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# State Care

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Corruption and the Catholic Church up for discussion at MacGill Summer School
Government ministers, journalists and academics will be speaking at the 32nd MacGill Summer School which starts tonight in Donegal.
Children's Ombudsman criticises application of 'in camera' rule on child cases
Emily Logan also said her office met with “resistance” when investigating children in care.
Column: Ireland will never care for its people until we admit our own guilt
Revelations over child deaths are just the latest in a long line – and nothing will change unless we move beyond scapegoats, writes Aaron McKenna.
'Standalone' referendum on children's rights to be held this autumn - Gilmore
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
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
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'
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'
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
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
Clíodhna has been in the State childcare system for most of her life. She tells about social workers, Christmas shopping, and why she has no regrets.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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
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
The deaths took place over nine months in 2010, and include four cases of suicide.