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#Child Protection

# child-protection - Sunday 31 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

It’s been a busy bank holiday weekend – keep up to date on the day’s events and all the little bits in between with’s daily round-up…

Head of HSE Child and Family vents frustration at... HSE

Gordon Jeyes was recorded giving a lecture at UCD in which he criticised the HSE and questioned the mandatory reporting of child abuse suspicions.

# child-protection - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# child-protection - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Irish internet child pornography alerts led to arrests in Bulgaria and US

Minister Alan Shatter warns against complacency as report shows lower level of illegal child abuse content.

# child-protection - Monday 16 May, 2011

Disappointment in 'vague' Vatican recommendations on child abuse measures

While bishops are being told to report priests who abuse children, Vatican letter today falls short of saying an accused priest should be barred from ministry while he is being investigated.

# child-protection - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Archbishop Martin says there is 'no room for complacency' in child protection

Church leader says the institution must ensure that “we never allow slippage to permit us to be off guard”.

# child-protection - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: more bad news from the IMF; Cork toddler cleared of rare cancer by US treatment; and New York police make further grim discoveries in Long Island.

# child-protection - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Just who were Diarmuid Martin's comments about child protection aimed at?

Campaigner Andrew Madden is puzzled by the Archbishop’s remarks that the State taking more responsibility for protecting Ireland’s children might not necessarily make an impact.

Man swung his two-month-old baby by the leg

The 26-year-old admits cruelty to his son after the five-minute-long incident.

# child-protection - Monday 14 February, 2011

Shatter outlines FG plan to tag sex offenders

Party intends to introduce tagging within a year of taking office, if it is elected into government.

Poll: Should sex offenders be electronically tagged? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sex offenders be electronically tagged?

Reports today suggest Fine Gael is in favour of the electronic tagging of sex offenders – is this a necessary child protection measure, or is it a breach of their human rights?

# child-protection - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Young people urged to consider 'digital identity'

A short film exploring the consequences of sending sexually explicit images – by mobile phone or online – has been aimed at young people.