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#fred mcbride

# fred-mcbride - Thursday 30 August, 2018

The CEO of Tusla, Fred McBride, is resigning

The organisation has been plagued with a number of scandals in recent years.

# fred-mcbride - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'

The CEO of Tusla has said this area is “one of the most challenging” aspects of the agency’s work.

# fred-mcbride - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Tusla CEO on McCabe case: 'It still riles me slightly. The cut and paste error wasn't us'

Fred McBride did say that Tusla “mismanaged” aspects of the case but the original error didn’t come from them.

# fred-mcbride - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'It certainly doesn't help': Tusla CEO says negative media coverage makes it harder to keep staff

Fred McBride was speaking at the end of another challenging year for the Child and Family Agency.

# fred-mcbride - Thursday 21 December, 2017

'We're not trying to manipulate figures': Tusla says social worker backlog is lower than numbers suggest

The stats show that there are just under 5,300 cases where children are not allocated a social worker.

# fred-mcbride - Monday 21 August, 2017

Former Tusla boss was paid €40k after leaving post last year

The figures were revealed in the agency’s annual accounts.

# fred-mcbride - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'It's not always as straightforward': Tusla chief on removing children at high risk from State care

Tusla chief executive Fred McBride was speaking at the Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs this morning.

# fred-mcbride - 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.

# fred-mcbride - Monday 22 May, 2017

Tusla inquiries are a 'major distraction' according to chief executive

McBride was speaking at the launch of Tusla’s new child protection and welfare strategy for 2017-2022.

# fred-mcbride - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Teenage boy in care found dead on Dublin street on Monday

The Child and Family ageny, Tusla, is investigating the death of the 17-year-old boy.

# fred-mcbride - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Unnerving' proposal could see sexual abuse victims be questioned by alleged abusers

Social workers say they feel “ethically compromised” by the suggestion.

# fred-mcbride - Friday 9 January, 2015

'The impact on your sanity is incredible': One social worker per week resigning

Between 2010-2013, there was a staff turnover rate of 15%.