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#Child Deaths

# child-deaths - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'Medical checks' for all children at US border posts after 8-year-old boy dies on Christmas Eve

It is the second death of a migrant child in the care and custody of US Customs and Border Protection in a month.

# child-deaths - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure

ICSA says farmers are increasingly taking on childcare responsibilities during the busiest farming months of the year.

# child-deaths - Monday 2 September, 2013

78 children killed on Irish roads were not wearing a seatbelt

Of the 262 children killed on roads since 1997, 112 were pedestrians, while 110 were car passengers.

# child-deaths - Monday 15 April, 2013

Three children found dead in Suffolk house

The infants are believed to be aged three, two and eleven months.

# child-deaths - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Children's Minister to appear before Oireachtas health committee

Frances Fitzgerald’s appearance before the the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children comes in the aftermath of the damning report on the deaths of children in care between 2000 and 2010.

# child-deaths - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Russian woman accused of throwing sons to their deaths

Investigation underway into deaths of boys aged four and seven.

# child-deaths - Sunday 24 June, 2012

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So much partying and do as the Romans do: The week in quotes

“What we have found, in one word, is a disgrace.”

Children's Ombudsman criticises application of 'in camera' rule on child cases

Emily Logan also said her office met with “resistance” when investigating children in care.

# child-deaths - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Column: Children, especially vulnerable ones, are not this society’s priority

Yesterday’s shocking report exposes our tendency to blame young people rather than listening to their cries, writes Catherine Joyce.

# child-deaths - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

‘Shameful day’ as child deaths report ‘signifies our societal failure’

There has been plenty of reaction to a report which examined the deaths of 196 children and young people in contact with State services between 2000 and 2010.

Deaths of many children in care ‘may have been preventable’, report finds

The Independent Child Death Review Group underlines a catalogue of major failings of the State’s child support services.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

'Harrowing' report find deaths of some children in State care were preventable

The independent report examined the deaths of 196 vulnerable children who were living under the care of the State from 2000 – 2010.

# child-deaths - Monday 18 June, 2012

Report on deaths of children in State care shows 'systemic failure'

The report by the Independent Review Group set up to examine the deaths of nearly 200 children in care and young adults known to child protection services will be published this week.

# child-deaths - Sunday 17 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

# child-deaths - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Parents of six children who died in Derby fire charged with murder

Michael and Mairead Philpott are due in court tomorrow.

# child-deaths - Monday 21 May, 2012

Independent report on deaths of children in state care to be published 'shortly'

Minister for Children says that the AG’s advice has been sought over the report before its publication.

# child-deaths - Friday 19 August, 2011

Dutch Catholic institute to review child deaths

The deaths of 40 children at the home in the early 1950s are not being treated as suspicious, according to Dutch prosecutors.

# child-deaths - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

UN: Ten children dying each day at Somali refugee camp

Child mortality at a camp in Ethiopia has reached an “alarming” level, according to the UN Refugee Agency.

# child-deaths - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Mother sentenced to 16 years for killing three children

Theresa Riggi admitted killing her three young children in August 2010 and to trying to cover her actions with a gas explosion.

# child-deaths - Friday 8 April, 2011

Three Chinese children die after poisoning from 'tainted milk'

At least 34 people have fallen ill after drinking milk that contained nitrate.

# child-deaths - Saturday 7 August, 2010

THE MOTHER OF THREE children found dead at a flat in Edinburgh has been charged with their murder, the Independent reports.

The bodies of Gianluca, 8, Augustino, 8, and Cecilia Riggi, 5, were found after reports of an explosion at their home. Police later said they found no evidence of an explosion or gas leak.

The children’s mother, Theresa Riggi, fell two stories from the building and was found by emergency services on the street outside. She remains in stable condition in hospital.

Riggi had been involved in a legal battle with the children’s father for their custody. Her husband had reported Riggi and his children missing on 11 July after she left their home and he was unable to contact her.

Riggi and the children were finally traced to the Edinburgh apartment on July 21.