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#child care act

# child-care-act - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Tusla is "very concerned" after child sexual abuse issue raised on RTE Investigates

A report published yesterday found chronic systemic failures in the functions carried out by Tusla.

# child-care-act - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Over 120 children under the age of one were in state care last Christmas

The Child and Family Agency has a statutory duty to children who are not receiving adequate care and protection.

# child-care-act - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Are Ireland's children in care subject to a "geographic lottery"?

That’s what the Child Care Law Reporting Project is asking.

# child-care-act - Sunday 16 November, 2014

'Social workers can't do their jobs properly due to under resourcing'

Social work expert Maurice Fenton said that the relationship between children and carers is being sacrificed.

# child-care-act - Monday 16 December, 2013

Gardaí had previous child protection concerns over family of Roma girl placed in care

The lead garda said however that he himself did not speak to the woman who initially raised concerns about the girl.

# child-care-act - Thursday 24 October, 2013

HSE child services chief to meet with Garda Commissioner on Roma cases

Gordon Jeyes will head up the HSE report on the two cases in Tallaght and Athlone, with the findings of the review to be handed over to the Children’s Ombudsman.

# child-care-act - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Column: Why and how are children taken into State care?

When the State intervenes in family situations, it does so in our name. We should be aware of child care proceedings so we can all participate in an informed discussion rather than reacting to the latest headline, writes Carol Coulter.

DNA tests being carried out on girl found living with Roma family

The child, who has blonde hair and blue eyes, was removed from the family on Monday by gardaí using powers granted under the Child Care Act.