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#Child Protection

# child-protection - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Tallaght Roma girl's family victims of racist attacks
# Racism
# Racism

Tallaght Roma girl's family victims of racist attacks

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:45 PM 31,571 Views 99 Comments

The windows at the front of the family’s home have had to be fortified because of people in the area throwing bricks at the house.

# child-protection - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Email with personal details of girl found at GPO accidentally sent to member of public
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Email with personal details of girl found at GPO accidentally sent to member of public

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:30 PM 76,923 Views 109 Comments

The message contained specific details about the young teenager’s physical and mental wellbeing and a photograph of her in hospital.

# child-protection - Saturday 17 August, 2013

82 child soldiers rescued from militia in DR Congo
# Child Soldiers
# Child Soldiers

82 child soldiers rescued from militia in DR Congo

Aug 17th 2013, 2:56 PM 7,916 Views 13 Comments

The children, some as young as eight-years-old, were recruited by the group over the last six months.

# child-protection - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Cyber-bullying should be a crime says rapporteur on child protection
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Cyber-bullying should be a crime says rapporteur on child protection

Jul 11th 2013, 3:57 PM 3,934 Views 16 Comments

The child protection report also recommends guardianship should apply to civil partnerships.

# child-protection - Friday 10 May, 2013

Problems identified by child protection inspectors
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Problems identified by child protection inspectors

May 10th 2013, 12:55 PM 7,064 Views 5 Comments

The Health Information and Quality Authority published its findings from the HSE Carlow/Kilkenny local health area.

# child-protection - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Catholic Church audits show progress in child protection
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Catholic Church audits show progress in child protection

Apr 24th 2013, 1:29 PM 2,895 Views 11 Comments

The third tranche of reviews have been welcomed by survivor advocacy group One in Four.

'Unacceptable delays and unsatisfactory responses' to abuse concerns in Clogher
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

'Unacceptable delays and unsatisfactory responses' to abuse concerns in Clogher

Apr 24th 2013, 1:10 PM 3,138 Views 18 Comments

The National Board for Safeguarding Children’s review, however, drew a line between past and current practice in the diocese.

# child-protection - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

New child protection inspections to bring Ireland in line with international standards
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

New child protection inspections to bring Ireland in line with international standards

Feb 26th 2013, 6:50 AM 3,289 Views 4 Comments

The inspections will see the State’s children and families services subject to independent inspection and monitoring for the first time.

# child-protection - Friday 15 February, 2013

DPP to appeal Patrick O'Brien sentence
# Fiona Doyle
# Fiona Doyle

DPP to appeal Patrick O'Brien sentence

Feb 15th 2013, 2:21 PM 10,859 Views 31 Comments

Fiona Doyle said today that she may also pursue her mother in the courts.

# child-protection - Monday 7 January, 2013

Stuart Hall pleads not guilty to indecent assault of young girls
# Abuse
# Abuse

Stuart Hall pleads not guilty to indecent assault of young girls

Jan 7th 2013, 1:04 PM 7,693 Views 0 Comments

The 83-year-old former BBC presenter was charged in December after allegations were made to police.

# child-protection - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Poll: Would you welcome legislation to regulate websites used by children?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you welcome legislation to regulate websites used by children?

Jan 5th 2013, 10:22 AM 6,080 Views 56 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald has expressed concern at difficulties in regulating websites due to the open nature of the internet, but would you welcome it?

# child-protection - Thursday 11 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken

Oct 11th 2012, 7:52 PM 7,244 Views 3 Comments

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

HIQA report expresses concern over alleged abuse by Gardaí
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

HIQA report expresses concern over alleged abuse by Gardaí

Oct 11th 2012, 2:00 PM 7,309 Views 25 Comments

The report said there has been no outcome from a complaint to the Garda Ombudsman and there was “little external advocacy and intervention” on behalf of the young person involved.

# child-protection - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Support group says some Churchmen believe they are "above the law of the land"
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Support group says some Churchmen believe they are "above the law of the land"

Sep 6th 2012, 11:12 AM 2,955 Views 19 Comments

One in Four has also called on the Gardaí to initiate an investigation into senior Church figures.

# child-protection - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin: 'Relatively few cases to deal with'
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin: 'Relatively few cases to deal with'

Sep 5th 2012, 3:00 PM 4,053 Views 8 Comments

Summary of the main findings of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland into Kildare and Leighlin Diocese.

The Dominican Friars: suspected abuser involved in Church response to abuse until 1995
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

The Dominican Friars: suspected abuser involved in Church response to abuse until 1995

Sep 5th 2012, 2:21 PM 7,182 Views 3 Comments

The NBSCCCI believes that there are other victims of the Dominican friars who have not yet come forward.

The Irish Province of Spiritans: "Failure to create safe environments for children"
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

The Irish Province of Spiritans: "Failure to create safe environments for children"

Sep 5th 2012, 2:09 PM 4,087 Views 4 Comments

Summary of the main findings of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland into the religious order of the Irish Province of Spiritans.

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart: Priests admitted abuse but authorities weren't told
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart: Priests admitted abuse but authorities weren't told

Sep 5th 2012, 2:08 PM 8,343 Views 10 Comments

Summary of the main findings of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland into the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.

Diocese of Limerick: 'Prompt referral of allegations to the statutory authorities'
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Diocese of Limerick: 'Prompt referral of allegations to the statutory authorities'

Sep 5th 2012, 1:19 PM 2,272 Views 3 Comments

Summary of the main findings of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland into Limerick diocese.

Diocese of Clonfert: "No written procedures for management of allegations"
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Diocese of Clonfert: "No written procedures for management of allegations"

Sep 5th 2012, 12:47 PM 3,469 Views 31 Comments

Summary of the main findings of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland into Clonfert diocese.

# child-protection - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Barnardos and PSNI team up on new initiative to tackle child exploitation
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Barnardos and PSNI team up on new initiative to tackle child exploitation

Aug 22nd 2012, 6:49 PM 2,375 Views 3 Comments

Money seized from criminals will partly fund the new scheme to provide early intervention and protect vulnerable children in south and east Belfast.

# child-protection - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Counselling service records 57pc jump in calls about sexualised behaviour of children
# Children
# Children

Counselling service records 57pc jump in calls about sexualised behaviour of children

Jul 26th 2012, 11:06 AM 2,701 Views 3 Comments

CARI’s annual report for 2011 also showed change in callers’ primary concern from intra- to extra-familial abuse.

# child-protection - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

New standards for child protection services unveiled
# Enda Kenny
# Enda Kenny

New standards for child protection services unveiled

Jul 25th 2012, 4:54 PM 3,483 Views 7 Comments

The Taoiseach said the 27 point plan sets out clearly what exactly is expected of HSE managers and social workers when working within child protection services.

'The State has a poor record as a good parent' - report on child protection published
# Children's Rights
# Children's Rights

'The State has a poor record as a good parent' - report on child protection published

Jul 25th 2012, 10:33 AM 1,932 Views 8 Comments

The report calls for more early intervention and support of families and proposes changes in law which would allow anyone to ask the courts to place an ‘at risk’ child in care.

# child-protection - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

TD says new law should give parents access to sex offender details
# Sex Offenders
# Sex Offenders

TD says new law should give parents access to sex offender details

Jul 24th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,419 Views 21 Comments

TD Denis Naughten who published the bill this week said Garda intelligence should be used to protect our children.

# child-protection - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Russian woman accused of throwing sons to their deaths
# Russia
# Russia

Russian woman accused of throwing sons to their deaths

Jun 26th 2012, 8:52 AM 5,604 Views 11 Comments

Investigation underway into deaths of boys aged four and seven.

# child-protection - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Anger in Russia over live child statues at official's party
# Moving Statues
# Moving Statues

Anger in Russia over live child statues at official's party

Jun 23rd 2012, 8:22 PM 16,655 Views 20 Comments

The four girls were made up with silver costumes and face paint and fixed to the corners of an installation at the party.

# child-protection - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Factory raids highlight India's illegal child labour
# Child Labour
# Child Labour

Factory raids highlight India's illegal child labour

Jun 12th 2012, 2:51 PM 2,898 Views 4 Comments

Dozens of migrant children were found illegally working in New Delhi despite child protection laws.

# child-protection - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Poll: Should priests be forced to break Seal of Confession?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should priests be forced to break Seal of Confession?

Apr 26th 2012, 10:08 AM 7,175 Views 119 Comments

New laws introducing mandatory reporting may be defied by priests.

# child-protection - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Parents concerned over content in children's books
# Right To Read
# Right To Read

Parents concerned over content in children's books

Apr 25th 2012, 7:30 PM 6,303 Views 48 Comments

International concerns about what children read are now troubling Irish parents.

# child-protection - Thursday 29 March, 2012

‘Inappropriate’ for teachers to befriend pupils on Facebook – Quinn
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

‘Inappropriate’ for teachers to befriend pupils on Facebook – Quinn

Mar 29th 2012, 7:15 AM 7,290 Views 68 Comments

The education minister says he cannot see how it could be appropriate for teachers to communicate with their students online.

# child-protection - Monday 9 January, 2012

Diocese asks priests to contribute to child abuse fund
# Cashel And Emly
# Cashel And Emly

Diocese asks priests to contribute to child abuse fund

Jan 9th 2012, 4:58 PM 2,971 Views 32 Comments

The Archbishop of Cashel & Emly, Dermot Clifford, asks priests to voluntarily donate to cover debts incurred in child protection.

# child-protection - Friday 9 December, 2011

Column: Are Irish children safe now? I don't believe so
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Are Irish children safe now? I don't believe so

Dec 9th 2011, 7:15 AM 48 Views 9 Comments

Maeve Lewis of abuse survivors’ support group One in Four says new childhood protection legislation is welcome – but of little use without support services to back it up.

# child-protection - Friday 21 October, 2011

Norris insists: There is nothing new in Burke tapes
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris insists: There is nothing new in Burke tapes

Oct 21st 2011, 8:46 PM 667 Views 51 Comments

The presidential candidate also questioned the timing behind tapes of a controversial interview in which he expressed views on paedophilia.

# child-protection - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Ireland will do whatever "humanly possible" to stop children dying in care - Kenny
# State Care
# State Care

Ireland will do whatever "humanly possible" to stop children dying in care - Kenny

Oct 18th 2011, 5:37 PM 350 Views 7 Comments

Enda Kenny assures the Dáil that the State will do whatever it must to ensure that no more children die in its care.

Twenty-two young people died while known to State care services
# State Care
# State Care

Twenty-two young people died while known to State care services

Oct 18th 2011, 5:37 PM 446 Views 5 Comments

The deaths took place over nine months in 2010, and include four cases of suicide.

# child-protection - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Concerns raised over child safety and privacy online
# Cyber Safety
# Cyber Safety

Concerns raised over child safety and privacy online

Oct 12th 2011, 11:05 AM 513 Views 6 Comments

A study commissioned by the ISPCC found that one-third of primary school children did not know how to keep their social network account private, while one in six secondary students had met someone in person after meeting them online.