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# foster - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Mary Lou McDonald urges DUP to commit to ‘real powersharing’ in Northern Ireland
# Stormont
# Stormont

Mary Lou McDonald urges DUP to commit to ‘real powersharing’ in Northern Ireland

Jun 23rd 2021, 6:41 PM 11,997 Views 20 Comments

McDonald claimed that a DUP “failure to accept rights and equality” was a factor in the “political storm” that has hit unionism

# foster - Friday 28 December, 2018

Foster mother loses High Court challenge over how Tusla removed child from her care
# High Court
# High Court

Foster mother loses High Court challenge over how Tusla removed child from her care

Dec 28th 2018, 4:33 PM 23,709 Views 0 Comments

The woman fostered the boy, who has certain medical conditions, for more than a year after his birth in 2016.

# foster - Thursday 5 April, 2018

'Deeply concerning': Foster services criticised over lack of garda vetting and shortfall in carers
# HIQA
# HIQA

'Deeply concerning': Foster services criticised over lack of garda vetting and shortfall in carers

Apr 5th 2018, 1:55 PM 7,844 Views 5 Comments

The Health Information and Quality Authority released three inspection reports of foster care services in Ireland.

# foster - Sunday 30 July, 2017

'When I stopped working, I said I was going to put everything into these kids'
# Grandparents
# Grandparents

'When I stopped working, I said I was going to put everything into these kids'

Jul 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,503 Views 27 Comments

A woman who cares for her two grandchildren tells us how she’s been thwarted at every turn to seek greater supports from the State.

# foster - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Foster service in south central Dublin had 'significant risks' for children
# FOSTERING
# FOSTERING

Foster service in south central Dublin had 'significant risks' for children

Apr 18th 2017, 11:39 AM 7,822 Views 3 Comments

All other 21 headings “require improvement”.

# foster - Monday 18 April, 2016

Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told
# Foster
# Foster

Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told

Apr 18th 2016, 7:29 PM 26,419 Views 0 Comments

The boy has been giving evidence via video-link.

# foster - Friday 7 August, 2015

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues
# State Care
# State Care

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues

Aug 7th 2015, 11:52 AM 8,245 Views 8 Comments

A new investigation by the Ombudsman for Children has shed light on the situation.

# foster - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

There were 6,500 children in care at the end of May
# Childcare
# Childcare

There were 6,500 children in care at the end of May

Aug 26th 2014, 4:49 PM 7,663 Views 17 Comments

The majority were in foster care.

# foster - Friday 6 September, 2013

Action taken on Mayo foster service over safety concerns
# Hiqa Inspection
# Hiqa Inspection

Action taken on Mayo foster service over safety concerns

Sep 6th 2013, 1:11 PM 6,190 Views 10 Comments

The HIQA report found that an immediate action plan had to be put in place – an “exceptional regulatory activity”.

# foster - Friday 26 July, 2013

Food, restraint and family: Reports give insight into foster care
# Children
# Children

Food, restraint and family: Reports give insight into foster care

Jul 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,621 Views 3 Comments

In some centres, children and young people engaged in risk-taking behaviour, inspection reports from HIQA found.

# foster - Thursday 21 February, 2013

'Worrying' HIQA report raises questions about safety of foster children in Dublin North West
# Children
# Children

'Worrying' HIQA report raises questions about safety of foster children in Dublin North West

Feb 21st 2013, 9:59 PM 6,783 Views 43 Comments

The report found some children had remained in placements despite allegations being made about foster carers.