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#State Care

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'Standalone' referendum on children's rights to be held this autumn - Gilmore
# Children's Rights
# Children's Rights

'Standalone' referendum on children's rights to be held this autumn - Gilmore

Jun 21st 2012, 12:52 PM 2,544 Views 25 Comments

The Tánaiste says the government is keen to run the Children’s Rights referendum as soon as wording can be agreed.

Deaths of many children in care ‘may have been preventable’, report finds
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Deaths of many children in care ‘may have been preventable’, report finds

Jun 20th 2012, 3:31 PM 3,880 Views 12 Comments

The Independent Child Death Review Group underlines a catalogue of major failings of the State’s child support services.

'Harrowing' report find deaths of some children in State care were preventable
# Child Deaths
# Child Deaths

'Harrowing' report find deaths of some children in State care were preventable

Jun 20th 2012, 8:01 AM 2,238 Views 14 Comments

The independent report examined the deaths of 196 vulnerable children who were living under the care of the State from 2000 – 2010.

Report on deaths of children in State care shows 'systemic failure'
# Child Deaths
# Child Deaths

Report on deaths of children in State care shows 'systemic failure'

Jun 18th 2012, 4:52 PM 2,282 Views 12 Comments

The report by the Independent Review Group set up to examine the deaths of nearly 200 children in care and young adults known to child protection services will be published this week.

Independent report on deaths of children in state care to be published 'shortly'
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Independent report on deaths of children in state care to be published 'shortly'

May 21st 2012, 6:45 AM 1,270 Views 3 Comments

Minister for Children says that the AG’s advice has been sought over the report before its publication.

Two due in court over murder of Daniel McAnaspie
# Courts
# Courts

Two due in court over murder of Daniel McAnaspie

Dec 16th 2011, 9:26 AM 1,584 Views 0 Comments

Two people will appear in court this morning charged with murdering McAnaspie, who was killed while in State care.

Column: ‘My family couldn’t look after me’ – life inside a State home
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘My family couldn’t look after me’ – life inside a State home

Oct 19th 2011, 7:30 AM 26 Views 11 Comments

Clíodhna has been in the State childcare system for most of her life. She tells TheJournal.ie about social workers, Christmas shopping, and why she has no regrets.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Oct 18th 2011, 7:54 PM 1,325 Views 4 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: RTÉ stars face a large pay cut; Irish ex-pats get their say in the Áras race; and a war of words at the World Scrabble Championships.

Ireland will do whatever "humanly possible" to stop children dying in care - Kenny
# State Care
# State Care

Ireland will do whatever "humanly possible" to stop children dying in care - Kenny

Oct 18th 2011, 5:37 PM 364 Views 7 Comments

Enda Kenny assures the Dáil that the State will do whatever it must to ensure that no more children die in its care.

Twenty-two young people died while known to State care services
# State Care
# State Care

Twenty-two young people died while known to State care services

Oct 18th 2011, 5:37 PM 456 Views 5 Comments

The deaths took place over nine months in 2010, and include four cases of suicide.