Ryan Report

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Grainia Long: “I have long suspected that our a child protection system has one hand tied behind its back.”

Some time ago, a child with a broken arm called to an ISPCC office on a Friday evening. This particular office is not a drop-in centre, but our profes(...)

What is to be done? The 18 religious congregations which managed residential institutions where children were abused into the 1970s refuse to pay a ha(...)

The 2009 Ryan Report recommended that 18 religious congregations  pay about half of the cost of the €1.5 billion redress scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson

Religious congregations remain €245 million short in their contribution to a State redress scheme for survivors of residential institutions for child(...)

Perhaps reminders of difficult parts of the national experience should  also be present on All-Ireland Sundays in Croke Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

When I see the Artane Band perform at Croke Park, the industrial school established in Artane in 1868 usually crosses my mind, however fleetingly. I c(...)

Yesterday’s GAA All-Ireland senior hurling final at Croke Park: Cllr Mannix Flynn is triggering a debate about the connotations and effects of the Artane Band’s name. Photograph: James Crombie

The Artane Band could be formally asked to change its name due its historical ties to the notorious St Joseph’s Industrial School, following a Dublin(...)

Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan has published the draft General Scheme for a Retention of Records Bill. Photograph: Eric Luke

A Bill has been published by the Government which proposes that records gathered by the Ryan Commission, which investigated abuse in residential inst(...)

The buildings and 10 acres of development land at St Joseph’s campus on Grace Park Road in Drumcondra

The Rosminian Order of priests and brothers is to sell its freehold interest in eight period buildings and outright ownership in 10 acres of developm(...)

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has backed calls for the establishment of an inquiry into deaths at  mother and baby homes. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has backed calls for the establishment of an independent inquiry into mother and baby homes, saying it was impo(...)

At least 200 social work posts are vacant despite significant increases in the number of reports of children at risk of abuse or neglect, new figures (...)

Geoffrey Shannon said it was not necessarily the case that the State would be held accountable for all abuse cases.

The State may need to consider a financial redress scheme for victims of child abuse in schools following this week’s landmark ruling in the European (...)

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