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A Week in the Family Court: 'Urgent change' needed as reform proposals made 18 years ago not acted upon
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# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: 'Urgent change' needed as reform proposals made 18 years ago not acted upon

Sep 19th 2014, 6:20 AM 9,825 Views 17 Comments

In the final instalment of TheJournal.ie’s Family Court series we look at some of the recommendations to improve the system.

A Week in the Family Court: The aftermath of relationship breakdowns
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# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: The aftermath of relationship breakdowns

Sep 18th 2014, 10:54 PM 21,095 Views 16 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s the view from those working in the system.

A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring'
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# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring'

Sep 18th 2014, 10:53 PM 29,712 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of some of the common cases linked to relationship breakdowns.

A Week in the Family Court: Domestic violence applications rose by 5% in 2013
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A Week in the Family Court: Domestic violence applications rose by 5% in 2013

Sep 17th 2014, 11:25 PM 10,640 Views 26 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s the experts view.

A Week in the Family Court: 'Last night he kicked my door in. I live in total fear of my son'
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# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: 'Last night he kicked my door in. I live in total fear of my son'

Sep 17th 2014, 11:25 PM 23,891 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of the safety orders that appeared before the courts.

A Week in the Family Court: 'There needs to be intervention before we reach crisis point'
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# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: 'There needs to be intervention before we reach crisis point'

Sep 16th 2014, 10:59 PM 16,899 Views 5 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s what the people working in child protection think needs to be done.

Judge: 'It is not very often I get to do this' - Two children returned to mother after three years in care
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# Family Courts Series

Judge: 'It is not very often I get to do this' - Two children returned to mother after three years in care

Sep 16th 2014, 10:55 PM 39,648 Views 27 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

A Week in the Family Court: 6,500 children are in care - here are some of their stories
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# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: 6,500 children are in care - here are some of their stories

Sep 16th 2014, 10:55 PM 37,948 Views 28 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here are a selection of the care orders that appeared before the courts.

'I feel if I do cry here, I’m seen not to be capable and if I don’t cry I look like I have a heart of stone'
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# Family Courts Series

'I feel if I do cry here, I’m seen not to be capable and if I don’t cry I look like I have a heart of stone'

Sep 16th 2014, 7:00 PM 9,803 Views 2 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

Child in residential care refuses to attend addiction services, Social Work Department says they can't force him
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# Family Courts Series

Child in residential care refuses to attend addiction services, Social Work Department says they can't force him

Sep 16th 2014, 6:29 PM 10,095 Views 27 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

Court told of 'serious implications' if child who has had 'multiple foster homes' is moved again
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# Family Courts Series

Court told of 'serious implications' if child who has had 'multiple foster homes' is moved again

Sep 16th 2014, 5:58 PM 7,950 Views 10 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

Boy in State care set duvet on fire in the middle of the room while he was still in it
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# Family Courts Series

Boy in State care set duvet on fire in the middle of the room while he was still in it

Sep 16th 2014, 4:45 PM 11,433 Views 10 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

Babies of homeless parents remain in State care, but father has made 'huge progress'
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# Family Courts Series

Babies of homeless parents remain in State care, but father has made 'huge progress'

Sep 16th 2014, 3:45 PM 10,153 Views 8 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

Toddler left alone in Direct Provision centre removed from mother, custody awarded to father
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# Family Courts Series

Toddler left alone in Direct Provision centre removed from mother, custody awarded to father

Sep 16th 2014, 1:10 PM 20,520 Views 11 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court.

Referendum on establishing Family Court 'not necessary'
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Referendum on establishing Family Court 'not necessary'

Sep 15th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,136 Views 18 Comments

The former Justice minister called for a referendum but department said one isn’t needed now.