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# tusla - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Child with profound disability left in hospital for two years after HSE and Tusla unable to secure care for him
# Investigation
# Investigation

Child with profound disability left in hospital for two years after HSE and Tusla unable to secure care for him

Nov 26th 2020, 8:39 AM 36,288 Views 59 Comments

The child suffered brain damage and significant life-changing injuries in 2016.

# tusla - Friday 23 October, 2020

Legal advice is that GDPR is 'prohibited' by 2004 Act on Mother and Baby Homes Commission - Department
# Database
# Database

Legal advice is that GDPR is 'prohibited' by 2004 Act on Mother and Baby Homes Commission - Department

Updated Oct 23rd 2020, 10:15 PM 68,092 Views 72 Comments

The minister has defended the legislation but said he regrets poorly communicating what it intends to do.

Fionn Davenport: I was born in a mother and baby home - we have a right to our past
# Opinion
# Opinion

Fionn Davenport: I was born in a mother and baby home - we have a right to our past

Oct 23rd 2020, 9:04 AM 55,863 Views 33 Comments

Writer Fionn Davenport says the government’s rushing through of legislation last night condemns survivors of mother and baby homes to 30 more years of darkness.

# tusla - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'When your mother cried during labour, she was paying for her sins': Stories of mother and baby home survivors read into Dáil record
# Commission
# Commission

'When your mother cried during labour, she was paying for her sins': Stories of mother and baby home survivors read into Dáil record

Oct 22nd 2020, 9:30 AM 64,533 Views 32 Comments

Powerful testimonies of survivors from mother and baby homes were read out in the Dáil last night.

# tusla - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Senators express 'serious concern' that mother and baby home records will be sealed for 30 years
# Commission
# Commission

Senators express 'serious concern' that mother and baby home records will be sealed for 30 years

Updated Oct 14th 2020, 4:41 PM 43,698 Views 36 Comments

The Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes is due to submit its final report later this month.

# tusla - Monday 17 August, 2020

Tusla suffers 23 'high risk' data breaches - including stolen files and loss of devices - since last year
# Child And Family Agency
# Child And Family Agency

Tusla suffers 23 'high risk' data breaches - including stolen files and loss of devices - since last year

Aug 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 14,160 Views 9 Comments

The vast majority of the cases involved an “employee error or omission”.

# tusla - Monday 13 July, 2020

'He's devastated that he hasn't seen his child': The stories of children taken into care during Covid-19
# Cclrp
# Cclrp

'He's devastated that he hasn't seen his child': The stories of children taken into care during Covid-19

Jul 13th 2020, 6:10 AM 21,186 Views 0 Comments

The Child Care Law Reporting Project published its latest reports today.

# tusla - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Tusla expressed concern children could be at risk of 'immediate harm' due to restrictions on its services
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Tusla expressed concern children could be at risk of 'immediate harm' due to restrictions on its services

May 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 12,238 Views 19 Comments

Internal risk reports expressed concern about the impact of reduced home visits and face-to-face meetings.

# tusla - Friday 8 May, 2020

'An awful lot of neglect': Fears for safety of children as Tusla points to drop-off in child protection referrals
# Abuse And Neglect
# Abuse And Neglect

'An awful lot of neglect': Fears for safety of children as Tusla points to drop-off in child protection referrals

May 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,807 Views 15 Comments

Teachers and other professionals play a role in reporting suspected cases of child abuse – but schools are now closed until September.

# tusla - Friday 27 March, 2020

Boy was used by older peers to take part in illegal fight club, court told
# Tusla
# Tusla

Boy was used by older peers to take part in illegal fight club, court told

Mar 27th 2020, 3:00 PM 35,808 Views 0 Comments

The teen, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is currently being detained at a special care unit.

# tusla - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Tusla 'accidentally disclosed' contact and location information of mother and child victim to alleged abuser
# Data Breaches
# Data Breaches

Tusla 'accidentally disclosed' contact and location information of mother and child victim to alleged abuser

Feb 20th 2020, 8:24 AM 29,183 Views 32 Comments

This and other data breaches are outlined in the Data Protection Commission’s annual report.

# tusla - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Survivors group 'concerned' that alleged child abusers could be allowed interview complainants
# Tusla
# Tusla

Survivors group 'concerned' that alleged child abusers could be allowed interview complainants

Feb 4th 2020, 1:18 PM 9,603 Views 17 Comments

Tusla’s new guidelines mean social workers could have to “stress test” allegations during interviews.

# tusla - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Two crèches set to close following Tusla inspections
# Closure
# Closure

Two crèches set to close following Tusla inspections

Jan 22nd 2020, 5:34 PM 48,271 Views 0 Comments

The two crèches are in Dublin and Wicklow.

# tusla - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Tusla apologises to young woman for 'lack of support' after she was raped by her foster dad
# Apology
# Apology

Tusla apologises to young woman for 'lack of support' after she was raped by her foster dad

Dec 19th 2019, 12:06 AM 24,563 Views 19 Comments

He was convicted by a jury and sentenced to 12 years in prison last month.

# tusla - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Internal Tusla documents reveal staff complained of poor engagement from Scouting Ireland
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Internal Tusla documents reveal staff complained of poor engagement from Scouting Ireland

Dec 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 14,294 Views 8 Comments

Early drafts of a letter that caused a row between the agency and Scouting Ireland contained stronger criticism of the organisation than the final version.

# tusla - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

'Lily is 83. Her son has moved in - and he's taken control of her pension'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Lily is 83. Her son has moved in - and he's taken control of her pension'

Dec 11th 2019, 7:00 AM 103,630 Views 25 Comments

New research being launched today shows how vulnerable adults are falling through the cracks when it comes to safeguarding.

# tusla - Friday 6 December, 2019

Teenage girl was on mental health waiting list for three months before suicide
# National Review Panel
# National Review Panel

Teenage girl was on mental health waiting list for three months before suicide

Dec 6th 2019, 2:16 PM 43,831 Views 14 Comments

Niamh’s case is among three child deaths examined by the National Review Panel.

# tusla - Friday 29 November, 2019

Tusla defers deadline for crèches to submit fire risk assessments
# Childcare
# Childcare

Tusla defers deadline for crèches to submit fire risk assessments

Nov 29th 2019, 10:02 AM 8,050 Views 21 Comments

Some childcare providers were finding it “particularly challenging” to carry out fire risk assessments.

# tusla - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help
# Epic
# Epic

Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help

Nov 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 4,392 Views 3 Comments

Children as young as five years old required the support of advocates last year.

# tusla - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Chair of Tusla says 'journey of reform' lies ahead with further improvements needed 'on a daily basis'
# Tusla
# Tusla

Chair of Tusla says 'journey of reform' lies ahead with further improvements needed 'on a daily basis'

Nov 2nd 2019, 9:15 AM 15,090 Views 27 Comments

The former Labour Party leader was addressing foster carers at a conference this morning.

# tusla - Friday 1 November, 2019

Tusla employee jailed for three years for possession of child pornography images
# Cork
# Cork

Tusla employee jailed for three years for possession of child pornography images

Nov 1st 2019, 1:57 PM 26,901 Views 54 Comments

The images were the most serious of their kind.

# tusla - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Foster carers finally given insurance cover by the State following three-year long battle
# Exposed
# Exposed

Foster carers finally given insurance cover by the State following three-year long battle

Oct 31st 2019, 6:00 AM 10,023 Views 10 Comments

Some of the 4,500 foster carers in Ireland said the lack of cover had left them exposed

# tusla - Monday 14 October, 2019

RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Hyde and Seek exposé
# Hyde And Seek
# Hyde And Seek

RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Hyde and Seek exposé

Oct 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,589 Views 32 Comments

The RTÉ documentary about the Hyde and Seek chain was broadcast on 24 July.

# tusla - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Gay couple encourage other members of the LGBT community to consider fostering children
# Tusla
# Tusla

Gay couple encourage other members of the LGBT community to consider fostering children

Oct 12th 2019, 8:30 AM 43,855 Views 26 Comments

There are more than 6,000 children in state care in Ireland.

# tusla - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Parents left in limbo after Tusla closes unregistered aftercare facility in south Dublin
# Childcare
# Childcare

Parents left in limbo after Tusla closes unregistered aftercare facility in south Dublin

Oct 10th 2019, 12:05 AM 39,801 Views 41 Comments

Dimples Creche in Sandyford has been forced to close its after-care from tomorrow.

# tusla - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Allocation of social workers to children in foster care 'chaotic', inspection finds

Allocation of social workers to children in foster care 'chaotic', inspection finds

Oct 3rd 2019, 12:54 PM 7,522 Views 5 Comments

At the time of the inspection, 22% of children did not have an allocated social worker.

# tusla - Monday 23 September, 2019

New rules proposed to limit schools teaching 'difficult' children for fewer hours
# Reduced Timetables
# Reduced Timetables

New rules proposed to limit schools teaching 'difficult' children for fewer hours

Sep 23rd 2019, 7:20 AM 20,188 Views 35 Comments

Concerns have been raised over the use of reduced timetables.

# tusla - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told
# High Court
# High Court

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told

Sep 19th 2019, 6:43 PM 8,940 Views 0 Comments

The case will be mentioned before the High Court in October.

# tusla - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Woman avoids being sent back to jail for identifying her son in childcare proceedings on social media
# Courts
# Courts

Woman avoids being sent back to jail for identifying her son in childcare proceedings on social media

Aug 27th 2019, 2:35 PM 27,688 Views 0 Comments

It is a criminal offence to identify anyone who is the subject of childcare proceedings.

# tusla - Monday 19 August, 2019

Judge warns of 'serious consequences' after woman posts about childcare proceedings on social media
# Tusla
# Tusla

Judge warns of 'serious consequences' after woman posts about childcare proceedings on social media

Aug 19th 2019, 4:45 PM 43,934 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s lawyer initially told the court that his client was not willing to remove the material.

# tusla - Friday 16 August, 2019

Solicitor tells court Tusla needs to ‘get their act together’ about putting youths in hostels
# Tusla
# Tusla

Solicitor tells court Tusla needs to ‘get their act together’ about putting youths in hostels

Aug 16th 2019, 3:13 PM 13,761 Views 0 Comments

The teen has been charged in connection with an alleged incident at a Spar shop on Drumcondra Road.

# tusla - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Watchdog finds that Tusla failed to alert gardaí to crimes against children in a timely manner
# HIQA Inspections
# HIQA Inspections

Watchdog finds that Tusla failed to alert gardaí to crimes against children in a timely manner

Aug 14th 2019, 11:28 AM 13,778 Views 60 Comments

Neglect and sexual abuse were among the suspected crimes that Tusla was slow to report.

# tusla - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Department of Children doesn't know identity of 37 childcare facilities at 'critical' level of risk
# Creche Scandal
# Creche Scandal

Department of Children doesn't know identity of 37 childcare facilities at 'critical' level of risk

Aug 1st 2019, 5:36 PM 10,156 Views 9 Comments

The figure was revealed at an Oireachtas committee hearing yesterday morning.

# tusla - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Tusla identifies 'critical' level of risk at 37 childcare facilities across the country
# Creche Scandal
# Creche Scandal

Tusla identifies 'critical' level of risk at 37 childcare facilities across the country

Jul 31st 2019, 5:30 PM 19,277 Views 35 Comments

The figure was revealed at an Oireachtas committee hearing this morning.

Tusla: 'No cast-iron guarantee' that incidents seen in RTÉ creche footage will never happen again
# Oireachtas Hearing
# Oireachtas Hearing

Tusla: 'No cast-iron guarantee' that incidents seen in RTÉ creche footage will never happen again

Jul 31st 2019, 3:21 PM 8,225 Views 27 Comments

The agency appeared before an Oireachtas hearing this morning.

# tusla - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Hyde & Seek creche owner ordered to pay damages over standard of rental accommodation in 2013
# Hyde And Seek
# Hyde And Seek

Hyde & Seek creche owner ordered to pay damages over standard of rental accommodation in 2013

Jul 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 59,279 Views 57 Comments

Anne Davy featured in an RTÉ Investigates documentary into childcare this week.

# tusla - Friday 26 July, 2019

Issues of non-compliance found at fourth Hyde & Seek creche not featured in documentary
# Creche Scandal
# Creche Scandal

Issues of non-compliance found at fourth Hyde & Seek creche not featured in documentary

Jul 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 24,827 Views 22 Comments

The Drumcondra creche was not covered on this week’s RTÉ documentary.

# tusla - Thursday 25 July, 2019

'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme

Updated Jul 25th 2019, 2:18 PM 53,812 Views 43 Comments

Meanwhile, Hyde and Seek it had taken steps to deal with “urgent issues” highlighted in the RTÉ programme last night.

Tusla releases advice for parents as Zappone 'appalled' at treatment of children in creches
# Hyde And Seek
# Hyde And Seek

Tusla releases advice for parents as Zappone 'appalled' at treatment of children in creches

Jul 25th 2019, 8:41 AM 32,013 Views 77 Comments

Children were filmed being roughly handled in the footage recorded by RTÉ Investigates, and concerns were raised about fire safety and other issues.

Planning authority raised concerns about fire evacuation at Hyde & Seek creche before its construction
# Creches
# Creches

Planning authority raised concerns about fire evacuation at Hyde & Seek creche before its construction

Jul 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 20,663 Views 20 Comments

A number of fire safety issues at the creche chain were raised during an RTÉ documentary last night.

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