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#vulnerable children

# vulnerable-children - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Children's Ombudsman says State must ensure vulnerable children are not be 'left behind' due to Covid
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Children's Ombudsman says State must ensure vulnerable children are not be 'left behind' due to Covid

Sep 16th 2020, 9:10 AM 10,040 Views 7 Comments

Dr Niall Muldoon said vulnerable children are finding it much more difficult to manage through the pandemic.

# vulnerable-children - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Foster carers 'felt disrespected' by social workers, report finds
# Vulnerable Children
# Vulnerable Children

Foster carers 'felt disrespected' by social workers, report finds

Jul 16th 2017, 7:30 AM 9,706 Views 7 Comments

In all, 300 social workers and foster carers responded to a joint consultation from Tusla and the Irish Foster Care Association.

# vulnerable-children - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'I was afraid of my father. I thought it was normal to be afraid of adults'
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

'I was afraid of my father. I thought it was normal to be afraid of adults'

May 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,137 Views 19 Comments

A new report from NUI Galway highlights the experiences of children in foster care in Ireland.

# vulnerable-children - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Behind each of these numbers is a child that needs help': The business of fostering in Ireland
# Vulnerable Children
# Vulnerable Children

'Behind each of these numbers is a child that needs help': The business of fostering in Ireland

May 21st 2017, 10:00 PM 18,686 Views 23 Comments

The State spends over €100 million on foster care each year but Tusla’s role in providing this care is under sharp scrutiny.

# vulnerable-children - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Baby Maria, childcare, and why all we want the 'storybook child'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Baby Maria, childcare, and why all we want the 'storybook child'

Jun 16th 2015, 9:00 PM 234 Views 30 Comments

There are currently over 6,000 children in the Irish care system but in childhood, as in life, the implication is that younger is better.