‘If there was any urgent child protection concern that came to our attention, we would absolutely make home visits,’ says Tusla’s Joy McGlynn. Photograph: iStock

Loss of supports during the pandemic has increased pressure on families already struggling with conflict. How has Tusla been coping with (...)

Siobhán Murphy who contracted Covid-19, told the  committee that she was  unprepared for the psychological impact of contracting and living with the virus.

The Oireachtas committee on Covid-19 has heard that health care staff were experiencing burn out, fatigue and post-traumatic stress as a result of dea(...)

Vytas Lemnickis was found unconscious in his cell on the Committal Unit at Cork Prison four hours after being admitted

The Irish Prison Service should keep its checklist for screening prisoners being admitted to Irish jails under constant review following the death of (...)

Forensic crash investigator Garda Ray Sweeney told an inquest  the purpose of a seatbelt is to restrain a person being thrown from their seat in a crash, with the seatbelt absorbing the force of their mass as they are thrown forward.

The dangers of two people using a single seatbelt were highlighted at an inquest on Tuesday into the death of a eight-year-old girl killed in a two-ca(...)