Tusla

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Geoffrey Shannon and Norah Gibbons, authors of the 2012 report. Photograph: Alan Betson

A landmark report into deaths of children in State care, published in 2012, found “systematic failures” were resulting in the most vulnerable young p(...)

Tusla figures show there are more than 5,800 children in care. Photograph: Alan Betson

Nearly half of the deaths of children and young people who died while in the care of the State in the last decade were due to suicide or drug overdos(...)

Counsel said  the girl is ‘de facto detained’ in her room and this isolation is feeding into a ‘downward spiral’  where she is now refusing to engage with other people. Photograph: iStock

The parents of a teenage girl with autism who has spent 50 days in an emergency hospital bed have asked the High Court to make orders requiring that s(...)

The Hyde & Seek creche group and its directors Siobhan and Anne Davy have been accused of offences under the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Hyde & Seek creche group, featured in an RTÉ Investigates programme, will go on trial in February for breaking childcare laws. The Dublin cre(...)

The alleged victim had been a member of the organisation as a teenager from the mid to late 1990s, and claims he was sexually abused by a senior figure over a three-year period.

A former senior figure in St John Ambulance has been interviewed by the Garda in relation to allegations he sexually abused a juvenile in the voluntar(...)

 The  head office of charity Extern at Monread Leisure and Commercial Centre, Monread Avenue, Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Alan Betson

An organisation working with vulnerable young people “concealed” the sexual abuse of a teenager by one of its staff members from Tusla, the State’s ch(...)

The child and family agency had received more than 5,600 referrals last year, up from 3,842 in 2019. Photograph: iStock

At-risk children in north Dublin continue to face “unacceptable” waits before social workers assess referrals made to Tusla, the child and family agen(...)

The Tusla report upholds or partially upholds a number of the mother’s complaints in relation to the medical examination. Photograph: Tom Honan

A medical examination of a five-year-old for signs of sexual abuse was undertaken in error, following a miscommunication between Tusla, the child and (...)

Of the logged incidents, 738 cases of violence or aggression related to staff working in the State agency’s residential facilities for children. File photograph: iStock

There were nearly 900 incidents of aggression, harassment or violence towards Tusla social workers and other staff recorded last year, according to th(...)

Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman urged survivors, or others with relevant knowledge or information, to engage with Dr Geoffrey Shannon. File photograph: The Irish Times

Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman has urged survivors of historical child sex abuse in St John Ambulance to come forward and contact an ongoing i(...)

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