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A file image showing the aftermath of the Shankill Road bombing on December 13th, 1971. Photograph: The Irish Times

A new pension for victims of the Troubles that has been passed in Westminster “rules out” IRA members injured while carrying out attacks, one of the c(...)

Fred McBride, chief executive of Tusla, describes child protection as the “hardest shift” in social work and has called for higher pay for Tusla’s social workers. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Earlier this month Tusla’s chief executive, Fred McBride, wrote to his 1,500 social workers warning of a coming “storm” – a report from the Health Inf(...)

Tusla chief executive Fred McBride says the organisation does not provide a consistent service to vulnerable children. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Tusla does not provide a consistent service to vulnerable children and does not always learn from its mistakes, its chief executive has admitted. How(...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone: Challenge. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency says it cannot “be precise” on how mandatory reporting of child abuse concerns, which comes into force on December (...)

Fred McBride, chief executive of Tusla, said he is “unclear” how publication of the review could interfere with the Section 9 investigation.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The continued refusal by health watchdog Hiqa to publish a largely positive report on the Child and Family Agency, Tusla, is undermining child social (...)

Tusla officials have accused the Department of Children and Youth Affairs  of providing “incorrect” information in answers to parliamentary questions. Photograph: Alan Betson

Senior officials in the Child and Family Agency, Tusla, have accused the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) of providing “incorrect” info(...)

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(...)

Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone (centre)  with Norah Gibbons, chairwoman of Tusla and Fred McBride, chief executive Tusla Child and Family Agency at the launch of Tusla’s new Child Protection and Welfare Strategy.  Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

The chief executive of the Child and Family Agency Tusla says external inquiries and investigations into the organisation are acting as a “distraction(...)

“We should take action here,” said Brian Hayes on the issue of accepting children from the former “Jungle” Calais camp. Photographs: The Irish Times

Ireland should move quickly to take unaccompanied minors stranded in Calais as a “humanitarian gesture”, Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes has said. The Dubli(...)

The chief executive of the Child and Family Agency, Tusla, has criticised the media’s expectations  of  child protection workers. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Media expectations of what child protection workers could or should achieve were “utterly absurd”, the chief executive of the Child and Family Agency (...)

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