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# Foster Care

Last year
Call for urgent investigation into sexual exploitation of children in State care
All time
Opinion: 'Travelling to Limerick in search of college digs as a care-leaver felt so lonely'
Rory Brown
Fostering allowance becoming insufficient amid cost-of-living crisis, say carers
Child in foster care not visited by social workers for more than three years
Fostering within the family needs support, resources - and regulation
'My foster father wiped down everything I touched': Call to tackle racism in social care
Opinion: 'She knocked on the door and the nun said her son was gone' - the story of the forgotten foster children
Jamie Canavan
Cases document foster children facing stress and isolation during Covid-19 restrictions
Tusla apologises to young woman for 'lack of support' after she was raped by her foster dad
Rape survivor on waiving her anonymity: ‘I just wanted to say - this is who he is and this is what he did’
Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help
Man jailed for 12 years for raping his 16-year-old foster daughter
Chair of Tusla says 'journey of reform' lies ahead with further improvements needed 'on a daily basis'
Foster carers finally given insurance cover by the State following three-year long battle
Allocation of social workers to children in foster care 'chaotic', inspection finds
Taoiseach will act upon report which lists catalogue of failures into HSE and Tusla handling of foster home abuse case
Ombudsman criticises HSE and TUSLA over care for children with disabilities
New website launched to help explain to children in care why Tusla is in their lives
Judge told child in rural Irish town may have been trafficked
Foster mother takes Tusla to High Court over refusal to consider her as adoptive parent for child
Nine-year-old boy in care moved five different times in 13 days
Foster mother gets backdated payment of €28,600 after Tusla cut her allowances
Actor Barry Keoghan: '13 foster homes. If that's on paper you'd think "he's destined to mess up"'
'Deeply concerning': Foster services criticised over lack of garda vetting and shortfall in carers
Child with Down Syndrome and severe autism who was abandoned at birth was 'not receiving sufficient HSE and Tusla support'
'They've two Christmasses. One with us and another with their birth family'
Michael Noonan’s handling of the ‘Grace' case will be examined next year
€19 million a year spent on private foster care because Tusla is overstretched
'Out of control' teen admitted to hospital as Tusla had nowhere else to place him
Report finds 30 foster carers in Mid-West not garda vetted
Report into death of teen finds impact of separating her from younger sibling was not understood
Some foster carers in Kerry, Galway and Roscommon are not being vetted enough
'When I stopped working, I said I was going to put everything into these kids'
'No Garda vetting, inadequate investigations' - Tusla slammed over standard of Cork foster care services
'We need consistency': Long delays by Tusla in dealing with abuse allegations, report says
Foster carers 'felt disrespected' by social workers, report finds
Children can now be adopted by their foster carers after 18 months
'This should be the bare minimum we expect': Fostering service to close down in wake of damning report
Boy put back into residential care after 'loving' foster parents didn't get supports they begged for
'It's not always as straightforward': Tusla chief on removing children at high risk from State care