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#Foster parents

# foster-parents - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

New website launched to help explain to children in care why Tusla is in their lives
# Changing Futures
# Changing Futures

New website launched to help explain to children in care why Tusla is in their lives

Mar 5th 2019, 12:39 PM 9,591 Views 20 Comments

The website has been designed by young people with lived experience of the care system.

# foster-parents - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'
# Careday19
# Careday19

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'

Feb 16th 2019, 9:00 AM 10,496 Views 3 Comments

A number of young people shared their experiences yesterday and said they want to erase the stigma attached to being in the care system.

# foster-parents - Saturday 19 November, 2016

'They drive you nuts and make you laugh' - Irish foster carers share their stories
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

'They drive you nuts and make you laugh' - Irish foster carers share their stories

Nov 19th 2016, 8:30 PM 14,741 Views 6 Comments

The child and family agency is currently running a campaign looking for a home for one particular child.

# foster-parents - Thursday 15 September, 2016

No prosecution for parents accused of sexually abusing their two children
# Courts
# Courts

No prosecution for parents accused of sexually abusing their two children

Sep 15th 2016, 1:33 PM 21,178 Views 0 Comments

Legal action has been brought by the children’s foster parents in an effort to block them from being reunited with their natural parents.

# foster-parents - Monday 29 August, 2016

Child in foster care has "serious anxiety" and worries about his mother's welfare
# Family Court
# Family Court

Child in foster care has "serious anxiety" and worries about his mother's welfare

Aug 29th 2016, 6:05 AM 17,981 Views 0 Comments

A family court heard the child recently had an argument with his foster family.

# foster-parents - Monday 23 May, 2016

Young child taken from grandparents and put into foster care because of their age
# Courts
# Courts

Young child taken from grandparents and put into foster care because of their age

May 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 82,434 Views 0 Comments

“He is our pride and joy” – couple in their 60s devastated by Tusla decision.

# foster-parents - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Mother settles case against HSE over Facebook posts
# Courts
# Courts

Mother settles case against HSE over Facebook posts

May 6th 2015, 6:36 PM 24,370 Views 0 Comments

The woman claimed that foster parents looking after her child put up a number of posts about her on Facebook.

# foster-parents - Friday 20 February, 2015

Poll: Should 'unhealthy' people be rejected as foster parents?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should 'unhealthy' people be rejected as foster parents?

Feb 20th 2015, 10:05 AM 15,713 Views 119 Comments

The Children’s Minister said the obesity of an applicant would have to be considered.

# foster-parents - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

New child protection service for migrant families launched
# Cultural Sensitivity
# Cultural Sensitivity

New child protection service for migrant families launched

Jun 10th 2014, 1:56 PM 6,193 Views 114 Comments

The initiative has been established to address the “general lack of understanding and stigma surrounding migrant families going through child protection interventions”.

# foster-parents - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Two kidnapped Dutch children found in Bosnia
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

Two kidnapped Dutch children found in Bosnia

Jan 16th 2013, 7:36 PM 16,717 Views 14 Comments

Bosnian have located two Dutch children who were kidnapped in the Netherlands last year and arrested their former foster parents.

# foster-parents - Thursday 3 January, 2013

DSPCA issue urgent foster appeal for cats
# Cat Flu
# Cat Flu

DSPCA issue urgent foster appeal for cats

Jan 3rd 2013, 2:44 PM 8,172 Views 45 Comments

Around 20 cats and kittens have contracted cat flu and need to be homed until they recover.

# foster-parents - Monday 26 December, 2011

Column: ‘I didn’t really know my own Mam’ – why one woman became a foster mother
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I didn’t really know my own Mam’ – why one woman became a foster mother

Dec 26th 2011, 3:00 PM 35 Views 5 Comments

Mary Downey, a foster parent for almost 20 years, describes the ups, the downs and the heartbreak of being a mother to other people’s children.