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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

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'

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

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

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

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 Exclusive

“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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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.