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Tusla can't prosecute creche over Prime Time revelations
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.
Nine women and their children have "no place to go" if refuge closes
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.
"Disgrace" of teen girl stuck with braces over pay dispute
An orthodontist refused to remove the braces because they weren’t paid.
Some creches waiting FIVE years between inspections
“It’s just not good enough,” says Early Childhood Ireland.
There were 6,500 children in care at the end of May
The majority were in foster care.
Is one inspector for 21,000 kids good enough?... Fresh questions raised over Ireland's creches
New figures show huge inconsistencies in the number of creche inspectors, with Dublin and the north-east faring worst.
One-year-old died in tragic accident in her home, just months after being reunited with mother
Susan had spent some time in the care of the State before her death at the age of 15 months.
91 children known to HSE died in four years - one quarter by suicide
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
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
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
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
It is believed one of the reports concerns a “very young” child.
'A wake up call': Where to now after the Logan Report?
The report into the removal of two Roma children from their families last year has been described as “shocking”.
Why did all these Chinese 'teens' go missing in Ireland?
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.
Complaints to Children's Ombudsman have increased by 15% since 2010
One particular investigation showed that a child had been moved to 11 different residencies in 4 months.
Tusla given "sensitive, personal" records from three mother-and-baby homes
The information relates to the Tuam home, Bessborough in Cork, and St Patrick’s on the Navan Road in Dublin.
HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine
The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.
39 convictions for parents so far over children missing school last year
In total last year, there were 175 court summons given to parents over 101 children.