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# Child Welfare

This year
2024
Tusla struggling to recruit social workers amid large increase in child welfare referrals, CEO says
Last year
2023
Fake Porn, Real Victims: We must stop the easy use of AI to create nude images of women & girls
Dr Fiona Vera-Gray & Professor Clare McGlynn
Parenting: 'We can't block technology for our kids - that ship has sailed'
Margaret Lynch
Opinion: Ireland relies heavily on the community and voluntary sector - it is at breaking point
Ivan Cooper
District Court judge calls for mandatory free legal aid for domestic violence cases
Dr Niall Muldoon: We need radical and brave leadership to turn around child mental health services
Dr Niall Muldoon
Call for urgent investigation into sexual exploitation of children in State care
Opinion: We all must do more to reduce the incidences of bullying of children
Victoria Howson
Extract: Colman Noctor's 4-7 Zone - 'it turns out moderation is key'
Dr Colman Noctor
Opinion: Anxiety can impact both you and your child, but there are ways to get help
Bree O’Neill
All time
Childline volunteer: I have been able to help kids in trouble the way I was helped
Jonathan Ryan
Children's Ombudsman warns of pandemic knock-on impacts as complaints surge almost 80%
Children and face masks: Some tips from a speech and language therapist
Kate Beckett
Children's Rights Alliance: This government must do better when it comes to education
Saoirse Brady
Opinion: Childcare providers are still no clearer on the government's long-term plans
Regina Bushell
Opinion: The mother and baby homes Commission report misses the point on redress
Máiréad Enright
Opinion: ‘It feels as though I’m answering a call on every shift from a child talking about suicide’
Lee Daly
Fionn Davenport: I was born in a mother and baby home - we have a right to our past
Fionn Davenport
‘Often when a child contacts us, all we hear is quiet sobs’
Sarah Hughes
Tusla has deemed 350 unborn children at risk of significant harm in 3 years
Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí
Outrage builds over video of NYPD officers ripping toddler from mother's arms
Staff at Direct Provision centre to be retrained after a mother was refused food for her sick child
'I just asked for two slices of bread': Investigation after Direct Provision resident claims centre refused food for sick child
'Cramped, grim courts are no place for children': Calls for improved family courts to be rolled out
'It's an extremely Draconian act': Judge denies Tusla bid to place children into care
Are Ireland's children in care subject to a "geographic lottery"?
Convicted offenders in Donegal are not being monitored properly
Over 222 children died in Bethany Home but 1939 report says they appeared 'happy'
New child protection agency to be officially launched today
Shatter: 'Legal clarity for surrogate and LGBT parents by year end'
Bulgarian woman undergoes DNA test in 'Maria' case
New child agency must 'ensure children's voices are heard' - Chairperson
Woman arrested after locking malnourished daughter, 10, in closet
Two children found living in abandoned school bus in Texas
Helpline launched amid investigation into Co Cork school abuse claims
HSE chief welcomes plan for state agency on child welfare