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Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr James Reilly has launched a new resource designed to help children and young people going into care.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A new resource designed to help children and young people going into care was launched today by Minister for Children Dr James Reilly. The material, a(...)

The judge granted the care order for the baby to Tusla until June 30th, 2017, after hearing submissions. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has been granted a two and a half year care order for a baby boy born earlier this year to a young woman at the ce(...)

 Gordon Jeyes (left), chief executive of Tusla - the Child and Family Agency with Suzanne O’Brien, who spoke of her experience of foster care, and Aodhan O’Riordain (right), Minister for State for New Communities, in Ballymun. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

About a third of the 90 children put forward for fostering in North city Dublin in the year to date had to be housed outside the area it emerged as T(...)

 Tusla   said this week  that the agency   that although future legal costs would be reduced, “this will not be evidenced in 2014 as a consequence of the level of inherited commitments”.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has said it anticipates that it will require a supplementary budget in the order of €25 million for 2014. This fi(...)

Research on pre-schools inspections published today by Tusla shows that the level of compliance with pre-school regulations is relatively high, with most providers in compliance with regulations.

A review of over 3,000 inspection reports of creches and other pre-school services has found that creches were non-compliant with one in seven of the (...)

A report by the National Review Panel found serious weaknesses in the HSE’s management of Danny Talbot’s case. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The family of teenager Danny Talbot, who died while in HSE aftercare services, is seeking an independent judicial inquiry into the care he received th(...)

Photograph: Yuri Arcurs/Hemera/Getty

Most families unconsciously protect a sex offender living in their homes because they are terrified of society’s response, according to Eileen Finnega(...)

There is a serious shortage of foster carers in Dublin, particularly in north Dublin city, according to Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. Photograph: Alan Betson

More than 6,500 children are in the care of the State, a 23 per cent increase on 2007, new figures from Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, show. (...)

Minister for Children James Reilly: “There certainly is a need for more to be done in this area.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Minister for Children James Reilly has said we must learn from the four reports published earlier this week into the deaths of young people who were (...)

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