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# Grace case

This year
# Abuse
Minister tells Grace case inquiry it is 'imperative' it completes report within 12 months
Minister tells Commission it is ‘fair and reasonable’ that work can be completed within the timeframe.
# Grace case
Government grants yet another year long extension to Grace case inquiry
The final report was due to be completed in May 2019, nearly four years ago.
Last year
# Grace case
DPP explanation needed on why no charges brought in 'Grace' case, says McGuinness
FF TD John McGuinness says a change to the law should happen to ensure that agencies and individuals can be held accountable.
All time
# paul reid
HSE boss says he is trying to improve accountability in the organisation
Paul Reid said there should be a culture that embraces disclosure of wrongdoing.
# Grace case
HSE workers who failed ‘Grace’ should be prosecuted, Dáil told
The Farrelly Commission has been investigating the case and has published two interim reports, which were debated by the Dail on Thursday.
# Grace case
Government 'reluctantly' grants second year long extension to Grace case inquiry
The Farrelly Commission to provide its final phase report by 15 May 2020.
# Grace case
Grace probe delayed: Problems interviewing elderly witnesses 'not predicted', says Minister
The Commission of Investigation has been granted another 12 months to complete its work.
# Foster Care
Michael Noonan’s handling of the ‘Grace' case will be examined next year
‘Grace’ was left in an abusive foster home in the southeast of the country for 20 years.
# Abuse
HSE boss says care agency that looked after 'Grace' was not treated unfairly
Tony O’Brien was told by one committee member that he is pre-empting the work of the inquiry.
# Grace case
Staff involved in care for 'Grace' were promoted, PAC told
In April, a €6.3 million settlement for Grace was approved by the High Court.
# care of the state
Grace case whistleblower says she's 'disappointed' with HSE's response
The whistleblower, who remains anonymous, told RTÉ’s This Week that she wants to appear before committee to set the record straight.
# Abuse
€6.3 million settlement approved for woman at centre of Grace case
Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness said that the settlement was appropriate, but questioned whether anything had changed at the HSE and Tusla.
Woman with intellectual disabilties left in foster home for two years after claims of sexual abuse
Yesterday, Cabinet was informed about new disability protocols which will cost €7 million per year.
# Foster Care
'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension
The Director General of the HSE was before an Oireachtas committee yesterday to correct the record.
# new allegations
'As a parent, this is your worst nightmare': Sister of child at 'Grace' home speaks out
It is claimed the HSE was told of concerns about the foster home before Grace was placed there.
# all in favour
Differences between the Grace terms of reference, before and after? There aren't many, but they mean a lot...
There aren’t many differences between the before-and-after terms, but what has changed matters.
# Dáil Debate
The Government has re-written the terms for the Grace inquiry after criticism
The Cabinet signed off on new terms last evening after criticism in the Dáil.
# Top Priority
'Nobody will be excluded': Govt promises answers in Grace inquiry within 6 months
The terms of reference for the commission of investigation was agreed at cabinet today.
# Grace case
HSE 'regrets but understands' why Grace's mother won't accept their apology
“The past nine years have been a living hell for me,” Grace’s mother told RTÉ Investigates.
# Grace
Grace: The four missed opportunities to make her safe
Taoiseach Enda Kenny today announced that a commission of investigation will be set up.