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# Care order

All time
# national level
6 months on from damning report, State finally taking concerns on child protection seriously says charity
Geoffrey Shannon published a damning audit of the approach from gardaí and Tusla to child protection concerns earlier this year.
# record figures
One out of every 113 people on the planet is displaced or a refugee
It’s World Refugee Day today. This is the first time the threshold of 60 million has been crossed.
# Care order
Teenage mother allowed to leave foster care with her baby
“She has worked hard at organising her life, towards the goal of independence.”
# Care order
'I’m scared for my younger brother, who is getting him dressed and bringing him to school?'
Details of a case of a young girl being taken into care over the abuse she received from her mother has been revealed.
# Rathcoole
Gardaí appeal to newborn Maria's mum: "Come and see your baby in the hospital"
Frances Fitzgerald says the mother of baby Maria has nothing to fear and her welfare is the main priority.
# Care order
14-year-old taken into care after second pregnancy
Gardaí are working with Tusla on the case.
# Family court
Parents 'at a loss to understand' why their children were taken into care
A judge failed to tell them the reasons for his “momentous decision.”
# Care order
Drug and alcohol abuse leading to care proceedings for children
The latest report on child care law shows that the Child & Family Agency failed in its applications for care orders in three cases.