photograph:  Collins Courts

A prisoner who took his life while awaiting trial for murder told prison staff, family members and a cellmate he intended to kill himself because he c(...)