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#tusla

# tusla - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Children are being put at risk because government is dragging its heels
# Opinion
# Opinion

Children are being put at risk because government is dragging its heels

Jul 7th 2015, 4:40 PM 142 Views 20 Comments

We are failing to learn lessons from the past on child protection. It is a shameful mark of disrespect to the many children who have suffered abuse and neglect in Ireland.

# tusla - Friday 3 July, 2015

Gardaí claim child abuse investigations were badly delayed by Tusla
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

Gardaí claim child abuse investigations were badly delayed by Tusla

Jul 3rd 2015, 7:23 PM 13,970 Views 14 Comments

A new report looks at child protection services in North Dublin.

# tusla - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network

Jun 9th 2015, 1:30 PM 13,727 Views 28 Comments

It says, “The decision is dictated by the need to achieve the best use of limited available resources.”

# tusla - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers

Jun 8th 2015, 12:37 PM 10,454 Views 21 Comments

Social workers say they feel “ethically compromised” by the suggestion.

Thousands of vulnerable children are still waiting for a social worker
# At Risk
# At Risk

Thousands of vulnerable children are still waiting for a social worker

Jun 8th 2015, 6:15 AM 6,565 Views 20 Comments

The number of cases yet to be assigned to a social worker has reduced by just over 5% since the end of 2014.

# tusla - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Ignored, abandoned, deprived of food: Abuse suffered by Irish kids before they go into care
# Protection
# Protection

Ignored, abandoned, deprived of food: Abuse suffered by Irish kids before they go into care

Jun 4th 2015, 6:05 AM 11,489 Views 21 Comments

The most common form of abuse is neglect and some children suffer horrific physical and sexual abuse before the State is called on to intervene.

# tusla - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Dozens of families have offered to look after abandoned baby Maria
# Rathcoole
# Rathcoole

Dozens of families have offered to look after abandoned baby Maria

May 26th 2015, 12:11 PM 18,876 Views 23 Comments

Tusla says it “identifies an appropriate placement to suit the individual needs of each child in care”.

# tusla - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Concern after hundreds of unidentified files on families discovered in office
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Concern after hundreds of unidentified files on families discovered in office

Apr 30th 2015, 3:03 PM 10,080 Views 13 Comments

A review is being carried out now in the Laois/Offaly area.

# tusla - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Children put at 'significant risk' in Cork by State services
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Children put at 'significant risk' in Cork by State services

Mar 24th 2015, 4:57 PM 9,354 Views 7 Comments

Some children had been waiting four years for a social worker.

# tusla - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Two teens in care who disappeared last year are still missing
# Missing
# Missing

Two teens in care who disappeared last year are still missing

Jan 24th 2015, 5:00 PM 17,481 Views 5 Comments

Both teens had arrived in Ireland unaccompanied.

# tusla - Friday 9 January, 2015

'The impact on your sanity is incredible': One social worker per week resigning
# Child And Family Agency
# Child And Family Agency

'The impact on your sanity is incredible': One social worker per week resigning

Jan 9th 2015, 11:05 AM 26,765 Views 45 Comments

Between 2010-2013, there was a staff turnover rate of 15%.

# tusla - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Here's how many social worker vacancies there are nationwide
# Child And Family Agency
# Child And Family Agency

Here's how many social worker vacancies there are nationwide

Dec 31st 2014, 3:30 PM 18,403 Views 18 Comments

James Reilly shared the figures in the Dáil recently.

# tusla - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

How some teenagers are forced from foster care into direct provision once they turn 18
# Aftercare
# Aftercare

How some teenagers are forced from foster care into direct provision once they turn 18

Nov 25th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,736 Views 30 Comments

The ESRI has published a report into the care given to unaccompanied minors.

# tusla - Monday 24 November, 2014

Gardaí given names of 'more than 30 IRA abusers'
# Maíria Cahill Case
# Maíria Cahill Case

Gardaí given names of 'more than 30 IRA abusers'

Nov 24th 2014, 8:20 PM 11,233 Views 0 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald said a cross-border inquiry was being considered.

# tusla - Friday 21 November, 2014

Tusla can't prosecute creche over Prime Time revelations
# Children
# Children

Tusla can't prosecute creche over Prime Time revelations

Nov 21st 2014, 10:16 AM 11,389 Views 12 Comments

The Child and Family agency said it is seeking urgent legal advice over yesterday’s court decision as it is “critical” it has the law on its side.

# tusla - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Nine women and their children have "no place to go" if refuge closes
# No Funding
# No Funding

Nine women and their children have "no place to go" if refuge closes

Nov 11th 2014, 6:23 PM 6,525 Views 10 Comments

The Cuan Alainn refuge in Tallaght offers help to mothers and children over short-term periods, and helps set them up with longer-term housing.

# tusla - Thursday 16 October, 2014

"Disgrace" of teen girl stuck with braces over pay dispute
# Family Court
# Family Court

"Disgrace" of teen girl stuck with braces over pay dispute

Oct 16th 2014, 2:17 PM 21,316 Views 34 Comments

An orthodontist refused to remove the braces because they weren’t paid.

# tusla - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Some creches waiting FIVE years between inspections
# Growing Pains
# Growing Pains

Some creches waiting FIVE years between inspections

Aug 27th 2014, 9:25 AM 4,511 Views 11 Comments

“It’s just not good enough,” says Early Childhood Ireland.

# tusla - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

There were 6,500 children in care at the end of May
# Childcare
# Childcare

There were 6,500 children in care at the end of May

Aug 26th 2014, 4:49 PM 7,669 Views 17 Comments

The majority were in foster care.

# tusla - Monday 25 August, 2014

Is one inspector for 21,000 kids good enough?... Fresh questions raised over Ireland's creches
# Childcare
# Childcare

Is one inspector for 21,000 kids good enough?... Fresh questions raised over Ireland's creches

Aug 25th 2014, 2:06 PM 9,578 Views 25 Comments

New figures show huge inconsistencies in the number of creche inspectors, with Dublin and the north-east faring worst.

# tusla - Thursday 17 July, 2014

One-year-old died in tragic accident in her home, just months after being reunited with mother
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

One-year-old died in tragic accident in her home, just months after being reunited with mother

Jul 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 22,442 Views 11 Comments

Susan had spent some time in the care of the State before her death at the age of 15 months.

# tusla - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

91 children known to HSE died in four years - one quarter by suicide
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

91 children known to HSE died in four years - one quarter by suicide

Jul 16th 2014, 6:00 PM 8,768 Views 15 Comments

More than three quarters of these children were living with their families at the time.

Social workers were called after family refused treatment for ill son
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Social workers were called after family refused treatment for ill son

Jul 16th 2014, 6:00 PM 16,035 Views 19 Comments

The social work teams were commended for their handling of the case.

Teen who died 'allowed remain too long' in home where drug use was the norm
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Teen who died 'allowed remain too long' in home where drug use was the norm

Jul 16th 2014, 12:16 PM 14,078 Views 33 Comments

Nicholas was just 17 when he died due to misuse of drugs.

'Little appreciation' from State that Luke was at risk of harm while in care
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

'Little appreciation' from State that Luke was at risk of harm while in care

Jul 16th 2014, 10:59 AM 8,310 Views 19 Comments

Tusla, the child and family agency has published four reports into the deaths of children in State care.

Reports into deaths of five children in State care due today
# Tusla
# Tusla

Reports into deaths of five children in State care due today

Jul 16th 2014, 7:55 AM 3,485 Views 12 Comments

It is believed one of the reports concerns a “very young” child.

# tusla - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

'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 7,111 Views 0 Comments

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

# tusla - Monday 30 June, 2014

Why did all these Chinese 'teens' go missing in Ireland?
# Missing
# Missing

Why did all these Chinese 'teens' go missing in Ireland?

Jun 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 37,939 Views 35 Comments

Numbers of missing migrant children fell significantly after the system was reformed, leading experts to believe it had been used by smugglers to sneak people into the country.

# tusla - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Complaints to Children's Ombudsman have increased by 15% since 2010
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Complaints to Children's Ombudsman have increased by 15% since 2010

Jun 10th 2014, 7:42 PM 4,517 Views 4 Comments

One particular investigation showed that a child had been moved to 11 different residencies in 4 months.

# tusla - Monday 9 June, 2014

Tusla given "sensitive, personal" records from three mother-and-baby homes
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

Tusla given "sensitive, personal" records from three mother-and-baby homes

Jun 9th 2014, 7:11 PM 10,604 Views 29 Comments

The information relates to the Tuam home, Bessborough in Cork, and St Patrick’s on the Navan Road in Dublin.

# tusla - Friday 30 May, 2014

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine
# Unprotected
# Unprotected

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine

May 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,064 Views 32 Comments

The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.

# tusla - Monday 24 February, 2014

39 convictions for parents so far over children missing school last year
# Court
# Court

39 convictions for parents so far over children missing school last year

Feb 24th 2014, 5:50 PM 29,330 Views 79 Comments

In total last year, there were 175 court summons given to parents over 101 children.

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