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#Roma children

# roma-children - Friday 29 May, 2015

Garda in Roma children case released without charge
# Chilling Effect
# Chilling Effect

Garda in Roma children case released without charge

May 29th 2015, 9:23 AM 14,715 Views 14 Comments

The NUJ said there were “many unusual aspects’” to the arrest.

# roma-children - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Ombudsman for Children should have a role in new Independent Policing Authority – Logan
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Ombudsman for Children should have a role in new Independent Policing Authority – Logan

Sep 2nd 2014, 1:03 PM 4,311 Views 4 Comments

She also called for an independent audit of 700 cases where children were removed from their families by gardaí.

# roma-children - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Garda car shortage meant hour delay in child 'abduction' response
# Logan Report
# Logan Report

Garda car shortage meant hour delay in child 'abduction' response

Jul 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 23,755 Views 70 Comments

It also took two hours for the incident to be assigned to a garda.

# roma-children - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

"Ethnic profiling" a factor in removal of Roma children, report finds
# Taken
# Taken

"Ethnic profiling" a factor in removal of Roma children, report finds

Jul 1st 2014, 11:15 PM 13,160 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach, Minister for Justice and the interim Garda Commissioner have all apologised for what happened in the cases in Athlone and Tallaght.

Roma girl dyes hair to prevent being taken away from her family again
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Roma girl dyes hair to prevent being taken away from her family again

Jul 1st 2014, 10:27 PM 22,137 Views 40 Comments

The little girl had blonde hair and blue eyes, different to her parents and siblings.

'A wake up call': Where to now after the Logan Report?
# Reaction
# Reaction

'A wake up call': Where to now after the Logan Report?

Jul 1st 2014, 8:30 PM 7,050 Views 0 Comments

The report into the removal of two Roma children from their families last year has been described as “shocking”.

Timeline: Here's what happened to the Roma Child T in Tallaght
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Timeline: Here's what happened to the Roma Child T in Tallaght

Jul 1st 2014, 8:15 PM 15,302 Views 124 Comments

A Facebook message sparked a chain of events where a Roma child with blonde hair was removed from her family in Tallaght.

# roma-children - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Roma child cases: Emily Logan's handed her report in to Alan Shatter
# Children's Ombudsman
# Children's Ombudsman

Roma child cases: Emily Logan's handed her report in to Alan Shatter

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:17 PM 14,352 Views 56 Comments

The removal of the two children from their families in Dublin and Athlone last October led to strong criticism of the HSE and Gardaí.

# roma-children - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Garda Commissioner says media reports on Roma child cases "not accurate"
# Martin Callinan
# Martin Callinan

Garda Commissioner says media reports on Roma child cases "not accurate"

Nov 13th 2013, 3:16 PM 6,804 Views 43 Comments

It was reported at the weekend that local social workers were left out of the loop when gardaí removed a two-year-old Roma boy from his family.

# roma-children - Friday 8 November, 2013

Ministers receive gardaí and HSE reports on Roma children
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Ministers receive gardaí and HSE reports on Roma children

Nov 8th 2013, 6:20 PM 5,276 Views 30 Comments

The two reports come a fortnight after the removal of two children, aged seven and two, from their parents in Dublin and Athlone after authorities were informed that they were not their children.

# roma-children - Friday 25 October, 2013

Children's Ombudsman given powers to investigate gardaí as well as HSE
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Children's Ombudsman given powers to investigate gardaí as well as HSE

Oct 25th 2013, 6:44 PM 7,288 Views 69 Comments

It follows the removal of two children, aged seven and two, from their parents in Dublin and Athlone on Monday and Tuesday of this week after authorities were informed that they were not their children.

Column: Ireland’s child protection policy seems guided by medieval fairy tales
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s child protection policy seems guided by medieval fairy tales

Oct 25th 2013, 1:04 PM 62 Views 137 Comments

What we’ve seen happen to Roma families in Ireland this is week is something we all would like to think disappeared centuries ago – a witch-hunt.

# roma-children - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Oct 24th 2013, 11:10 PM 11,983 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about an inquiry into the Roma child cases, cheap alcohol and re-opening the Madeleine McCann case.

HSE child services chief to meet with Garda Commissioner on Roma cases
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

HSE child services chief to meet with Garda Commissioner on Roma cases

Oct 24th 2013, 11:09 PM 9,093 Views 1 Comment

Gordon Jeyes will head up the HSE report on the two cases in Tallaght and Athlone, with the findings of the review to be handed over to the Children’s Ombudsman.

Gilmore: What was the immediate and serious threat that justified their removal?
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Gilmore: What was the immediate and serious threat that justified their removal?

Oct 24th 2013, 11:29 AM 5,949 Views 70 Comments

The Tánaiste has said there are questions that need to be answered about the removal of two children from their families in Athlone and Dublin this week.

Human Rights Commissioner slams media reporting of Roma child cases
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Human Rights Commissioner slams media reporting of Roma child cases

Oct 24th 2013, 9:45 AM 6,134 Views 0 Comments

Nils Muižnieks says reporting of the cases reinforced the myth of Roma people “as child abductors”.

Shatter: Greece case may have had 'some undue influence' on Roma child removals
# Roma Children
# Roma Children

Shatter: Greece case may have had 'some undue influence' on Roma child removals

Oct 24th 2013, 8:43 AM 4,900 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Justice has said that he has “no doubt” that gardaí and the HSE acted in good faith and expects a report on what happened within two weeks